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A senior man sitting in a lab chair with a research and brain activity technologies
Jan 14, 2019 | Research, Foundation

The University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute (uOBMRI) and Bruyère Research Institute (BRI) have launched a joint fundraising campaign for improved memory and dementia research

Radio station studio
Jan 14, 2019 | Leadership, Research

Dr. Thomas talks about how technology can be used to detect changes in memory and functioning for individuals with cognitive impairment and dementia and research being conducted at Bruyère

portrait Heidi Sveistrup
Dec 24, 2018 | Leadership, News

Heidi Sveistrup, PhD, has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientific Officer of the Bruyère Research Institute (BRI)...

Three woman looking aat a red flower

Who doesn't like to receive flowers? Thérèse Lorrain, a volunteer at Bruyère knows something about it.

Two ladies posing behind a pile of donations in bags
Dec 20, 2018 | News, In the Community

Bruyère expanded its holiday giving campaign to include seniors. “Santa for Seniors” is a partnership between Bruyère, the Good Companions Seniors’ Centre, and Tea and Toast.

An senior woman in a wheelchair beside a senior man wearing glasses
Dec 14, 2018 | Patient Stories, Foundation

Very few people ever win the lottery... But the day my wife Janet and I got the call there was a spot for her at Bruyère’s Saint-Vincent Hospital, I knew we’d hit the jackpot.

a senior woman and a senior man siting at a table
Dec 14, 2018 | Patient Stories, Foundation

Katherine trusted her instincts, which led her right here to the team of experts at Bruyère.

large groupe posing
Nov 16, 2018 | Foundation

On November 15, 2018, over 300 guests gathered at the Infinity Convention Centre to hear “Life Changing” stories.

a man sitting on a couch looking left
Nov 12, 2018 | News

Dr. Nick Chin-Yee, a medical resident in the Palliative Medicine Residency Program at Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital reflects on his family's experience caring for his dying grandfather at home.

Chris Bradshaw wearing a bicylcle helmet
Nov 12, 2018 | Patient Stories

A story about a palliative care patient who was given an opportunity during his last days to relive his passion thanks to the teams from Bruyère’s palliative care unit and the Cycling Without Age program...