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New approach to care is helping save lives

When Banff Mineral Springs Clinical Lead Lori Thorburn introduced her colleagues to Path to Home, a new way for nurses on ...

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Dominic Dayag, James Stubbs and Aemilia Gutterrez enjoy the sunshine during a visit to the EGCCC’s rooftop garden.

Care team gets to the heart of Huntington disease

“Our residents do not live in our workspace. We work in their home.” With these words written on the Edmonton General ...

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What is Huntington disease?

Huntington disease (HD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease. In other words, it causes parts of the brain to die. As the ...

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(From left) Kylie, Andrea, Scott, Danielle, Jason, Ruth, Brady and John, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2012.

Alzheimer's Journey

“Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive disease of the mind,” says Misty Zisin, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner at the Grey Nuns Hospital. ...

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One of the books that Mallorey Long reads to her son Liam as part of her rehabilitation

How Humpty Dumpty helped a stroke patient recover

It was just like any other night: Mallorey Long read her two-year-old son Liam a story and tucked him into bed ...

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Dana Morkeberg (right) loves hearing Mike Irwin's joke of the day.

Caring with comedy

Mike Irwin isn’t a comedian, but he loves to make people laugh. He works in the hospitality department at Villa Caritas, ...

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