Month: April 2017

24 Apr
2017

Grande fête de la nature

Don’t miss the Grande fête de la nature on the Plains of Abraham Sunday, May 7 from 11 AM to 4:30 PM. This annual family activity celelbrates the arrival of Spring with  fun activities, games and face painting as well as greenhouse visits  and distribution of 1000 vegetable seedlings.   To learn more click here: http://www.ccbn-nbc.gc.ca/fr/activites/grande-fete-nature/

13 Apr
2017

ChitChat Club

The Chitchat Club is tailor-made for those who wish to practice speaking English and or French while keeping their hands busy. Volunteer second language teachers act as conversation monitors and guide discussion groups while chatty volunteers work in teams to wash toys, prepare children’s crafts, organize cupboards, fold pamphlets and attend to other important assignments for the Wellness Centre programs. …

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10 Apr
2017

Baby Massage

The Wellness Centre is hosting another Baby Massage workshop for parents and babies under 8 months of age this spring! A certified massage therapist will walk you through some basic baby massage exercises so you can provide this source of loving comfort to your own child. This free  activity will take place in our multipurpose …

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10 Apr
2017

Matinées 4G

Partake in a fabulous  intergenerational activities hosted by Matinees 4G https://www.facebook.com/matinees4g/ . Learn more on facebook about  these free encounters between Francophone seniors and families with preschoolers. This activity is a great way to practice French while bring some sunshine to local seniors. You must confirm your place via facebook as places are limited. They …

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3 Apr
2017

Walk on eggs!

Eggs provide essential nutrients that are part of a healthy diet. They are inexpensive, simple to prepare and easy for seniors to chew and swallow. But like all foods, they should be produced, handled, and prepared with care to minimize the risk of food poisoning.         Here are some little known facts about …

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3 Apr
2017

Free Respite Care for Caregivers via APACN

    The Association des Proche Aidants de la Captiale-Nationale in Partnership with the Fondation de la Fédération des médecins spécialistes du Québec are once again offering caregivers the chance to obtain up to 32 hours of free respite care for loved ones in their own home. This respite care service is provided to allow  hands-on caregivers …

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3 Apr
2017

Caring for Loved Ones with Memory Loss 

If the one you are caring for is dealing with memory loss, you could perhaps benefit from special insights and tools to be a more effective and empathatic caregiver. Support is available through our local Societé d’Alzheimer’s de Québec  located on 1040 avenue Belvédère  Suite 312. Facilitator Hugo Lanoux is designated by the Alzheimer’s Society to assist …

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