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Navigating the potholes of aging
January 20, 2020
Navigating the potholes associated with aging can present challenges, but with the right information, the journey can be relatively smooth.
Yorkton team building culture of safety
January 13, 2020
An initiative on the Skinner Memory Care Unit at Yorkton and District Nursing Home has resulted in safer care for patients, residents and staff.
Residents in Leader have new way to show gratitude
December 13, 2019
Long-term care residents in the Leader and District Integrated Healthcare Facility had a new way to show their gratitude at Thanksgiving.
Equestrian Therapy helps long term care residents
December 05, 2019
when recreation therapists at the South West Integrated Health Facility (SWIHF) were looking at new therapy programs for their long-term care residents earlier this year, equestrian therapy was a natural fit.
Melfort resident oldest person in province
November 20, 2019
There were more candles than cake as Melfort resident Reita Fennel officially turned 112 years old today and claimed the title of being Saskatchewan’s oldest resident and Canada’s second oldest resident.
Geriatric day hospital improves patient health
November 18, 2019
"They gave me my life back, they really did,” said Keith Martin of the Geriatric Evaluation and Management program.
Veteran receives Métis Nations’ highest honour
November 12, 2019
Ninety-five year old George McKay, a former resident of Cumberland House, was presented with the Order of the Métis Nation in July in recognition of his service in the Second World War.
Horses therapeutic for long term care residents
October 31, 2019
Long-term care residents in Carrot River and Nipawin recently enjoyed therapeutic interaction with horses.
Saskatoon’s Community Health Centre at Market Mall improves patient care
October 17, 2019
The Community Health Centre at Market Mall opened almost a year ago to support individuals 50+ with complex health care needs and chronic conditions.
Rosetown recognized for age friendliness
July 31, 2019
Rosetown is officially an age-friendly community, recognized by an international initiative that strives to create safe, supportive and inclusive environments in which seniors can thrive.
Tomatoes and marigolds a welcome sight
June 26, 2019
EM Services clients have set up a vegetable garden outside Saskatoon City Hospital.
SHA comes together to keep patients safe during Biggar wildfire
May 02, 2019
It was near midnight on Monday, April 22, when a text message sparking the need for an urgent conference call with SHA staff.
Cloudy with a chance of penicillin: Treating urinary tract infections in long-term care
March 07, 2019
Urinary tract infections are the most common health-care associated infection in long-term care residents.
Donation helps dementia patients in Canora
January 31, 2019
Cheryl Williams of Melville is always on the lookout for a new idea that will enhance her mother’s quality of life.
New Community Health Centre Launched In Saskatoon
November 29, 2018
A new community health centre in Saskatoon is providing a comprehensive suite of services for seniors and older adults who have complex care needs.
Whiteboards help communication in Davidson
November 08, 2018
Whiteboards have been installed in all patient and resident rooms at the Davidson Health Centre thanks to a group of dedicated patient advisors.
Community celebrates new integrated health care facility In Leader
October 26, 2018
Theopening of the Leader and District Integrated Healthcare Facility was celebrated in Leader October 26.
Knock, knock, knock: Seniors House Calls at your service
September 20, 2018
A Regina-area service that provides urgent health care to older adults in their homes is reducing patient and family stress and improving access to urgent health care services.
Grade 6 students learn life lessons in unusual environment
July 12, 2018
A partnership between Sherbrooke Community Centre and the Saskatoon Public School Division is enriching the lives of students and residents.
Community health centre development begins in Saskatoon
May 18, 2018
The centre will be located in Saskatoon's Market Mall, an area with a high concentration of older adults.
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