In The News
Nursing homes situation in New Brunswick
June 20, 2016 - Michael Keating, executive director of NBANH, speaks to Information Morning Moncton on the Auditor General's recent report on nursing homes.
Nursing homes call for less talk, more action by Gallant government
June 20, 2016- In response to the New Brunswick Auditor general's report on the financial situation of nursing homes, Michael Keating says it is time to start trying new ways to care for New Brunswick seniors.
Auditor General calls on New Brunswick government to develop nursing home plan
June 15, 2016- New Brunswick's auditor general speaks out on the long-term care situation in New Brunswick, with comments from NBANH.
Press Conference on Antipsychotics Program
May 17, 2016- NBANH and CFHI hold a joint press conference at York Care Centre in Fredericton, announcing the first 15 homes that will participate in the rollout of the Appropriate Use of Antipsychotics Collaborative.
Appropriate Use of Antipsychotics Collaborative
May 16, 2016- Coverage of the Appropriate Use of Antipsychotics Collaborative, a partnership between NBANH, CFHI, and the Province of New Brunswick.
Gov’t needs room to explore, take risks to truly improve aging care system, says Dr. Chris Simpson
May 12, 2016- Dr. Chris Simpson speaks with the Daily Gleaner at NBANH's 2016 AGM.
New Brunswick program aims to curb overuse of anti-psychotics in seniors
March 20th, 2016- New Brunswick Appropriate Use of Antipsychotics Collaborative, a partnership between The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement, NBANH, and the Government of New Brunswick, is featured in the Globe and Mail.
Council on Aging draws criticism from seniors’ advocates
March 18th, 2016- Michael Keating, executive director of the Association, speaks to CBC about NBANH's lack of inclusion of the NB Council on Aging.
Nursing homes want to work with province
March 9th, 2016- In an op-ed written for the Telegraph Journal, Michael Keating, executive director of the Association, outlines our hopes for a better working relationship with the provinicial government.
CTV Atlantic: Nursing home group raises concerns
‘A direct slap in our face’: N.B. nursing home group says province didn’t consult before cuts
March 2nd, 2016 - The New Brunswick Association of Nursing Homes says it is fed up over a lack of dialogue with the provincial government.
N.B. Association of Nursing Homes calls on Gallant government to consult
March 2nd, 2016 - 'This is a social change, not a health care crisis'
Quispamsis nursing home doubles as day camp to benefit kids and elderly
July 10 - Seniors' home staff say summer camp recreates a sense of family between older and younger generations.
Province begins posting nursing home inspection reports
June 24, 2015 - The public will now be able to see how the province’s nursing and special care homes match up to the government’s standards.
NB nursing home inspection reports are now available online
June 24, 2015 - The New Brunswick government has begun posting inspection reports for nursing homes and special care homes online.
Province commits $2.6M as part of seniors’ Home First Strategy
June 5, 2015 - The province has committed $2.65 million for computer software that will enable the needs of nursing home residents to be better tracked.
NB makes nice with seniors
June 5, 2015
From CTV's Mike Cameron
NB senior population to go from 100,000 to 200,000 in 20 years
May 17, 2015 - John McLaughlin, former President of the University of New Brunswick and former Chair of the Premier's Panel on Seniors, says dramatic changes are needed to accomodate the province's aging senior population.
Nursing homes, special care homes welcome online reports
Thurs, May 14 - Inspection results of facilities to be made available to public by posting on internet.
NB Association for Nursing homes wants more support for seniors living at home
Weds, May 13 - The New Brunswick Association for Nursing homes says hospitals or nursing home might not be the place for all seniors, their homes are.
CTV Evening News: Overcrowded Hospitals Spur Action
Weds, May 13 - CTV Reporter Nick Moore interviews Executive Director Michael Keating regarding the overcrowding of hospitals in New Brunswick.
NB Nursing Homes Urge Help to Keep Seniors out of Hospitals
Weds, May 13 - Michael Keating and Jodi Hall, both officials with the New Brunswick Association of Nursing Homes, say seniors should be helped at home to help prevent them from landing in hospital and on a waiting list for longterm care
CBC Maritime Connection: How should we care for seniors - and who should pay?
Sunday, May 10 - Join Rachel Cave, sitting in for Preston Mulligan, as she and her panel discuss NB's aging population and how to care for them.
CBC Information Morning Saint John: Daily Costs At Nursing Homes Vary, Other Options Exist
Thursday, May 7: The Gallant government has raised the maximum amount a nursing home resident will pay to $175 a day, a $62 increase. Michael Keating is the executive director of the New Brunswick Association of Nursing Homes.
Top news: Nursing home association submits plan to deal with hospital congestion
Tues, April 14: NBANH's Jodi Hall speaks with the Daily Gleaner's Adam Bowie on the Assiciation's report submitted to the Provincial Government's Strategic Review process.
Global News: Aging is not an illness and nursing homes are not extensions of hospitals
Thu, Jan 15: The province says it’s considering shifting the responsibility for nursing homes from the Department of Social Development to Health. It’s hoped that move will free up hospital beds and ease the transition of patients into nursing homes.
Information Morning: bed shortages at the Chalmers hospital are a symptom of a larger problem.
Thursday, January 15: Have a listen to NBANH's Jodi Hall speaking with CBC Information Morning Fredericton 99.5 FM's Terry Seguin on the shortage of hospital beds being a symptom of a larger problem
Weekly bus service provided by a community nursing home
Tuesday, January 13: A GREAT story covered by CBC New Brunswick's evening news team the Orchard View Nursing home in Gagetown, New Brunswick who is providing a weekly bus service to seniors living in their community.
Jodi Hall sound bite in the CBC interview: Chalmers hospital chief surgeon frustrated by bed crunch
January 14th, 2015 - Click here to view the CBC Evening News interview.
NBANH's Jodi Halls says is part of a Collaborative group looking at grassroots changes. "We are very much believe that a multi-faceted approach is what's needed - not just nursing home beds, but also much more involvement at the community level."
NB Grassroots Join Together to Change Culture of Aging
Forum held on healthy aging for NB Seniors
Times & Transcript, September 10, pA4
If there’s one thing that the representatives of the five New Brunswick political parties could agree on yesterday afternoon, it was that seniors are important to the fabric of the province. To read the full article, click here.
Nursing Home Week 2014
To commemorate Nursing Home Week, the Daily Gleaner published an article on June 6, 2014 highlighting the role that Nursing Homes and their residents play an important role in shaping their community. To read the full article, please click here.
Seniors advocate loses father
Daily Gleaner, April 23, 2014, pA3
Special-care, nursing home officials say dementia patients’ needs often outstrip resources
Read the full article here.
NBANH invited to the Legislative Assembly to promote World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Minister of Social Development, Hon. Madeleine Dubé,with NBANH Executive Director, Michael Keating.