July 2018

Community WellnessEventsHealthy SeniorsThe Caring Circle

Pillars of a Healthy Brain Community Video-conference – Sept. 18

Join us for a community videoconference session focused on the pillars of a healthy brain from the perspectives of attitude, activity and lifestyle. Dr. Tiffany Chow, Medical Director at the University of Southern California Alzheimer’s Therapeutic Research Institute will introduce strategies to maximize your cognitive reserve and motivate your participation …

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Community WellnessFamily MattersThe Caring Circle

Your wire BBQ brush can be dangerous

Millions of Canadians enjoy using their barbecue. Through repeated use, the wire brushes that many people use to clean their barbecues can lose their bristles. If ingested, these bristles can cause serious health problems. Wire BBQ brush bristles can effectively fall into food causing esophageal or gastric injuries. To minimize the risk …

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Community WellnessThe Caring Circle

Caregivers’ Café: Yoga Stetches in the Garden

  Caregivers’ Café: Wednesday, August 14 at 10 am  PLEASE NOTE DATE HAS CHANGED! Join other English-speaking caregivers and  discover how to de-stress using simple yoga stretches guided by Sule Tomkinson,  a hatha yoga teacher and a political scientist. Sule’s compassionate approach to yoga and life encourage self-inquiry.  Her classes are …

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Support the Jeffery Hale Friends Foundation – Buy a Raffle Ticket Today!

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It’s HOT out there! Avoid heat illnesses

  Did you know? Heat illnesses can affect you quickly, and can lead to long-term health problems and even death. They are mainly caused by being over exposed to extreme heat especially if you are doing too much for your age and physical condition.             …

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Community WellnessFamily Matters

Car Seats and Child Safety

Child safety involves choosing a car seat that is adapted to a child’s weight and height, and installing it properly. Here is everything you need to know about infant seats, child seats, booster seats and seat belts: https://saaq.gouv.qc.ca/en/road-safety/behaviours/child-safety-seats/infant-seats-child-seats-booster-seats/ To ensure your care seat has been installed correctly you can make an …

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EventsFamily Matters

First Aid Course for Parents

Parents, are you prepared to deal with the bumps, bee stings, and scraped knees that are all a part of childhood? the Wellness Centre is offering a one day workshop in English for parents of children 8 years old and under. Date: Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 8 am to 4 pm Cost: $70 entitles you …

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