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How to stay connected during self-isolation

Social distancing is an important measure for fighting the spread of COVID-19 in our communities, but it poses some challenges for seniors such as feeling connected during these unprecedented times. Thanks to modern-day technology, it is easier now than ever before to stay in touch with your family and friends.

  • A message from Spectrum's Patient and Family Advisory Council

    We thank you for your continued dedication to your patients during these challenging times. We know that our patients are grateful for your hard work and the essential services you continue to provide.

  • Spectrum Health Care statement on COVID-19

    The health and well-being of our patients, their families and our staff is our top priority. Spectrum Health Care is following the guidance of Public Health Ontario as it relates to the management of COVID-19.

  • Margaret is our January 2020 Employee of the Month!

    Congratulations goes out to Margaret Keogh, our Seniors for Seniors January Employee of the Month! Margaret was selected because of the dedication that she shows her clients. She goes above and beyond to meet her clients' needs and they truly appreciate her care.

  • We’ve opened up a clinic in Bolton!

    Spectrum Health Care is excited to announce the opening of our newest ambulatory nursing clinic in Bolton. We will be providing integrated nursing care to patients in the Bolton region. Located at 30 Martha Street, the clinic is conveniently situated in a medical building with ample free parking.

  • Heart health and aging: what you need to know

    As your body ages so does your heart. Taking proactive steps to support your heart health will help you stay strong and healthy for many years to come.

  • Paula is our December Employee of the Month!

    Each month we spotlight a Seniors for Seniors companion who shows exemplary care to our clients. Paula Swift was chosen as our December Employee of the Month because of the great things we hear about her from our clients. Paula loves what she does and it shows through her interactions with our clients.

  • Senior isolation is a health concern for seniors

    Recent reports show that senior isolation is on the rise. According to the Government of Canada, 16% of seniors experience social isolation, a state in which a person loses contact or communication with other people, communities or groups.

  • Spectrum in the News: proud partner of ED One Team

    Sunnybrook’s ED One Team has been featured on CBC News Toronto this morning. Spectrum Health Care is a proud founding member of this team. The ED One Team is working across the healthcare system to develop solutions to “hallway medicine” and help seniors avoid hospital stay.

  • Top winter activities for seniors

    Winter can be a challenging time for seniors who want to stay active. However, winter doesn’t have to keep seniors housebound, because staying active is important for the body and mind. Here are some top activities for seniors to enjoy during the winter months.

  • We have our Employee of the Year!

    Every year we pick a senior companion who exemplifies Spectrum's values of providing the highest quality of care through caring, trust, responsiveness and safety.