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Bayshore HealthCare Ltd. acquires eOccupancy Senior Living

Written by: Michelle Nicols

Acquisition strengthens Bayshore and eOccupancy’s ability to offer the highest quality of care for seniors

Mississauga, ON (October 6, 2014) – In a continued effort to provide the highest quality of care and services to seniors across Canada, Bayshore HealthCare Ltd. is pleased to announce that, as of August 29, 2014, it has acquired eOccupancy Senior Living. A leading provider of home and community healthcare services, Bayshore HealthCare will incorporate eOccupancy into its suite of services to offer seniors comprehensive information and support that will help them better understand their healthcare options that meet their specific needs.

“Partnering with the healthcare advisors at eOccupancy Senior Living allows us to expand our offerings and deliver the most innovative healthcare services and solutions to our clients,” says Kevin Webster, managing director of Bayshore HealthCare. “Together with eOccupancy, we aim to be the number one trusted source for seniors and their families who are looking to make informed decisions when it comes to their individual healthcare needs and lifestyle choices.”

Established in 2010, eOccupancy provides seniors and their families with personalized assistance in finding the right housing and care that fits their specific health and everyday needs. Services at eOccupancy are offered at no charge to the families they work with but are compensated by the participating providers in its nationwide network.

“Joining a company like Bayshore HealthCare was a natural fit for us,” says George Fermanis, president of eOccupancy. “Bayshore demonstrates a sustained commitment to their clients and communities alike, and our services and advisors are a natural extension of its mandate to provide services and product for out-of-hospital care.”

Through this acquisition, eOccupancy will continue to operate under the name eOccupancy Senior Living.

About Bayshore

Bayshore HealthCare is one of the country’s leading providers of home and community health care services and a Canadian-owned company. Its services are purchased by government care programs, insurance companies, workers’ compensation boards, health care organizations, the corporate sector and the public. The Bayshore brand extends across four business divisions: Bayshore Home Health (medical and non-medical home care and staffing services), Bayshore Specialty Rx (specialty pharmacy, infusion and pharmaceutical patient support services), Bayshore Therapy & Rehab (physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology and other rehabilitation services) and Bayshore Dialysis (dialysis centers). The company’s goal is to enhance the quality of life, well-being, dignity and independence of Canadians of all ages. Bayshore HealthCare has been a recipient of Canada’s Best Managed Companies award since 2006. For more information, call 1-877-289-3997 or visit

About eOccupancy

eOccupancy is a Canadian-owned senior living referral agency, which provides personalized service to families in seven provinces. eOccupancy’s Senior Living Advisors assist families in navigating suitable living options according to their individual needs. The company’s referral network includes: independent living, retirement living, assisted living and Alzheimer’s care communities. Founded in 2010, the company provides its services free to charge to families, as participating communities pay a fee to eOccupancy. For more information visit

For more information, please contact:

Michelle Nicol
Bayshore HealthCare Ltd.
Phone: (905) 822-8075 ext. 32365

Kathleen Edmondson
Citizen Relations
Phone: (416) 934-8097

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