November 1, 2021

Ring in the season of giving at The Third Annual Men’s Shed Woodworkers’ Christmas Craft Fair

November 1, 2021 – The guys at The Arnprior-McNab-Braeside Men’s Shed have been busy in their holiday workshop designing and crafting locally-made, one-of-a-kind gifts for their third annual Woodworkers’ Christmas Craft Fair. The Men’s Shed and partners welcome community members to come by the Craft Fair on November 21, 2021, […]
October 29, 2021

Judy Cobus: Building a healthier community for seniors

When Judy Cobus was in grade seven living in Renfrew, she volunteered as a candy striper at the local hospital, and it made her certain she wanted to work in health care. This sparked Judy’s 33-year career in nursing that has brought her to numerous roles in various settings including […]
October 29, 2021

The Patient and Family Advisory Council is growing its membership and impact

October 21, 2021 – The Arnprior Regional Health’s Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC) is currently growing its team of volunteers to help create a healthy community and improve quality health care close to home. Over the spring and summer, PFAC welcomed two new volunteer members: Deborah Clark and Shelly […]
October 27, 2021

Experience the joy of giving back to your community by joining the Auxiliary

When Gail Okum retired from her 31-year teaching career, she knew that she didn’t want to stop helping others, but she needed a new way to give back. “I was certain that I wanted to be involved in helping others in a different capacity and it was important that I […]
October 15, 2021

The Grove Nursing Home residents have moved into their brand-new, expanded home

October 15, 2021 – Yesterday evening, the Grove Nursing Home residents enjoyed their first dinner together in their new and expanded home following a successful move day. After months of planning, organizing, purging, packing, and labelling, the residents moved from the old 60-bed Grove to the brand-new, 96-bed home. The […]
October 8, 2021

Darrel O’Shaughnessy, founding member of The Men’s Shed, honoured with Ontario Senior Achievement Award

October 7, 2021 – The Ontario government has announced Darrel O’Shaughnessy, founding member of The Arnprior-McNab-Braeside Men’s Shed and Chair of the Greater Arnprior Seniors Council, as a recipient of this year’s Ontario Senior Achievement Award. He is one of 15 outstanding seniors being celebrated for their exceptional contributions to […]
October 8, 2021

Adult Day Program provides aging seniors and their families much-needed support and engagement

A year after Louise McCormick was diagnosed with dementia, she began attending Arnprior Regional Health’s Adult Day Program twice a week where she often enjoyed the variety of programming and welcoming staff. “I knew she was safe, and it gave me a real break,” explained her husband, Terry McCormick. Terry […]
October 7, 2021

Leah Levesque: Staying connected to the frontline while leading health system transformation

Leah Levesque began her healthcare career at the bedside as a nurse working in the intensive care unit (ICU). It was when she started having a family that she considered other career options that didn’t include shift work. “I had watched other managers in their roles and thought maybe that […]