Month: November 2018

28 Nov
2018

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 for you and a preferential …

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28 Nov
2018

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 like oil, coal, wood, gasoline, …

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28 Nov
2018

SAVE the DATE: Teleconference on Community Palliative Caregiving

You’re invited to a Community Health Education Program (CHEP) Videoconference    Subject:  Community Palliative Caregiving Presenter: Zelda Freitas, Social Worker with CIUSSS of West-Central-Island of Montreal When: Wednesday, January 23, 2019 from 10 am to noon Where: Foundation Room in the basement of  St. Brigid’s Home (1645 ch. St-Louis in Sillery, Qc G1S 4M3) Free parking …

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26 Nov
2018

Looking for a Doula?

Check out  Le Collectif des accompagnantes (doula services): http://accompagnantes.qc.ca/ 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, so you get to claim …

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6 Nov
2018

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 death.       Fortunately …

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1 Nov
2018

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 on nutrition and selfcare. Together …

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1 Nov
2018

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 par le gouvernement fédéral et …

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