122017Jun

Book Quest 2017 at the Morrin Centre

The Morrin Centre’s summer reading club for children,  Book Quest   will soon begin. Stay tuned to their website for details: http://www.morrin.org/en/news/ The Launch Party for  Book Quest will happen  on Sunday, July 2, 2017, during the Arts Alive! Québec festivities. Book Quest  is open to kids from ages 3 to 12. Encourage your children to develop a…

82017Jun

Practicing Mindfulness

Caring Circle Café:  Date: Thursday, July 20, 2017 Theme: Practicing Mindfulness Do you feel like you’re running on auto-pilot much of the time? Are you easily distracted from what you’re doing? Do you find it hard to focus? If so, come learn more about the health benefits of living in the present moment with social worker…

12017Jun

Reduce Your SAlt and Sodium Intake

Tips for cutting back on SALT and sodium: http://www.aarp.org/food/diet-nutrition/info-06-2010/you_re_eating_what.html Low sodium recipes that are packed with flavour: http://www.aarp.org/food/diet-nutrition/info-11-2010/who-needs-salt.html?intcmp=Outbrain&obref=obnetwork

12017Jun

Cardio Dance Class

A brand new Cardio Dance class for all levels is starting up at Eastern Quebec Learning Centre this spring. Everyone is welcome to enjoy great tunes from the 50’s and 60’s! When:  June 1 and 8 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm Where: 3005 rue William-Stuart, Québec, Qc G1W 1V4 Cost: $5 per session To register…

12017Jun

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day attempts to shine a light on the problem of physical, emotional, and financial abuse of elders. “The day aims to focus global attention on the problem of physical, emotional, and financial abuse of elders. It also seeks to understand the challenges and opportunities presented by an ageing population, and brings…

12017May

Exploring the Cost of Long-term Care

Caring Circle Café Thursday June 8, 2017 Topic: Exploring the Cost of Long-term Care followed by a Tour of St Brigid’s Home Saint Brigid’s Home is a publicly-funded long-term care residence for seniors who can no longer live at home.  This centre has a special mandate from the provincial government to provide long-term care services in…

12017May

Aging Creatively with Music

Come learn about an innovative new music project currently taking place at Laval University, Professor of Music, Andrea Creach will explain how she is combining her expertise in music and psychology in order to demonstrate the benefits of getting musically creative later in life as a means of protection against cognitive decline, The Caring Circle…