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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

2021 Report to Community

The 2021 Report to Community has been released and will be arriving in Pictou County mailboxes soon. To view the report online click here.  

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Jumping To Help Others

... ... Sophia Brooks MacDonald is quite a young athlete and someone always ready to take on a challenge. During the early stages of the pandemic she often watched the news with her parents and heard stories of the hard work and dedication of front line hospital...

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...

Kindness Rocks at the Aberdeen Hospital

... ... Calling all artists, creative-types and anyone looking to show support to our amazing team of health care workers. The Aberdeen Health Foundation and Aberdeen Hospital Auxiliary are creating a Gratitude Garden at the hospital. This can be a great project for...

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....

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...

Annual General Meeting: Sharing Stories of Gratitude

... The Foundation invites the community to our AGM on Thursday, March 5th at 6:30. The meeting will be in the Aberdeen Hospital Boardroom on the 1st Floor*. Pictured left to right. Front: Harry Munro, Janice Fraser, Lisa MacDonald, Melissa Jackson, Valerie Ryan,...