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Why remember? What Holocaust Remembrance Day means to Fern

Fern Ginsberg considers her family lucky: by the time the round-up of Jewish citizens in Germany began before World War II, her grandmother had safely escaped to Canada from Austria. continue

A dementia care journey | Commitment to compassion and understanding at Extendicare Cedars Villa and Hillcrest

January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month – an important opportunity to highlight the impacts of a disease that takes an enormous toll on thousands of Canadians and their families. continue

Year in Review | Improving Care in 2022

A year-and-a-half since we launched our Improving Care Plan, we continue to take action to enhance the quality of the care our residents receive. It’s time to look back and reflect on what we have accomplished together this year. continue

Transforming Care to Serve People Better | A conversation between Dr. Michael Guerriere, Extendicare CEO and Cameron Love, CEO of The Ottawa Hospital

This past fall, in partnership with The Ottawa Hospital, our Transitional care unit (TCU) at Extendicare West End Villa in Ottawa doubled in size to care for up to 95 patients as they transition from extended stays in the hospital to an Extendicare care setting that better meets their complex care needs and supports improved quality of life for both them and their families continue

Celebrating Health Care Aide Day | Lilith Hunter, 47 years of Dedication to Extendicare Tuxedo Villa

Today marks #HealthCareAide Day in Alberta and Manitoba. We recognize the many dedicated Health Care Aides who provide essential daily care for our residents in our long-term care homes and patients in our ParaMed communities, every day. continue

National Day for Truth & Reconciliation, Orange Shirt Day: Indigenous team member & her sister provide meaning & hope

Today, we recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day. continue