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Use your Will Power to create positive change in health care.

… Most people think of their Will as a necessary and important legal document. Timely decisions are made, affairs are put in order and personal assets distributed accordingly. Often overlooked is the fact that your Will can also be used as a powerful tool to create positive and meaningful change. Wills and bequests have done…

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E-Mental Health Program improves access to mental wellness tools

  … As COVID-19 takes its toll on our communities, the need for accessible mental health and wellness options has become significantly more critical. Prior to the anxiety and uncertainty caused by the pandemic, wait times and access to care were already two of the biggest challenges facing the delivery of mental health and addiction…

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Major Enhancement to Orthopedic Care and Services in Pictou County

… When plans for a new orthopedic assessment clinic (OAC) in New Glasgow were introduced, the Aberdeen Health Foundation recognized immediately how exciting and important the new facility and services would be for the community.  “The Foundation has been a very positive partner to work with,” says Tanya MacDonald, Nova Scotia Health’s Health Services Manager…

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New CT Scanner Brings Latest Technology to Aberdeen Hospital

… … When Aberdeen Health Foundation, Chair, Robyn Eaton recently co-signed a cheque to Nova Scotia Health, she was moved by the significance of the moment. She could see clearly how the vision of the Foundation’s founding members is being sustained and realized. The amount was close to $1.5 million. In that moment, she was…

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Celebrating the diverse and critical role of Respiratory Therapists

… … There is no better time than Respiratory Therapy Week (October 25-31) for the Aberdeen Health Foundation to recognize and celebrate the commitment and dedication of the remarkable team at the Aberdeen Hospital. This year in particular has brought into focus the exceptional work of this diverse and critical group of specialists.   Throughout…

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Music Therapy: Enhancing Wellbeing and Creating a Unique Legacy

… … “The value of the Music Therapy program I could not put in dollars and cents. It allowed me to experience things that I would not have been able to express without Kelsey’s knowledge, expertise and supportive guidance as we formulated a legacy for my family. What a valuable way to help me express…

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Working together and responding during extraordinary times

… As Nova Scotians and the rest of the world grappled with the swift and dramatic effects of COVID-19, everyone quickly realized who our essential workers and frontline heroes were. They kept grocery stores, gas stations, and pharmacies open, transported supplies, and provided vital services to those in need. Among those heavily relied upon have…

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A Grateful Patient Finds a Great Way to Give Back

… … In 2019 during a visit on PEI, Cathy Boswell slipped and took a tumble with severe consequences. She was advised to see her doctor and set up orthopedic and physiotherapy treatments when she returned to Nova Scotia. Once home however, in pain and extreme discomfort she decided it was best to go to…

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