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Virtual dementia tour to highlight ‘Alzheimer Month’

Families and caregivers of those with dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease will be able to gain insight as to what it is like to experience the world like their loved ones when the Alzheimer Society of Kenora-Rainy River Districts brings a free virtual dementia tour to Fort Frances next week to coincide with “Alzheimer Awareness Month.”

Dental van rolls into Rainy River

The Northwestern Health Unit’s new “Healthy Smiles Ontario” mobile dental van rolled into Fort Frances in September, bringing smiles galore.

Under the program, children aged 17 and under who met the program’s eligibility requirements received dental treatment.

The Northwestern Health Unit negotiated a special pilot project status for the “Healthy Smiles Ontario” program.