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Applications open for Population Health Funding

The Aberdeen Health Foundation is now accepting applications for Population Health Funding. Applications must be received by the Aberdeen Health Foundation on or before October 22, 2021. Good health is our greatest resource. The goal of this funding is to support programs that improve the health of the whole community while addressing the barriers that some…

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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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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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Thank you for being there.

… When the global pandemic was declared, the Aberdeen Health Foundation was able to immediately transition staff to working remotely. It was an easy thing to do and allowed us to protect others, especially our colleagues here at the hospital who do not get that choice. We are fortunate in Pictou County to have such…

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AHF Office Update

  … This summer is bringing welcome easing of restrictions related to Covid 19. Aberdeen Health Foundation offices are in high traffic areas and therefore our staff will continue to work remotely until further notice. By temporarily remaining closed we can contribute to the protection of our NSHA colleagues and anyone entering the hospital. We…

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Donald Horne Endowment for Children’s Health

Donald Horne is 93 years old. It is not unusual to find him outside working in the yard, puttering or simply enjoying the sound of a nearby creek. Through the open garage door his gleaming white motorcycle is hard to miss. When asked what he attributes his health and well-being to, Don opens his arms…

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Paving the Way for Mental Health

The Aberdeen Health Foundation’s Sandbar Mental Health Endowment has received a major boost from the Nova Scotia Road Builders Association, with a donation of $80,000. This donation was raised at the group’s annual fundraising auction in January and represents only the second time in the organization’s history that this figure was hit. “The cause of…

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Vital Signs

Want to get involved? Pictou County Vital Signs is just getting started and we need your help. Would you like to host a Vital Conversation for your geographical or interest community? Contact Jessica at United Way of Pictou County to learn more, 902-755-1754.   UPCOMING: Stay tuned! What is Pictou County Vital Signs The Aberdeen…

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Population Health Funding

2021 Population Health Funding Good health is our greatest resource. We know that some marginalized groups (low income, visible minorities, people living with disabilities, women, etc) have fewer resources to support their health and require additional supports to help them thrive and be healthy. The goal of the Aberdeen Health Foundation Population Health Funding is…

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