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


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

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Mesures visant à aider les personnes vulnérables en Nouvelle-Écosse -

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. (full text)

Measures to Help Vulnerable Nova Scotians -

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. (full text)

Government Invests in Programs and Supports for Older Nova Scotians -

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. (full text)

Celebrating the Contributions of Older Nova Scotians -

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. (full text)

Nova Scotia 55+ Games Receives Age-Friendly Community Grant -

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 benefit from staying active and government’s investment in the Nova Scotia 55+ Games is helping to support them. (full text)

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