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Waste Not – Want Not

AgeCare has introduced a new method of meal planning and serving that is helping reduce the amount of food we waste, while offering residents more freedom to choose food items and control their portions. The process involves careful planning and tracking the amount of food consumed at mealtime. By applying simple math, food services can track how much food is being consumed and how much is going to waste. An important part of the equation is serving our residents tableside rather than plating their food. This gives them the opportunity to opt in or out of food items and choose  Read More...
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National Nursing Week – May 9-15, 2022

This year’s theme for National Nursing Week is a powerful declaration … ‘We answer the call.’ Alongside the care and services teams, our nurses transcend mountainous obstacles in their quest to ‘answer the call.’ “In praise of our nurses who ceaselessly and passionately answer the call to deliver quality care to our residents at AgeCare, this week and every week, we offer our sincere gratitude and wholeheartedly appreciation. May your hearts be fortified by the nourishment you give others, and may your lives be illuminated with the goodness you dispense in the world.” – Salimah Walji-Shivji, AgeCare COO. Time and  Read More...
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Patient Experience Award for MAID Program

In 2021, the Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) presented AgeCare with a Patient Experience Award for our Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) service. We invite you to view the MAID video we created in collaboration with HQCA, illustrating our MAID program and highlighting the dedicated staff who make MAID possible at AgeCare. We take pride in understanding what matters to our residents and their loved ones, and we make it our mission to do all we can to meet those needs and preferences. Patient-centred care is a cornerstone of our Philosophy of Care and Service, and it is a  Read More...