The Victoria Blake Memorial Elders Home in Old Crow on May 19, 2023. (Atsushi Sugimoto)

Old Crow welcomes opening of first assisted-living facility for elders

No longer will Vuntut Gwitchin elders have to move south to access assisted-living support


The Whistle Bend Continuing Care Facility photographed in Whitehorse on July 17, 2018. The Yukon’s long-term care homes will receive funding for additional staff and PPE thanks to the federal government. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Feds commit $3 million for additional staff in Yukon long-term care homes

The funding is part of a $1 billion commitment made last year


All 150 Whistle Bend continuing care beds slated to open this fall

Specialized units to open in 2019 and 2020, but for now all the beds will be for continuing care: YG

Senior-songwriters are the new singer-songwriters

Whitehorse songwriting project focuses on fighting isolation among seniors

Yukon needs a better plan for long-term care

The government can find solutions if it has the will. Does it have the will?

  • Dec 14, 2017