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Sep 25, 2018, 08:30 ET SE Health marks 110 years

MARKHAM, ON, Sept. 25, 2018 /CNW/ - This Canadian social enterprise is no stranger to change. Marking its 110th year this September, Saint Elizabeth – now known as SE Health – has been a driving...


Jun 25, 2018, 10:09 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - DesignMeets: The Future of Aging

TORONTO, June 25, 2018 /CNW/ - Thanks to modern medicine, Canadians are living longer than ever before. According to Statistics Canada, there are more Canadians over the age of 65 than those aged 14...


Jun 06, 2018, 08:30 ET Innovative Cardiac Care Program Wins Distinguished National Award

Groundbreaking collaboration between Trillium Health Partners and Saint Elizabeth Health Care benefits more than 1,000 cardiac patients annually MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 6, 2018 /CNW/ - Trillium Health...


Jun 05, 2018, 14:35 ET The role of conversational chatbots in health(care) - Meet Elizzbot

TORONTO, June 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Artificial intelligence (AI) is an exponential technology poised to revolutionize health care as we know it. A 2016 study by Frost & Sullivan predicts the market for AI...


Apr 30, 2018, 11:30 ET New hospice for the homeless opens in downtown Toronto

TORONTO, April 30, 2018 /CNW/ - Journey Home Hospice, a new care facility for people who are homeless and facing the end of life, has officially opened its doors. The hospice will welcome its first...


Apr 03, 2018, 08:30 ET Leader in Smart Family Caregiving, Elizz Connects Caregivers Worldwide

MARKHAM, ON, April 3, 2018 /CNW/ - "How are you feeling today?" It's a question we often ask someone who is dealing with a health issue, but we rarely ask the people who spend days, weeks and...


Feb 13, 2018, 08:00 ET Creating the workforce of the future: Saint Elizabeth and Westervelt College announce landmark health education partnership

MARKHAM, ON, Feb. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - If there's a magical ingredient in companies that last for centuries, you'll surely find it in these two celebrated Canadian brands. With the energy of a startup...


Jan 16, 2018, 09:30 ET Harnessing the power of machine learning for brain health

Ontario health innovation team awarded funding to explore how advanced technology can help spot and treat brain changes earlier on MARKHAM, ON, Jan. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - As Canada marks Alzheimer's...


Jun 22, 2017, 11:08 ET Encouraging you every step of the way: Health coaches help Canadians manage chronic disease

MARKHAM, ON, June 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Saint Elizabeth is pleased to announce a new partnership with insurance carrier Medavie Blue Cross, designed to improve the health of Canadians. Medavie Blue Cross...


May 08, 2017, 10:30 ET The power of people and communities: Creating a movement in end of life care

MARKHAM, ON, May 8, 2017 /CNW/ - In celebration of National Hospice Palliative Care Week, May 7-13, Saint Elizabeth is sharing highlights of its impacts in end of life care. Since 2015, the social...


Apr 11, 2017, 13:18 ET Canada's Minister of Health gets a healthy dose of hope and happiness

MARKHAM, ON, April 11, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, today visited Saint Elizabeth's corporate office in Markham, Ontario, touring the company's unique 'hope and...


Apr 04, 2017, 09:30 ET Canadians come together to celebrate National Family Caregiver Day

OTTAWA, April 4, 2017 /CNW/ - For the first time in Canada, the Prime Minister has released a statement celebrating the diversity, role and value of caregivers on April 4, National Family Caregiver...


Jan 24, 2017, 09:30 ET Millennials care: Elizz launches Student Video Contest to celebrate younger caregivers

$5,000 in prizes available to top three winning producers MARKHAM, ON, Jan. 24, 2017 /CNW/ - In the lead-up to National Family Caregiver Day on April 4, Elizz has launched a Student Video Contest to...


Dec 01, 2016, 09:30 ET Family Caregiver stress peaks during the holiday season

Elizz.com, Canada's go-to place for all things caregiving, offers simple and practical services and a community of support MARKHAM, ON, Dec. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - With the holiday season upon us, many...


Nov 03, 2016, 13:29 ET Elizz: changing the landscape of family caregiving in Canada

MARKHAM, ON, Nov. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Elizz, Canada's number one resource for all things caregiving, is celebrating its one year anniversary by reflecting on how much it has raised the profile of family...


Jul 26, 2016, 08:30 ET Saint Elizabeth showcases hope and happiness

MARKHAM, ON, July 26, 2016 /CNW/ - Saint Elizabeth today announced the official opening of a Hope and Happiness showcase at its corporate office in Markham. Bringing together elements of strategy,...


Jul 04, 2016, 11:30 ET Saint Elizabeth Health Career College launches blended learning for HCAs

Canada's largest social enterprise innovates to meet the growing demand for front-line talent and quality care VANCOUVER, July 4, 2016 /CNW/ - Fusing its strengths in virtual education, knowledge...


May 26, 2016, 11:09 ET Enabling people-powered health: Radboudumc and Saint Elizabeth Community Enterprise team up to accelerate and magnify global health innovation and impact

MARKHAM, ON, May 26, 2016 /CNW/ - A Canadian movement is going global. Radboudumc, one of the leading academic centres for innovation in patient care, education and research in the Netherlands, today ...


May 02, 2016, 10:11 ET Saint Elizabeth supports hospice care with $4M investment

Canada's largest social enterprise working to bring positive change to end of life journeys through local partnerships, knowledge leadership and community investments MARKHAM, ON, May 2, 2016 /CNW/ - ...


Apr 19, 2016, 08:40 ET Embracing Technology to Grow Ontario's Volunteer Capacity

Hospice Palliative Care Ontario and Saint Elizabeth partner to increase access to training for thousands of hospice palliative care volunteers in Ontario TORONTO, April 19, 2016 /CNW/ - In an era of...


Apr 05, 2016, 08:30 ET On National Family Caregiver Day, Elizz unveils powerful portraits by Christopher Wahl

Intimate portrait series honours the role of Canada's more than 8 million family caregivers MARKHAM, ON, April 5, 2016 /CNW/ - To celebrate National Family Caregiver Day today, Elizz has partnered...


Jan 12, 2016, 08:30 ET Two Canadian organizations team up to give people and families a greater voice in health care

OTTAWA, Jan. 12, 2016 /CNW/ - Accreditation Canada and Saint Elizabeth are working together to support health organizations across Canada in their efforts to become more person and family-centred....


Oct 27, 2015, 08:30 ET All Things Caregiving: Elizz delivers innovative and desperately needed support to Canadian caregivers

Saint Elizabeth, Canada's largest social enterprise, unveils breakthrough new brand to help care for millions of often overlooked caregivers MARKHAM, ON, Oct. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - Chances are, you know a ...


Jun 23, 2015, 09:00 ET Saint Elizabeth celebrates the human spirit: Innovative 'Hope and Happiness' movement earns prestigious national award

MARKHAM, ON, June 23, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) presented Saint Elizabeth with the 'Celebrating the Human Spirit Award' at the National Awards Gala in Charlottetown,...


Jun 10, 2015, 09:30 ET End-of-life care gets $1M boost from Saint Elizabeth

Canada's largest social enterprise supports research, education and residential hospices MARKHAM, ON, June 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Saint Elizabeth Community Enterprise, a national leader in social...