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“Don’t Give Up”. Sail On with Parkinsons Inspires Us All.

One year after Steve Van Vlaenderen realized his dream of owning a sailboat, he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. If that news wasn’t enough,...
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Can the PCs ‘End Hallway Medicine’ and Balance the Budget?

Sault Ste. Marie’s hospital and patients will not escape the impact of cutbacks resulting from the combination of 4 per cent spending cuts, $7...

Heat Wave Alert. Tips to stay safe courtesy Algoma Public Health

Most of the Algoma district will experience another heat event starting Friday, July 13th and extending through the weekend.  Algoma Public Health would like...

Raising the Alarm at Cedarwood Lodge. Advocacy Group wants enquiry into non-existent sprinklers.

How far would you go to ensure the safety and well being of a vulnerable, elderly loved one? It might surprise you to learn that...
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Almost Half of Unpaid Caregivers of Seniors With Dementia Experience Distress.

A new report released Tuesday, June 26, 2018, paints a national picture of dementia and its impact on health systems and Canadians. The research found...

Coroner Declined To Perform Autopsy On Wettlaufer Victim, Inquiry Hears

A coroner declined to perform an autopsy on one of the victims of an Ontario nurse who killed elderly patients in her care despite...

#ShapeTheSault. This and So Much More Is Happening On The Weekend Around Town and...

There are a whole lot of things going on around our District this weekend. The following is a curated list of some of the...
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Seniors in the Know Promotes Elder Well Being on Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, which joins communities locally, regionally, nationally, and across the world to heighten the awareness of elder...

Reporting And Evaluating Wait Times For Urgent Hip Fracture Surgery In Ontario, Canada.

A report released on June 11th, 2018 by the Canadian Medical Association Journal has concluded that about two-thirds of patients admitted to hospital in...

There’s Lots To Do Around The Region This Weekend

Here’s A Curated List of some of the activities in and around the district for Saturday June 9th and Sunday June 10th, 2018. For the...

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