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May 4, 2017
Hand hygiene saves lives
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
Student Janelle Collet guides Rossi Cameron through an exercise to fill in the blanks associated with groups of words. Using these cues will help Rossi give people context in future conversations.
March 29, 2017
Speech-language pathology students improve seniors’ quality of life
Residents play mahjong, a traditional Chinese game.
February 27, 2017
Chinese culture and community enhance residents’ lives
Ming Ai is a special unit for Chinese residents at Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre
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
The Dons bond: Holy Cross Manor residents, both named Don, are regulars at the Men’s Breakfast Club.
February 8, 2017
Men’s Breakfast Club
Recreation program serves up food and fellowship
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
Kevin Hermary hugs his mom Chris Hermary, who lives in a special memory cottage at Villa Marie in Red Deer. It is one of four sites in the country to offer the Butterfly Project.
January 30, 2017
A new look and feel for dementia care