Restrictions loosen at long-term care homes in Ontario

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TORONTO — Long-term care residents in Ontario can now have outdoor visits with up to 10 people at a time. The province says they can...

Ontario Building New and Improved Long-Term Care in North Bay and Across Ontario

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NORTH BAY — The Ontario government is redeveloping and expanding Water’s Edge Care Community, a long-term care home in North Bay. This investment is...

Ontario Launches Applications for 2021-22 Seniors Community Grant

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TORONTO — The Ontario government is investing $5 million in the 2021-22 Seniors Community Grant program to help enable municipalities and local organizations to...

Ontario Easing Restrictions on Long-Term Care

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TORONTO — Thanks to high levels of vaccination in long-term care homes and improvements in key public health care indicators, Ontario is allowing long-term...

NDP continues fight for seniors left behind in budget

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New Democrats are championing the cause of seniors 65- 74 years old who have been cut out of the government’s pandemic measures and plan...

Living monument for MMIWG2S

The Grandmother’s Voice is an Indigenous initiative based in Halton, Ontario, with a vision to create a safe and welcoming network where Elders and...

Big Win for Small Town

Northern Credit Union has announced in the Island Clippings, a local publication, that the Richard’s Landing Branch on St. Joseph Island will remain open. It...

Elders Conference: virtually connecting through COVID-19

The 22nd annual Elders Gathering will take place virtually for the second year in a row.  This event is run by the Association of...

Throat-singing through the generations

From Baker Lake Nunavut, 6 Year-old Nevaeh loves to throat-sing with her 90 year-old Anaanatsia (grandmother). Her grandmother Winnie Putumiraqtuq was born in 1931 near...

Paramedics, care providers give in-home vaccinations to homebound Ontario seniors

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TORONTO — It's hard for Prentice Scott to choose a highlight from a day spent vaccinating seniors against COVID-19 in the lobby of their...