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May 24, 2017
How to be healthier: just add people
Social connections make a difference for seniors
Dr. Tami Masterson listens carefully to Britany during her baby girl’s appointment at the Covenant Health Foster Care Clinic and offers no-nonsense, respectful guidance.
May 23, 2017
Breaking the cycle of trauma
The Covenant Health Foster Care Clinic
Don Young and Health Care Aide Solène Brouwer work together to create brass etchings during craft time
April 19, 2017
The key to keeping those with dementia independent
Donna LaMonthe, patient at the Misericordia Community Hospital, enjoyed participating in the healing drum circle.
March 1, 2017
Drum circle promotes physical and spiritual healing
Robert N. enjoying the changes to the rehab programs at Villa Caritas.
February 22, 2017
Mental health patients gain strength in mind, body and spirit
February 15, 2017
Music as medicine
New music therapy program boosts the mood and memory of seniors with dementia
Meeting dancers from the Russian Ballet, after their production of Romeo and Juliet at the Northern Jubilee Auditorium, was a highlight for Joan McGregor.
February 6, 2017
Advocate changes outlook and purpose for resident
Students from Beaumont interviewed local seniors, wrote a formal script based on the stories they shared and developed a theatrical piece.
February 1, 2017
Students bring seniors’ stories to life onstage
The dining room in the dementia cottage at Villa Marie in Red Deer is painted to resemble a diner and drive-in movie. It is all part of the site's new approach to dementia care.
January 30, 2017
Transforming dementia care with a can of paint
After six months of being bedridden, Kevin Fitzpatrick (left) is thrilled to be up. He’s thankful for the encouragement from the whole team, including Naveen Sharma (right), Physical Therapist.
January 16, 2017
There's life after long-term care