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Trudy Skidnook and her mother, Helen Skidnook, live at the Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre.

Mother and daughter together again in long-term care

Editor’s note: We are saddened to learn of Helen’s passing. Loved by many, she will be missed. When Trudy Skidnook moved ...

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“Busy blankets” calm residents with dementia.

“Busy blankets” calm residents with dementia

Busy blankets keep fidgeting hands occupied and have a soothing effect on symptoms of agitation, restlessness and anxiety

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Nurse Julie Rondeau consults with Dr. Martin Botha, one of the hospitalists at St. Mary’s Hospital in Camrose.

Doctors hired in Camrose to specialize in hospital care

St. Mary’s Hospital in Camrose has a different approach to caring for its patients. Instead of family doctors in the community ...

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Grove City Chorus brings Christmas cheer to Misericordia patients

Every year at this time, the members of the Grove City Chorus gather at Edmonton’s Misericordia Community Hospital in matching green ...

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Penny Cooper playing her Celtic harp

A retired caregiver provides comfort to patients through the power of music

A former health care aide, Penny Cooper continues to give back to the residents and families at St. Joseph’s Auxiliary Hospital ...

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Delicate china is used to serve tea every Friday at the Palliative Care unit.

Volunteers create a home-like setting for afternoon tea

Every Friday afternoon, the family room at the Palliative Care unit (Unit 43) at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital is transformed ...

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NICU treasure beads mark milestones for tiny patients

Little Freyja may look tiny now, but she was half her weight when she was born at the end of August—11 ...

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