Helping to Brighten Smiles

Dr. Eric Beaton is looking forward to providing dental care to some new patients. The Bright Smiles Project is making it possible for patients living with a mental illness to receive a dental exam, x-rays, tooth cleaning, and one-year supply of oral care products. While at the dentist, they will also receive information on nutrition,…

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Donor Making a Difference for Women & Children’s Health

Don Horne was able to get a firsthand look at how his donation to the Aberdeen Health Foundation is making a difference for women and children’s care at the Aberdeen Hospital. Alana Toole, RN gives Don a demonstration of the new Pediatric Video Intubation Scope for the operating room. Susan Malcolm and Nurse Manager Debbie…

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Helping Big Brothers Make Matches

The Aberdeen Health Foundation’s CAS Endowment is helping Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pictou County make matches in our community. Pictured are Little Sister Emily MacDonald and Big Sister Renee Campbell, who were recently matched. Emily has been active in other Big Brothers Big Sisters programs the past five years while waiting for a Big…

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Open Hospital Day Photo Gallery

Thank you to everyone who made Open Hospital Day a success – to the doctors and nurses who volunteered to be a part of the day, and to everyone who attended and asked great questions. It was wonderful to be able to share how your support to the Foundation is making a real difference for…

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Community Invited to Open Hospital Day

Aberdeen Hospital staff together with the Aberdeen Health Foundation will be hosting Open Hospital Day on Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 1 – 3 pm at the Aberdeen Hospital in New Glasgow. This event will give the community a behind the scenes look at many areas of the hospital including the Operating Room, Diagnostic Imaging,…

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NSCC Students Donate to Mental Health

Earlier today, Jocelyn Cormier and Chelsie Cormier dropped by to present the Aberdeen Health Foundation with a cheque for over $470 from the fundraising drive they spearheaded with their classmates in NSCC’s Continuing Care Assistant program. The students sold tickets on a basket in support of the Sandbar Mental Health Endowment to bring awareness to…

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Nurturing Strong African Nova Scotian Families

Nurturing Strong African Nova Scotian Families is a pilot program introduced by the provincial government in efforts to help preserve African Nova Scotian culture, and support strong African Nova Scotian (ANS) families. Approximately 12 people from African Nova Scotian communities were trained to act as facilitators for programs across Nova Scotia. The program will be…

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Report to Community 2017

Our Community Thrives on Generosity The generosity of the people of Pictou County is evident in their support of the Aberdeen Health Foundation. The hard work of 20 volunteer board members ensures that funds entrusted to the Foundation serve their intended purposes. We work with the Nova Scotia Health Authority to prioritize funding for new…

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