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We are excited to announce our new rebrand and website, where all your health care needs are met. All Spectrum divisions which include Spectrum Health Care, Spectrum Patient Services, Spectrum Event Medical Services and Seniors for Seniors now have their home on the Spectrum website.

  • Spectrum GOT LOUD for SickKids!

    On September 28, 2019, Spectrum Health Care Foundation had the privilege of being one of the sponsors of SickKids' flagship fundraising event, GetLoud. SickKids' largest event takes the energy and momentum of the very successful SickKids VS Limits campaign to the streets to raise money for a new hospital.

  • Press Release: Spectrum Health Care partners with CIMT College for personal support worker scholarship

    Spectrum Health Care, in partnership with CIMT College, is pleased to announce the Spectrum Scholarship. The Spectrum Scholarship is a unique health care industry opportunity offered to a selected group of students who have demonstrated a commitment and passion to community and home care.

  • Do you know these surprising health facts?

    With new studies and reports being released daily it can be hard to keep track of what’s new in health and wellness. To help you stay on top of your health knowledge we’ve put together 10 health related facts that just might surprise you.

  • Prostate cancer: knowledge, prevention and early detection

    There’s nothing hairy about prostate cancer, other than the truth – 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. Thanks to Movember and Prostate Cancer Canada, loads of information about screening, prevention and treatment are at the fingertips of men all over North America.

  • Flu season is fast approaching!

    With cooler months ahead, the yearly influenza (the flu) will soon be making its dreaded appearance. Continue reading to find out more about the flu.

  • Caregivers need care too

    In Canada, over 8 million people provide care to a chronically ill or disabled loved one. Being a caregiver to your spouse, parent, sibling, relative, neighbour or friend is rewarding but can also be very challenging. Continue reading for tips and personal stories about caregiving.

  • Get help with stroke care

    If your loved one recently had a stroke, it is important to remember that rehabilitation is a vital aspect of recovery as it helps stroke survivors learn new ways of performing tasks that will help compensate for any residual damage.

  • Fitness and physical activity for seniors

    As someone ages, an active lifestyle is more important than ever. Regular exercise can help a senior boost their energy, maintain their independence, and manage their symptoms of illness or pain. Not only is exercise good for you/your loved ones physical health, but it is also good for the mind, mood, and memory.

  • Ward off the cold with these foods!

    Cold and flu season is upon us and with that comes many unpleasant symptoms, such as weakness, muscle aches, runny nose, headaches and congestion. There are many factors that affect immune function, one of these key factors is nutrition.

  • Diabetes and proper foot care

    Having healthy feet is vital to our health and well-being. In particular, people with diabetes are more likely to experience foot problems that could potentially lead to serious health complications. Here are some basic information that you need to know about diabetes and your feet.