November 2018

Community WellnessHealthy SeniorsThe Caring Circle

A Streetcar Named Desire Matinée Out & About Outing!

On December 2nd, VEQ invites members of the community aged 50 plus to join the gang  for an Out and About activity! You will be able to  enjoy the Quebec Art Company’s latest performance: A Streetcar Named Desire. Want to join in on the fun? VEQ has  front row seats reserved …

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Community WellnessFamily MattersThe Caring Circle

Winter is back! Did you know the risk of exposure to CO is greater in the winter months?

Winter is back! Did you know the risk of exposure to CO is greater in the winter months?       That’s because homes in Canada are usually heated by furnaces, fireplaces, gas stoves, and water heaters. Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless and tasteless gas. It occurs when burning fuels …

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Community WellnessEventsThe Caring Circle

Teleconference on Community Palliative Caregiving

You’re invited to a Community Health Education Program (CHEP) Videoconference    Subject:  What’s New is Palliative Care? “At some time, in some way, we must all face the end of life. And most of us share a common hope—that whendeath comes to us or to a loved one, it will …

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Family Matters

Looking for a Doula?

Check out  Le Collectif des accompagnantes (doula services): Their offices are located in the YWCA building on Holland Avenue. They don’t advertise this, but they have bilingual doulas. The service is free to low income parents, and they offer  very reasonable sliding scale fees for everyone else (plus, it’s a donation, …

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Community WellnessFamily Matters

Did you know your TV might be dangerous for your toddler?

Did you know? About 70% of reported TV tip-over incidents in Canada involve children between 1 and 3 years of age.     Children love to climb, but climbing on bookshelves, dressers, appliances and televisions (TVs) can be very dangerous. These objects can easily tip-over, causing serious injuries and even …

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Family Matters

A Streetcar Named Desire MNO Theatre Outing

Join us for a night of English-language theatre on Friday, December 7th! The Quebec Art Company is presenting Tennessee Williams’ classic drama, “A Streetcar Named Desire”. Meet at 7:30pm (a half hour before the show starts) to have some time to chat together and find our seats. Tickets are $20 …

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Community WellnessThe Caring Circle

Festive Gathering

 Caregivers’ Café:  A Festive Gathering  – to nurture and nourish those who care for others Christmas is arriving soon! Sadly this festive time of year can sometimes be the straw that broke the caregiver’s back. We invite you to  enjoy a fun, relaxing get-together with fellow caregivers. Dietitan, Laura Vandervet will  share insights …

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Healthy SeniorsThe Caring Circle

La Retraite est un moment agréable pour profiter de la vie (conférence en français)

La retraite est un moment agréable pour profiter de la vie Auditorium Pierre-Boutet, Bibliothèque de Charlesbourg (Trait-Carré) 27 novembre 2018 19:00 – 20:30 Proposé par Table de concertation des personnes aînées de la Capitale-Nationale Conférence de Service Canada qui vous permettra d’en apprendre plus long sur les différentes prestations offertes …

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