Two senior patients dance at a gym.

Dancing to Better Health

An innovative research project is aiming to help seniors improve physical and mental health through dance. Read more

Luke Fillion embracing his mother who is in a wheelchair

Fillion’s Footsteps for Palliative Care

On Friday, May 10, 2019, Luke Fillion walked from Hamilton to the base of the CN Tower in Toronto in memory of his mother Janis for his sixth-annual Fillion’s Footsteps for Palliative Care in support of St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation.
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Anton poses for a photo.

Regaining Independence after a Stroke

“Something was wrong with my left hand. I couldn’t make it move.” Read more

Bob Bristo poses for a photo at St. Peter’s Hospital.

Learning to Walk Again

“My back pain was excruciating,” recalls Bob Bristo of Georgetown. “Then I began to experience weakness and paralysis in my legs. It kept getting worse until I could barely wiggle my toes.” Read more

Lisa with her daughter Aspen holding a “3” balloon on the beach.

A Cancer Patient’s High-Risk Pregnancy

“The headaches kept getting worse,” recalls Lisa Allain of Welland. “Then I started to feel nauseous and I was having trouble finding words. I realized that something was seriously wrong after I had a seizure.” Read more

Palliative care patient with caregiver in a common room

Caring About End-of-Life

The final days of someone’s life are as important as any other milestone. Read more

Crissie Leng showing off a patient's artwork

A Creative Outlet for Dementia Patients

Art can be a powerful tool that can stimulate healing. Read more

Patient Paul Terris sitting in a wheelchair at St. Peter's Hospital

Helping Paul Return Home

The pain in his hip had become unbearable. Read more

Banner for the 2019 Gala The Greatest Show featuring a circus performer

The Greatest Show – Gala 2019

Thank you to all who supported The Greatest Show on March 2, 2019, this year’s Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation gala.

Patients at St. Peter's sitting at a table and painting

65-Hour Fundraiser for St. Peter’s Hospital Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients

HAMILTON, ON: St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation has partnered with Home Instead Senior Care Foundation of Canada for its GIVE65 initiative to raise funds for the Creative Expressions program at St. Peter’s Hospital. Read more