The latest from NHNSA

Nursing Homes of NS is launching its own election campaign

When the writ drops, the association wants to remind people that long-term care needs help. Lindsay Armstrong | The Coast | July 16, 2021 When election signs hit Nova Scotian lawns, so will campaign signs from the Nursing Homes of Nova Scotia Association. The organization is calling for a ministerial portfolio of continuing care and… Read more »

Can UV light help save seniors’ lives? Windsor Elms and Northwood part of research study

Carole Morris-Underhill (carole.morris-underhill@hantsjournal.ca) Valley Journal Advertiser Susan Hayes, the chief executive officer at the Windsor Elms Village, is looking forward to seeing the results from an in-depth 18-month study on far-UVC light being conducted at the Falmouth-based long-term care facility. – Contributed Scientists want to know if far-UVC light cuts airborne transmission of influenza-like illnesses, respiratory infections… Read more »

N.S. long-term care study examines COVID-19 outcomes, vaccine response in seniors

Alex Cooke · CBC News · Posted: Mar 04, 2021 6:00 AM AT | Last Updated: March 4 Dr. Lisa Barrett is an expert in infectious disease and human immunology. (CBC) Study will have ‘huge implications’ beyond COVID-19, infectious disease expert says Why do some long-term care residents who contract COVID-19 become seriously ill and die, while others show just… Read more »

Valentine days come and go but unshakable love endures

Valentine days come and go but unshakable love endures | Pictou-County | Communities | The Chronicle Herald   Valentine days come and go but unshakable love endures Published: Feb 18 at 9:50 a.m. Updated: Feb 18 at 12:50 p.m. Joy and Junior MacLean have been married for more than 55 years. They are pictured in this… Read more »