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…

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…

152017Aug

Access to Your Medical Records in Quebec

Your medical records document your medical history and care over time. These documents include “notes” from health care professionals who have provided treatment, prescribed or administered medicine, therapy or diagnostic tests as well as the test results, x-rays, other reports and observations. Quebec law allows you to access your medical records by making a formal…

152017Aug

Salon du proche aidant régional

 National Caregiver’s Week takes place each year in early  November.   This year L’APPUI Capitale-national pour les proches aidants d’aînés is organizing  a special  salon for caregivers on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Hope to see you there; please see poster below for all the details:

112017Aug

Health Care Coverage in Quebec

Quebec’s Health Insurance Plan is a public plan that gives all Quebecers access to free health care. The plan is managed by the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (health insurance board), also known as the “RAMQ”. To learn more about this plan, please visit: http://www.ramq.gouv.qc.ca/en/citizens/health-insurance/healthcare/Pages/medical-services.aspx Everyone who is eligible for the Quebec Health Insurance Plan has a…