What is happening at AVENS

Stephen Jackson – New CEO of AVENS

The Board of Directors of AVENS – A Community for Seniors, is pleased to announce the recruitment and appointment of Mr. Stephen Jackson to the position of Chief Executive Officer. More information…

Elders Circle – Day Program

Elders Circle at AVENS offers daytime respite and support to people in the community caring for family members. The program provides an alternative form of care for clients who want to remain independent and who may otherwise be isolated at home. More information.

October’s Recreation Calendar

2014-15 Annual Report

Our 2014-15 Annual Report is now available online. Read the 2014-15 Report

2015 Giving Catalogue

Looking for a way to help AVENS provide seniors with a safe and caring community for life? Consider making a donation to an item in our 2015 Giving Catalogue! Read more…

Did you know?

It is projected that over the next 16 years, the number of long term care beds needed will increase to 402. That’s 227 more beds than exist today. Learn more about AVENS and the growing need…

Proposed AVENS Expansion

With full knowledge of today’s tight fiscal environment and competing priorities, AVENS has developed a comprehensive phased approach to meeting the needs of its growing population of seniors. The proposed AVEN Pavilion will be a 55,000 square foot, two-storey facility that will include more long-term care beds, a kitchen facility with the capacity to deliver 300 meals per service, office space and much more. Read more…

Long Term Residential Care Needs Forecast (2015 Facility Bed Use Review)

There is no single proven means to accurately forecast the number of seniors who will require residential care in the future. Each jurisdiction has their own forecasting method, so to assist in developing a reasonable and objective forecasting approach for the NWT, AVENS – A Community for Seniors partnered with the GNWT Department of Health and Social Services and hired Marcus J. Hollander, PhD to develop a NWT forecasting method.


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