Victoria General Hospital Foundation and Victoria Lifeline’s new program, Send a Smile to a Senior, is combating senior isolation while lending a hand to local businesses. Thanks to the generous contributions from our supporters, we will be finding creative ways to ease loneliness for seniors all year round.
With 2020 now behind us, it is encouraging to feel the optimism that comes with a new year in full swing. It’s a time of planning, preparation, dreams, and vision. What will we accomplish together? How will we make a difference? The possibilities are endless.
For Jessica, Christmas was a flurry of drones, remote control cars, and more. While she can’t quite remember the names of everything her kids got for Christmas, she knows they certainly can. After months of unexpected challenges from COVID-19, the amazing gifts made a dreary year much brighter for the family.
New Strategic Partnership To Support Informal Caregivers Through Innovative Telepresence Robot Project
Through the generosity of our supporters and a new strategic partnership with Research Manitoba, The Vic Foundation has invested $180,000 in a new telepresence robot project from researchers at the University of Manitoba, designed to minimize the burden on these caregivers and support individuals living with dementia.