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A Daughter’s Love

Ellen Jardine and her mother Kay shared an exceptional mother and daughter bond. Kay grew up in St. Paul’s, Pictou County, and was a nurse in the Eye Ward at the Aberdeen Hospital until her retirement in 1983. Her mother was her world and when Kay moved into Glen Haven Manor, Ellen signed up as…

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Reports to the 2021 Annual General Meeting

CHAIR’S REPORT Like most organizations, the Aberdeen Health Foundation took a step back to consider what needed to be done differently when COVID-19 hit Nova Scotia. Working and meeting remotely were givens; the big questions were about how to identify urgent health needs and what support the Foundation could bring to those needs.  The uncharted…

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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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AGM 2021 – Thursday, March 25 at 6:30pm

You’re invited to the Aberdeen Health Foundation Annual General Meeting on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 6:30pm. Due to social restrictions and protocols this will be a virtual event via Zoom. Please click on the Zoom link below. No password is required. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88374175183 Please join us for “Lessons from COVID-19.” From caring for our regions…

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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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