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Heat warning

Dr. Verna You CEO Alberta Health Services — Dear Madame: REFERENCE:HEAT WARNING — Please advise: At this time of extreme heat, what is being done to safeguard vulnerable elderly and handicapped, who across the province are housed in care facilities that do not have air conditioning? We would be grateful to be in receipt of […]

Half a Century of Deadly Senior Neglect

In December 2004 at the Jubilee Lodge Nursing Home, Edmonton, Jenny Nelson, an alzheimer patient was placed in a bath chair and slowly lowered into a tub of scalding hot water. She died. In December 2020, at the Cedars Villa Nursing Home, Calgary, on a cold wintry night, windchill -16, a 91 year old dementia […]

St. Albert Firefighters Battled Massive Blaze at Seniors Facility

St. Albert Firefighters Battled Massive Blaze at Seniors Care Facility A massive blaze at a St. Albert long-term care home has displaced more than 100 seniors who have been forced to find lodging elsewhere. St. Albert RCMP received a call to assist the local fire service with a structure fire at the Citadel Mews located […]

Human Rights Exist In A Pandemic

TRIBUNAL FOUND THAT CARE HOME DISCRIMINATED AGAINST RESIDENT WITH VISITOR RESTRICTIONS ————- Mariam Shanouda, Jessica De Marinis: ARCH Disability Law Centre BY Aidan Macnab 12 Apr 2021 In its first merits decision on the role of human rights in the COVID pandemic, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has found visitor restrictions at a care […]

ACCOUNTABILITY

Subject: ACCOUNTABILITY Date: March 10, 2021 at 3:02:40 PM MST To: Minister of Justice: Health Minister: Seniors Minister: Please allow us to bring to your attention the following issues: 1) REFERENCE: ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES (AHS) CANCELS CONTRACT WITH CALGARY MILLRISE SENIORS VILLAGE. Millrise Seniors Village 14911 – 5th Street S.W. Calgary, AB. Head Office – […]

Millrise Seniors Village

MILLRISE SENIORS VILLAGE, CALGARY, AB. REFERENCE: “Alberta Health Services (AHS) cancels contract with Calgary long term care facility”, ——————- Millrise Seniors Village 14911 – 5th Street S.W. Calgary, AB. Head Office – Retirement Concepts – 1818-701 West Georgia Street, Vancouver BC, V7Y 1C6 Ph. 604.662.4969 ) managed by West Coast Seniors Housing Management, owner (Chinese) […]

23 Die After Receiving Pfizer Vaccine

TWENTY THREE PEOPLE DIED WITHIN DAYS OF RECEIVING THEIR FIRT DOSE OF PFIZER COVID-19 VACCINE. (Health officials are looking more closely into the deaths of nearly two dozen people after receiving their first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in Norway. A total 23 people died within days of receiving their first dose, the Norwegian […]

Retaining Strong Brains in Old Age

WHY SOME PEOPLE RETAIN STRONG BRAINS INTO OLD AGE Researchers are exploring several theories to explain why some people’s cognitive abilities stay intact to the end of life. Perhaps they start out in life with larger, stronger brains. Or perhaps their brains somehow change to compensate for aging’s damaging effects. Another theory being pursued is […]

91-year-old woman dies after being found in frigid temperatures outside LTC home.

EXTENDICARE CEDARS VILLA. Calgary police Officers were called to Extendicare Cedars Villa, in the 3300 block of Eighth Avenue SW in the community of Spruce Cliff, at around 4:45 a.m. Staff called police to report a missing person after realizing tha senior resident was not in her room during nightly rounds at the care home. […]

Biden Advisor: “Elderly Should Be First To Die”.

JOE BIDENS CORONA VIRUS TASK FORCE ADVISOR, EZEKIEL EMANUELL, OPINES, “ELDERLY SHOULD BE FIRST TO DIE, LAST TO LIVE”. One of the heads of the task force is the infamous Dr. Death, Ezekiel Emanuel, who was one of the brains behind Obamacare. He is most notorious for opining that people have no useful life beyond […]

Dutch Dementia Patients Can Be legally euthanized.

LANDMARK DECISION IN DUTCH EUTHANASIA LEGISLATION In April, 2020, the Dutch Supreme Court ruled that doctors could legally carry out euthanasia on people with advanced dementia who had earlier put their wishes in writing even if they could no longer confirm them because of their illness. The ruling is a landmark in Dutch euthanasia legislation […]

Alberta’s COVID-19 Outbreak Forces Closure of Over 500 Continuing Care Beds

Widespread outbreaks of the coronavirus in Alberta’s continuing care network have forced operators to close hundreds of beds in their facilities, creating a bottleneck in the broader health care system that could soon translate to reduced access to elective surgeries and other procedures. Continuing care facilities across the province have collectively closed more than 500 […]

Class Action Lawsuit Seclusion In Mental Hospitals

CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT CITING ALLEGED USE OF PROLONGED ISOLATION ON MENTAL PATIENTS. The legal battle against solitary confinement in Canada has moved beyond the prisons in a proposed class-action lawsuit against a high-security psychiatric hospital for its alleged use of prolonged isolation on patients. The lawsuit accuses the Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care in […]

Good Samaritan Southgate Centre deaths

23 residents at Edmonton’s GOOD SAMARITAN SOUTHGATE CARE CENTRE have died related to the facility’s ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. The outbreak at Good Samaritan is now considered the deadliest care centre outbreak in Alberta. As of Sunday, there are 43 active cases of COVID-19 in residents, as well as 24 active cases in employees. Fifteen residents […]

Abuse of Power

To whom it may concern, ABUSE OF POWER: SENIORS THREATENED WITH EVICTION. I writing this text over concerns about how some of the residents of ______ Lodge in _____, AB have been treated as the restrictions around COVID-19 have lighten a bit. It seems that the management at the ________ lodge have increased restriction rules […]