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Minister Dempster Announces Recipients of 2019 Seniors of Distinction Awards

Minister Dempster Announces Recipients of 2019 Seniors of Distinction Awards The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, today announced the recipients of the 2019 Seniors of Distinction Awards. The awards recognize the contributions, achievements and diversity of seniors throughout the province. This year’s recipients are Lorraine Best of Paradise, Annie Brennan…

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Categories:  Family / Friends    Seniors    Service Providers    Volunteers

Making sure your medical wishes are followed if you become incapacitated

Making sure your medical wishes are followed if you become incapacitated Advance directives can outline treatments and interventions patients do not want CBC News · Posted: Jun 18, 2019 4:46 PM AT | Last Updated: June 18 This is part of a series from CBC’s Information Morning where Halifax health-care consultant Mary Jane Hampton discusses her “health hacks”…

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Categories:  Family / Friends    Seniors    Service Providers

Topics:  Health

Federal Health Minister releases $50M dementia strategy

Prevention is a major focus in the strategy, which was released Monday The Canadian Press · Posted: Jun 17, 2019 10:04 AM ET The federal government released a national strategy on dementia on Monday that focuses on preventing the affliction, supporting caregivers and finding cures. According to federal statistics, more than 419,000 Canadian seniors have been diagnosed with…

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Categories:  Family / Friends    Seniors    Service Providers

Topics:  Family or Friends Support    Health

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