172017Oct

Flu shot Clinics at Jeffery Hale – Saint Brigid’s

Jeffery Hale – Saint Brigid’s will offer free flu vaccines to members of the English-speaking community who meet the eligibility criteria at these locations: Saint Brigid’s Home (1645, chemin Saint-Louis) on Wednesday, November 8th, from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM  The Jeffery Hale Pavilion (1270, chemin Sainte-Foy) on Thursday, November 9th, from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM Valcartier…

102017Oct

Music and Ipads

Join us at the  Caring Circle Café on  Tuesday, October 17, 2017:  Music with Ipads Music can be soothing, relaxing, invigorating and engaging for caregivers and those they are caring for. You are invited to learn more about creative music-making with digital musical instruments such as Ipads. Participants will be guided in musical activities, which…

42017Oct

Finding your way around the health system

Need a family doctor or medical advice? Finding your way around Quebec’s health and social services system can be confusing.  We hope these points will help to guide you a little bit. To register for the waiting list to be followed by a family doctor, visit: www.gamf.gouv.qc.ca/index_en.html In the meantime, if you need to see…

32017Oct

Going hunting? Read this first …

Did you know some studies show that wild game contains more nutrients and is healthier for you than store bought foods? Fall and winter are a very busy time for hunting and trapping. These are popular activities, which have the added benefits of providing physical exercise and nutritious traditional foods. Here are some tips to…

32017Oct

Learn more about Radon

Did you know? 16% of lung cancers deaths in Canada are attributable to radon exposure Radon is a radioactive gas found naturally in the environment that can get into your home undetected. It can’t be seen, smelled or tasted. Long-term exposure to high levels of radon in your home may increase the risk of developing lung…

212017Sep

The SPINACH Project

SupPortIng seNiors And Caregivers to stay mobile at Home What can you do to stay independent at home as long as possible? The Spinach project is a website intended for seniors, caregivers and health professionals looking to learn how they, their loved ones or their clients can remain independent at home. spinach-project.blogspot.ca Developers are working…

192017Sep

Close Knit Mingler Take 2

Mom’s Night Out (MNO) is back full force with an exciting line-up for the 2017/2018 season Close Knitters will meet again on Thursday, October 19 on the main floor of the Jeffery Hale pavilion (Room 1135) starting at 6:45 pm   If you missed the first social sewing MNO evening in September you can still join…