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Celebrating 50 Years of Helping People Live Better
Extendicare was founded in 1968 by Harold Livergant a dedicated and passionate health care visionary and his business partner, John MacKay. Mr. Livergant committed his life to improving the quality of senior care in Canada and, 50 years later, our organization continues that commitment as you will see in the pages of our 2018 Quality and Social Responsibility Report. continue
Extendicare breaks ground on its New Retirement Community in Barrie
MARKHAM, ON – (September 7, 2018) – Extendicare announces the construction of its’ new retirement community in the city of Barrie, Ontario, under the umbrella of its retirement brand Esprit Lifestyle Communities. The residence will be a six-storey non-combustible building with a basement. It will have 124 suites, comprised of studio, one bedroom and two bedrooms suites. There will be Independent Supportive Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care suites. continue
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What is the difference between a cold and flu?
Flu and the common cold are both respiratory illnesses but they are caused by different viruses. Because these two types of illnesses have similar symptoms, it can be difficult to tell the difference between them based on symptoms alone. continue
It is National Infection Control Week.
Let’s all do our part to prevent the spread of flu. Get your flu shot at a local public health clinic, pharmacy or from your health care practitioner. continue
Our Remarkable Moments
International study group from Japan visits Extendicare Guildwood
Extendicare Guildwood recently hosted 25 health care professionals from Japan who are part of an international study group from the Saltama Prefectural Council of Social Welfare. continue
Annual Santa Claus Parade
Extendicare Fort Macleod depicted The Grinch!! continue