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Since 2006,

Over 25,000 high-quality professional Concerts in Care have brought the rich experience of performance arts to people in residential care.

“Votre oeuvre me touche et suscite toute mon admiration / I was moved by this initiative which deserves all my admiration.”

— Yannick Nézet-Séguin

News & Information

2023 National
Annual Report

A brief overview of the national activities of Health Arts Societies, Concerts in Care Ontario and La SAMS in 2023.

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Bruce Wright

Bruce Munro Wright
awarded Order of BC

Congratulations to Bruce Munro Wright, awarded the Order of BC this week! Bruce is President of the Board of Directors of Health Arts Society of BC, as well as a board member of several of our Health Arts Societies across Canada.  Well done Bruce!

Nada Ristich appointed Honourary National Patron

This honour recognises the important role played by Ms. Ristich in the Concerts in Care / Les concerts de la SAMS programme

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Concerts in Care Online

Our weekly online video series curated specially for senior audiences.

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Founded by David Lemon, M.S.M., in 2006 in Vancouver, the Concerts in Care programme acts as a conduit between the performance community and elder audiences in long-term care homes, assisted living, adult day centres, psychiatric and palliative care, and retirement communities.  The programme now serves audiences in all ten provinces with a variety of live concert experiences and online content.