Social Development, Health, May 28, 2019 - Moncton
First successful applicant under Healthy Seniors Pilot Project announced
The provincial and federal governments have announced a successful project from round one of the $75-million Healthy Seniors Pilot Project. The project, called Nursing Homes Without Walls, will explore the extension of support services offered in nursing homes to seniors still living at home. From left: Francis LeBlanc, vice-president for research and dean of studies and research at the Université de Moncton; federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor; Suzanne Dupuis-Blanchard, research chair in population aging and director of the Research Centre on Aging at the Université de Moncton; Social Development Minister Dorothy Shephard; Finance Minister Ernie Steeves; and Jacques Paul Couturier, acting president and vice-chancellor at the Université de Moncton.