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large group of seniors with thumbs up
Oct 7, 2019 | Patient Stories

The event uses Motiview, a virtual cycling platform designed to encourage exercise in care settings

two teenage girl knitting with two senior woman
Oct 7, 2019 | Patient Stories

The knitting club brings together residents and volunteers who share a common interest: knitting.

A woman pushing a woman in a wheelchair
May 21, 2019 | Patient Stories

Bruyère’s Artist-in-Residence program aims to improve the quality of life for our patients and caregivers by giving them the opportunity to express themselves creatively.

Three woman looking aat a red flower
Dec 20, 2018 | Patient Stories

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

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

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

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

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... 

A oy and a girl in their 20 holding hand, both are in a wheelchair
Apr 4, 2018 | Patient Stories

Friendship can blossom in the most unlikely of circumstances. Dylan White, 22, and Danica Tofflemire, 21, have an undeniable bond that has been forged from tragedy. Both suffered terrible accidents causing brain injuries.

alan Wainwright, bald man wearing glasses sitting at a table
Mar 9, 2018 | Patient Stories

Alan is a member of the Saint-Vincent Hospital Patient and Family Advisory Committee. He also serves as a community member on the Bruyère Continuing Care board of directors.

Guy Chartrand and three Bruyère employees
Mar 5, 2018 | Patient Stories

It is an honour for me to be connecting with you for the first time as Bruyère’s new President and CEO.