News releases from Seniors (Page 1)

Recognizing Older Nova Scotians

Seniors

SENIORS—Recognizing Older Nova Scotians

Applications Open for Age-Friendly Grants

Seniors

Organizations interested in creating more age-friendly and inclusive communities in Nova Scotia can now apply for project funding.

Journée mondiale de sensibilisation à la maltraitance des personnes âgées

Seniors

Les personnes âgées de la Nouvelle-Écosse ont aidé à bâtir cette province et elles continuent d’apporter de grandes contributions à nos collectivités. Toutefois, les personnes âgées pourraient être plus vulnérables à la maltraitance, surtout en cette période où la COVID-19 forcent les gens à rester chez eux.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is a Time to Reach Out

Seniors

Older Nova Scotians helped build this province and continue to make great contributions to our communities. However, older people may be more vulnerable to abuse, particularly as people are staying home due to COVID-19.

Mesures visant à aider les personnes vulnérables en Nouvelle-Écosse

Community Services / Seniors / Health and Wellness / COVID - 19

Le premier ministre Stephen McNeil, Kelly Regan, ministre des Services communautaires, et le docteur Robert Strang, médecin-hygiéniste en chef, ont annoncé aujourd'hui 19 mars des mesures pour aider les personnes vulnérables de la province et pour réduire davantage la propagation de la COVID-19 dans la province.

Measures to Help Vulnerable Nova Scotians

Health and Wellness / Community Services / Seniors / COVID - 19

Premier Stephen McNeil, Community Services Minister Kelly Regan and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, announced today, March 19, measures to help vulnerable Nova Scotians and to further prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the province.

Government Invests in Programs and Supports for Older Nova Scotians

Seniors

Older adults are enjoying healthier, longer lives. More than a quarter of our population is expected to be over the age of 65 by 2030.

Celebrating the Contributions of Older Nova Scotians

Seniors

Older Nova Scotians are enjoying healthy, longer lives. They are entrepreneurs, business leaders, active volunteers, mentors and caregivers. Seniors’ Week celebrates older adults and their contributions to their communities.

Nova Scotia 55+ Games Receives Age-Friendly Community Grant

Seniors

NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister of Seniors Leo Glavine will participate as an athlete on the South Shore men’s hockey team and will help officially open the Nova Scotia 55+ Games at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1 at Oland Stadium, St. F.X. University, Antigonish. The ceremonies will be held in the MacKay Room in Bloomfield Centre on the campus if it rains.

Older Nova Scotians Continue to Have Positive Impact

Seniors

When we talk about our aging population, discussion often turns to health. The need for home care and long-term care. What government is or should be doing and whether it is enough.

Le programme de subventions continue de créer plus de possibilités pour les personnes âgées en Nouvelle-Écosse

Seniors

Les organismes néo-écossais qui aident les personnes âgées à avoir une vie active et à rester engagées dans leurs collectivités peuvent maintenant présenter une demande d’aide financière dans le cadre du Programme de subventions des communautés amies des aînés pour l’exercice de 2019-2020. Le programme fournit des fonds jusqu’à concurrence de 25 000 $ aux organismes qui travaillent à rendre leurs collectivités amies des aînés, des collectivités où les politiques, les services et les structures aident les personnes âgées à vivre en sécurité, à être en santé, à rester actives et à participer à la vie communautaire. La première date limite pour la réception des demandes est le 4 octobre.

Grant Program Continues To Create More Opportunities for Older Nova Scotians

Seniors

Organizations who help older Nova Scotians lead healthy and active lives and stay involved in their communities can now apply for financial support under the 2019-20 Age-Friendly Communities Grant Program.

Grant Program to Benefit Older Nova Scotians

Seniors

More older Nova Scotians will benefit from a provincial grant program that funds organizations and their work to develop age-friendly communities.

Progress Report for Seniors’ Action Plan Released

Seniors

Work is happening across the province to improve the lives of older Nova Scotians.

Program Helps Older Nova Scotians Stay at Home

Seniors

Home Services Nova Scotia, a new program launched today, Nov. 7, in Enfield, will help older Nova Scotians live in their homes longer.

Northwood Launches Virtual Reality Program for Older Nova Scotians

Seniors

Older Nova Scotians can now visit Nova Scotia landmarks from the comfort of the Northwood facility in Halifax through virtual reality programming. The project was launched today, Oct. 3, as part of Seniors Week.

Celebrate Older Nova Scotians During Seniors Week, Op-ed

Seniors

Oct. 1-5 is Seniors Week.

Applications Now Open for Social Innovation Lab Fellowship

Seniors

Are you interested in discovering ideas and developing solutions related to Nova Scotia’s aging population? If so, government is looking for open-minded, creative and diverse individuals for a one-year fellowship with NS GovLab.

Un programme de subventions pour bâtir des collectivités amies des aînés en Nouvelle-Écosse

Seniors

Le gouvernement appuiera plusieurs projets qui aideront les Néo-Écossais aînés à vivre en toute sécurité, à profiter d'une bonne santé et à participer à leur communauté.

Grant Program Helps Build Age-Friendly Communities in Nova Scotia

Seniors

Government is supporting several projects that help older Nova Scotians live safely, enjoy good health and stay involved in their communities.