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Government Commits More Than $13 Million to the Action Plan for an Aging Population


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Nova Scotia’s first comprehensive action plan on aging identifies a dozen priority commitments with more than 50 specific actions.

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Grant Program to Benefit Older Nova Scotians -

NOTE: A list of grant recipients is at the end of the release. More older Nova Scotians will benefit from a provincial grant program that funds organizations and their work to develop age-friendly communities. (full text)

Progress Report for Seniors’ Action Plan Released -

Work is happening across the province to improve the lives of older Nova Scotians. (full text)

Program Helps Older Nova Scotians Stay at Home -

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

Northwood Launches Virtual Reality Program for Older Nova Scotians -

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. (full text)

Celebrate Older Nova Scotians During Seniors Week, Op-ed -

NOTE: The following is an op-ed from Minister of Seniors Leo Glavine. Oct. 1-5 is Seniors Week. (full text)

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