VHA Home HealthCare

VHA Home HealthCare

June 06, 2012 13:30 ET

Media Advisory: Heart of Home Care Award Presentation to Inspirational Family Caregivers

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 6, 2012) - VHA Home HealthCare (VHA) presents the seventh annual Heart of Home Care Award, recognizing two outstanding family caregivers.

What: Award presentation and photo opportunity
Who: Award Recipients
Jean Gervais is a mother who's been caring for her son Michael, who suffered a severe car accident and was then diagnosed with brain cancer, for nearly 40 years.
Ken Wong, a husband who began caring for his 50-year-old wife Nada four years ago when she was diagnosed with a form of dementia.
Dr. Geordie Fallis, (a.k.a. Canada's "Patch Adams") Chief of Family Practice at the Toronto East General Hospital and author of From Testicles to Timbuktu: Notes from a family doctor, offers up humorous reflections and insights gleaned from his career.
The event is possible thanks to sponsors Standard Life and Teak Printing Services.
When: Monday, June 11, 2012
Guest Speaker - Dr. Geordie Fallis: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Award Presentation & Reception: 5:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Where: VHA Home HealthCare
30 Soudan Ave. Toronto
Training Room, Ground Floor

Contact Information

  • VHA Home HealthCare
    Pamela Stoikopoulos
    Communications Manager
    416-489-2500 ext. 4344