Aging, Community and Health Research Group (ACHRU)

McMaster University


Melissa Northwood Cherishes 2017 SAGE Student Award

Melissa Northwood says winning the Service Awards for Geriatric Excellence (SAGE) student award is the honour of a lifetime.

The ACHRU trainee, who is a part-time PhD Nursing student at McMaster University and a nurse continence advisor with Saint Elizabeth Health Care, was presented with the award at the 14th Annual SAGE Awards in Hamilton, Thursday June 1st, 2017.

The Regional Geriatric Program central (RGPc) and St. Peter’s Hospital, Hamilton Health Sciences hosted the Annual Awards for Geriatric Excellence. SAGE is a unique program that celebrates the outstanding contributions of individuals and organizations committed to providing the highest quality of care to older adults in our communities to ensure they can age with optimal health, independence and dignity.

Nominations are typically received from seven regions across Southern Ontario including Hamilton, Niagara, Haldimand-Norfolk, Waterloo, Wellington-Dufferin and Halton.

Published on: June 7, 2017

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