September 2018

Community Wellness

Community Art Program for all Ages

Have you taken some time for YOU lately?   The process of creating art is good for the physical, mental and emotional well-being of people of all ages. Here are only a few benefits of painting: improves memory, sharpens the mind, builds problem-solving and motor skills, relieves stress, promotes an …

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Community WellnessFamily MattersThe Caring Circle

Chicken nuggets, strips, burgers and fries: handle and prepare them with care

Did you know that over the past year and a half, there have been hundreds of laboratory-confirmed human illnesses across the country associated with frozen raw breaded chicken products? These products may appear to be pre-cooked or browned, but they should be handled and prepared with caution. Illnesses can be …

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Community WellnessFamily Matters

Do you know what FASD is?

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a brain injury that can occur when an unborn baby is exposed to alcohol. It’s a lifelong disorder with effects that include physical, mental, behavioural and learning disabilities. These can vary from mild to severe. FASD is caused when a mother drinks alcohol during …

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Community WellnessFamily Matters

Thanksgiving Dinner at Valcartier Family Centre – September 29

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Community WellnessFamily Matters

Celebrate Québec

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Family Matters

Looking for a place to learn French that offers childcare? Try Ressource Espace Famille

Du Français en famille is a special program offered by Ressource Espace Famille to parents with children 0 to 5 years of age. Your children accompany  you to these sessions and enjoy a special program suited especially for their integration into French as well. Please click here for more info:  https://www.ressourceespacefamilles.com/du-francais-en-famille …

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Community Wellness

Taking Charge of Your Life in the Face of Chronic Pain workshop

Four Tuesdays in October 2018: Oct. 2, 9, 16 & 23 10:00 to 11:30 AM Group sessions intended to help you better understand what you can do when dealing with chronic pain. Topics covered will include: pain, fatigue, anxiety, fears, expectations, attitude, connections, self-care, support, and various tools. These four …

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Healthy SeniorsVolunteer Voices

Become a Friendly Visitor to seniors at home

We are looking for more volunteers in our Friendly Visit volunteer program! Many older English-speaking seniors find themselves alone here in the Quebec City region, family members and friends having long since moved away. Some are limited by their physical abilities and cannot get out of the home easily. Some …

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Community WellnessFamily MattersHealthy SeniorsThe Caring CircleVolunteer Voices

September 26 CHEP Video-conference – Eating Well: Sugar and Salt – What’s New?

Dietitian, Dorothy Moffat will explore the topic of Eating Well: Sugar and Salt – What’s New? at the next Community Health Education Program video-conference to be held Wednesday, September 26 from 10 AM to noon in the Jeffery Hale Board Room (1270 ch. Ste-Foy). You will be able to ask your …

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Community WellnessVolunteer Voices

Park Playdates 2018: A Roaring Volunteer Success Story!

Sunny days, wiggly little ones  and enthusiastic volunteer power all combined together to provide some fun days in the park for English-speaking families with preschoolers during the  summer of 2018. Park Play Dates allows families a chance to gather in a variety of parks and playgrounds across the city every …

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