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2021 Heart of Home Care winner, Loretta, shares a laugh with her mom Doreen and friend Hayley

Article originally published in the Newmarket Era on April 11, written by Aileen Zangouei. Heart of Home Care Awards celebrated on National Caregiver Day April 6. A Newmarket woman was honoured at the Heart of Home Care Awards virtually this year on National Caregiver Day. April 6 marked National Caregiver Day and VHA Home HealthCare

2021 Heart of Home Care winner, Loretta, shares a laugh with her mom Doreen and friend Hayley

Article shared in Toronto Star’s local news section. Originally published in Newmarket Era on April 11, written by Aileen Zangouei. Heart of Home Care Awards celebrated on National Caregiver Day …

2021 Heart of Home Care winner Kathy sits in the kitchen with her daughter Sandra

Article shared in Toronto Star’s local news section. Originally published in The Sudbury Star on April 6, written by Hugh Kruzel.  Chelmsford woman wins Caring with Compassion Award. Unassumingly, Kathy …

Kathy and Carl Kohls interact with their daughter, Sandra, 45, at their home in Chelmsford. PHOTO BY JOHN LAPPA / THE SUDBURY STAR

Article originally published in The Sudbury Star on April 6, written by Hugh Kruzel.   Chelmsford woman wins Caring with Compassion Award. Unassumingly, Kathy Kohls gently opens the display box …

2021 Heart of Home Care winner Kathy sits on a bed with her daughter and husband

Article originally published by CTV News Northern Ontario on April 6, 2020. Written by Lyndsay Aelick.   SUDBURY — It’s National Caregiver Day and a Sudbury area woman is being …

2021 Heart of Home Care winner, Kathy, poses in her living room with her husband Carl and her three daughters

News segment originally aired on CTV Northern Ontario on April 6, 2020. Today is National Caregivers Day. It is a day set aside to honour people who spend their time …

Heart of Home Care Awards logo featuring the 2021 Winners

Unpaid caregivers, the family and friends caring for people at home, provide critical support for those living with chronic illness and disability. These caregivers make a significant contribution to health …

VHA's 2021 Heart of Home Care winners

Unpaid caregivers playing key role in health care system celebrated at Heart of Home Care Awards on National Caregiver Day TORONTO, ONTARIO, April 6, 2021 – Unpaid caregivers, the family and friends …

Physical activity is such an important part of healthy aging and can significantly impact your quality of life and longevity—even if you don’t start exercising until your senior years. Finding …

Barbara Cawley of VHA

It is with mixed emotions that I share that BARBARA CAWLEY is retiring from her position as Vice President, Client Services at VHA ...

Close up of women dusting off feet on beach

Feet are often one of the most neglected and unappreciated parts of our body, but caring for them is so important for staying healthy, active and independent as we age. …

Women drinking tea

For the second year in a row, spring holidays including Passover, Easter and Ramadan will be impacted by pandemic restrictions and lockdown measures. Although more people are getting vaccinated and …

Screenshot of Kathryn's interview with VHA client Tilak

A screenshot from my interview with Tilak, family caregiver, on what he believes is critically important for me to know as VHA’s new CEO. The past 2 weeks have been …

Deborah Spivak receiving her COVID-19 vaccine

As Ontarians continue their efforts to protect themselves and their communities from COVID-19, vaccines offer hope during a challenging time for many. Many frontline health care providers at VHA Home …

VHA PSW sits beside her client while wearing a mask and shield during the COVID-19 pandemic

NEW PROJECTS WILL HELP VULNERABLE SENIORS CONNECT TO COMMUNITY United Way Greater Toronto’s Allan Slaight Seniors Fund supports 15 projects over 6 years March 29, 2021 – Nine innovative new …

Hospital News Magazine Cover

Check out our article featured in the April 2021 edition of Hospital News!  Unpaid caregivers, the family and friends caring for people at home, are the backbone of the health …

Woman and her daughter in the kitchen

Working outside of the typical 9-5 workday can put a significant strain on your body and make it more difficult than ever to follow a positive routine. This type of …

Vithu Kugathasan

Every role at VHA contributes to something amazing. At Home with VHA tells the stories of those who make up VHA Home HealthCare. Meet Vithu Kugathasan, Project Manager.  Describe your …

Diala and Yehya welcomed to Canada by Talent Beyond Boundaries and VHA

“It’s been a beautiful journey. Beautiful, and hectic,” shared Diala Charab, a Personal Support Worker at VHA Home HealthCare (VHA) who came to Canada and joined the organization in Fall …

Government of Ontario Logo

The Ontario Ministry of Health announced today that Local Health Integration Networks, or LHINs, will be called Home and Community Care Support Services (HCCSS) as of April 1, 2021. This …

VHA staff holding up signs reading Fight Racism

March 21 is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. It is a day observed at VHA Home HealthCare (VHA) and around the world to focus attention on …

In more than 10 languages, doctors, LTC residents and nurses share why they got the COVID-19 vaccine. Image by Kelsey Wilson / Toronto Star

Article originally published in the Toronto Star on March 16, 2021, written by Evelyn Kwong. In Cantonese, Punjabi, Tagalog and many other different languages, health care workers and LTC residents …

Large diagram of Kathryn's Learning Curve

You know the feeling…. You have started something that you know will be a challenge and… the “easing in” period is over. My daughter says this is kind of like …

FLU VACCINE

(March 8, 2021) Toronto, ON – Toronto hospitals and their partner Ontario Health Teams (OHTs) joined forces today to launch a centralized COVID-19 call centre and website to support eligible …

VHA staff and families with one hand up

Each year on International Women’s Day, we stop to celebrate the economic, cultural and political achievements of women and girls, raise awareness around the barriers that still exist, inspire support …

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