VHA Home HealthCare

VHA Home HealthCare

April 20, 2016 15:49 ET

Media Advisory: Inspiring Caregivers Get Deserved Day Out and Recognition at Award Event

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 20, 2016) - VHA Home HealthCare is hosting its 11th annual Heart of Home Care Award event which honours the extraordinary efforts of unpaid caregivers in Ontario.

What: Caregiver luncheon, performance by Jully Black, award ceremony and photo opportunities
When: Monday, April 25, 2016
Luncheon: 12:00p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Award ceremony: 2:00p.m. - 3:00p.m.
Who: 2016 Heart of Home Care Award Recipients
  • Suzanne Retter became fast friends with Bert, originally from Tobago, through a shared love of photography. So when Bert was diagnosed with stage four cancer, her amazing response, as she puts it, "was the human thing to do."
  • Fiona Conely: When her son Jason was only four months old, this young mother learned that he had Cerebral Palsy. But despite the odds, Fiona has persevered to create a happy, hopeful life for herself and her (now) adult son.
  • Memoona (Mona) Ismail: When her father-in-law was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, Mona set out to ensure his final years were filled with peace, comfort and dance.

Musical performance by Canadian artist Jully Black

Where: Luncheon:
Aria Restaurant
25 York Street (1st floor)
Toronto, ON M5J 2V5
Musical Performance and Award Presentation:
Telus House
25 York Street (3rd floor)
Toronto, ON M5J 2V5

This event is possible thanks to our generous sponsors: TELUS, PACE Consulting, Teak Printing Services Ltd., BDO Canada LLP, Manulife and Flash Frame Digital Media.

Contact Information

  • Pamela Stoikopoulos
    Senior Communications and Public Relations Manager
    VHA Home HealthCare
    (416) 489-2500 ext. 4344
    pstoik@vha.ca