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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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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)

Applications Now Open for Social Innovation Lab Fellowship -

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. (full text)

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

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. (full text)

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