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Canadian Want a Health Care System Accountable to Patients

Posted on Fri, August 26, 2011 at 1:37 am

Embargoed until Monday, August 22, 2011, at 12:01 a.m. (EDT) St. John’s, N.L., August 22, 2011 — The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) today released its eleventh annual National Report Card on Health Care in Canada. The research focuses on access to health care services and shows clear support for specific measures to make the system more accountable to patients. The findings reveal Canadians want a health care system that empowers patients and provides them with… Read More.


Canadian See ``Moral Imperative`` to Fix Health Care System

Posted on Fri, August 26, 2011 at 1:29 am

Ottawa, August 10, 2011 - The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is releasing today the report Voices into Action: Report on the National Dialogue on Health Care Transformation. The report shows clearly that, while the public recognizes that our system does not work as well as it should, there remains a strong national commitment to transform our system so that it can deliver timely, compassionate and efficient care in the appropriate setting. The report collates input… Read More.


Joint Government Funding Increases Affordable Housing Across Alberta for Seniors

Posted on Mon, August 15, 2011 at 1:21 pm

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 21, 2011) - Low income and homeless Albertans will soon have greater access to affordable housing, thanks to an almost $90 million federal-provincial investment. The twelve projects receiving grants will create over 800 new housing units which will benefit an estimated 1,600 families, individuals, seniors and persons with disabilities. Rob Anders, Member of Parliament for Calgary West, on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development… Read More.


Is It Possible to Heal After a Brain Injury?

Posted on Mon, June 27, 2011 at 5:00 am

BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwire - Jun 27, 2011) - Janet Cromer has a good idea of what Mark Kelly will be doing in his retirement. Former Space Shuttle astronaut Kelly, who just retired from NASA, said he will now focus his time and attention on his wife`s recovery. One expert is uniquely qualified to predict some of the challenges they both will face. ``My husband, Alan, suffered a severe brain injury as the result of a heart… Read More.


Branded Restaurant Fare and Culinary Exploration Emerging Trends in Nursing Home Industry South of the Border

Posted on Fri, May 13, 2011 at 8:00 pm

  Branded Restaurant Fare and Culinary Exploration Stand Among Emerging Trends in Thriving Healthcare Foodservice Industry NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - February 3, 2011) - The healthcare foodservice industry is thriving, growing 4% in 2010 to reach $34 billion, according to Trends in U.S. Hospital, Nursing Home and Residential Facility Foodservice by market research publisher Packaged Facts. According to the report, several trends are powering this growth: room service and individualized patient care; the availability of on-site… Read More.


What Odor? TM Multi-Purpose Odor Eliminating Product Helps Nursing Homes Elminiated Unwanted Odors

Posted on Fri, May 13, 2011 at 7:00 pm

  PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - May 11, 2011) - For The Earth Corporation (PINKSHEETS: FTEC), an eco-friendly and green consumer products solutions provider, now offers What Odor?™ Multi-purpose odor eliminator to help nursing home and assisted living facilities completely eliminate odors in their facilities, keeping the facilities more attractive and comfortable to families and potential residents. The primary attributes of this natural odor-eliminating product include complete odor elimination (not masking) of odor and a clean fresh… Read More.


Nursing Homes for Veterans

Posted on Tue, December 7, 2010 at 9:16 pm

Editors Note:  The following is an American-based news release, but the story applies equally to our wonderful Veterans here in Canada.  For more information on the Canadian Veterans Independence Program, visit: http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/goc/vip.shtml Canada does have homes dedicated to Canadian Veterans.  One such home, built in 1963, is the Saskatoon Veterans Home.  It was designed and constructed for eligible veterans of Canada`s Armed Forces who could no longer live independently in the community.  In 2000, the… Read More.


Would you let a robot care for your mother?

Posted on Wed, October 6, 2010 at 2:10 pm

GeckoSystems Applauds Reuters.com Article, ``Would You Let a Robot Care for Your Mother?`` CONYERS, GA--(Marketwire - October 5, 2010) - GeckoSystems Intl. Corp. (PINKSHEETS: GCKO) (http://www.geckosystems.com/) announced today that they are very pleased with the recent press coverage they have received from Reuters.com. GeckoSystems is a dynamic leader in the emerging mobile robotics industry revolutionizing their development and usage with`` Mobile Robot Solutions for Safety, Security and Service™.`` ``All of us here at GeckoSystems are… Read More.


Moses Znaimer Debunks the Myth of the Looming Health-Care Crises

Posted on Mon, May 31, 2010 at 5:00 am

  TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 31, 2010) - Last week`s front-page headlines view the progressive aging of Canada with typical, but unfounded, alarm. We at CARP see things differently, and would like, with this abridged excerpt from Chapter Eight of my Zoomer Philosophy which will appear in the Summer Issue of Zoomer Magazine on newsstands June 21 - to put those headlines in perspective. When it comes to issues of health and wellness for today`s Seniors, there… Read More.


Forum on Better Senior Care Crosses Canada

Posted on Sat, November 7, 2009 at 6:42 pm

SYDNEY, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 6, 2009) The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) is spearheading a national campaign to raise awareness about the state of residential long-term care across Canada, with stops across the country. As part of the campaign, CUPE is hosting a public event in Sydney on Tuesday, November 10th. Guest speaker Toby Edelman is a senior policy attorney with the Center for Medicare Advocacy, Inc. in the United States. Edelman will… Read More.


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