First Annual Awards Gala

May 18, 2016 (Halifax) – On May 11, more than 120 individuals from across the organization attended the first annual Shannex Awards Gala. It was an exciting evening filled with inspirational and touching stories about the great people who work at Shannex. “This awards ceremony was long overdue,” said Jason Shannon, Shannex President and COO.

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National Volunteer Week

In honour of National Volunteer Week, we want to acknowledge two of our many outstanding volunteers who help our clients live their best life. Tim Lowery and Paul Donovan are lifelong friends who volunteer at Parkland in the Valley in Quispamsis, New Brunswick. The dynamic duo can be found each weekday morning in the Jubilee

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The April 2016 Issue of Connections is Now Available

Written, produced and distributed by Shannex, Connections is a quarterly publication for clients, employees, families, volunteers, partners and friends of Shannex. Issue 22 is now available. Click HERE to read the latest issue.

2016 Walk for Alzheimer’s, Presented by Shannex

HALIFAX – The Annual Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia’s Walk for Alzheimer’s is slated for May 1, 2016, and Shannex is proud to be the presenting sponsor again this year. The walk will be held at the Cunard Centre in Halifax, Centre 200 in Sydney and new this year, Wolfville’s Waterfront Park. Sadly, more than

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Polypharmacy and why it’s so important

Polypharmacy can be defined as taking more medications than are considered medically necessary. Often, individuals are prescribed a medication for a condition and then continue to take it long after the original issue has been resolved. Polypharmacy is particularly important as people age and become frail. Seniors tend to have more health issues and have

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Talk About Health in Clayton Park

Last week, Shannex joined the Bell Let’s Talk campaign to have important discussions with employees about mental health. Now, we’re talking about health again, but in a different way. Shannex has partnered with the Nova Scotia Health Authority to host a series of conversations that will give you the opportunity to share your opinions. Join

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Shannex Joins the Conversation

Halifax— Shannex is proud to support organizations in our community that raise awareness and funds for mental health research and programs. Today, Canadians across the country are texting and tweeting about mental health to help break down barriers associated with mental illness. Shannex is supporting Bell Let’s Talk Day by joining in the conversation. Across

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Talk About Health

Nova Scotia is spending more and more money on health care, but Nova Scotians aren’t getting any healthier. This is a big challenge and the health system can’t solve this problem alone. We need your help! Shannex has partnered with the Nova Scotia Health Authority to host a series of conversations that will give you

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Parkland Executive Chef Competition Finals

On Wednesday, December 16 over 100 guests came to Kinross Hall at Parkland at the Lakes to attend the Parkland Executive Chef Competition Finals. Four of Parkland’s most talented chefs competed to win the title of Top Chef. The competing chefs were Natalie Arseneau from Parkland Truro, Brad Bowden from Parkland at the Gardens, Darrell

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The December Issue of Connections is Now Available

Written, produced and distributed by Shannex, Connections is a quarterly publication for clients, employees, families, volunteers, partners and friends of Shannex. Issue 21 is now available. Click HERE  to read the latest issue. Click HERE to download a PDF copy. Comments, suggestions and photos for Connections can be sent to: Heather Hanson, Director of Communications and

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