October 2017

Community WellnessThe Caring Circle

Caring Circle Café: Tips for soothing DIY Massage- November 7

Join us for a special session in honor of national caregiver’s week. Find out how to offer yourself some TLC with mini-massages when you feel sore or need to de-stress No time to get a massage? Work out the knots on your own with pointers from massage therapist, Jean-Charles Girard. …

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Community WellnessFamily Matters

Get Ready for Kindergarten

If you’re the parent of a 4 year old don’t miss the chance to partake in a fabulous parent-child workshop being offered for FREE by Jeffery Hale Community Partners. Join psycho-educator, Julie Fraser and other English-speaking families for our annual  Get Ready For Kindergarten workshop designed to help your child develop skills …

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Healthy SeniorsVolunteer Voices

Assisting Seniors volunteer training 2017

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Healthy SeniorsVolunteer Voices

Effective Accompaniment volunteer training 2013

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Community WellnessFamily Matters

Crackpot Café Here We Come

We are having a  Moms Nite-out (MNO)  event at the Crackpot Café, November 9th,  starting from 7 pm.   Come along and connect with other English-speaking moms and get in touch with your creative side.  There are many ceramic pieces to choose from. We chat as we paint and the …

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Community WellnessFamily Matters

For a safe and happy Halloween

Making slime is a great family activity for Halloween! However, did you know that using boric acid in homemade arts and crafts materials like slime and modelling clay could cause developmental and reproductive health issues? Children and pregnant women are more at risk than others. Search online for recipes without …

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Community WellnessHealthy SeniorsThe Caring Circle

Medical Emergencies in Seniors

Medical Emergencies in Seniors and How to Handle Them Join us to learn about six of the common medical emergencies that seniors and caregivers may face and how to handle them.  Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to noon In the community Wellness Centre in the Jeffery Hale pavilion Board Room, …

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Community WellnessFamily MattersThe Caring Circle

What you should know about buying meds on line …

Did you know that buying drugs online may put your health at serious risk? This is especially true if you order prescription drugs without being examined in person by a health care practitioner. While some Internet pharmacies are legitimate, many offer products and services that are dangerous. Do not take …

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Community WellnessThe Caring Circle

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 …

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Community Wellness

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, …

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