January 2019

Community Wellness

Suicide Prevention Week – February 3-9, 2019

The 29th edition of Suicide Prevention Week focuses on a critical component of prevention: speaking up. To reduce suicide rates, it is important to open up both a one‑on‑one and a collective dialogue on the topic. Since suicide already receives extensive media coverage and features prominently in fiction and on …

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Community WellnessThe Caring Circle

FREE Workshop on Effective Communication Strategies for Caregivers

Effective communication isn’t necessarily instinctive. All too often, when we try to communicate with others something goes astray. We say one thing, the other person hears something else, and misunderstandings, frustration, and conflicts ensue. Communicating more clearly and effectively requires learning some important strategies. Mastering these skills can deepen your connections …

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Community WellnessThe Caring Circle

February is Heart Health Month

The give in caregiver can consumes us. The needs of the otherscan easily  overshadow our own needs. It is vital to remember that your  needs are terribly important. Me time becomes a luxury you can’t afford to do without.  Caregivers can easly forget that fun physical activity is such an important …

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Family Matters

Share Your Insights about our Baby Book Bag Service

Our Baby Book Bag program is being re-vamped in 2019. Your feedback is vital to this process. Please take a few minutes to share your insights: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HMJNNWY     If you have received a baby book bag from Jeffery Hale Community Partners or Services in the past few years and would …

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Family Matters

MNO Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing Fun Day

 Come with the kids or without it’s up to you. MNO volunteer, Shelley Dupuis is organizing a Cross Country Skiing and Snow Shoeshoeing Fun Day on Saturday, February 9  Here’s all the info:10 – noon (or longer if you would like to stay for lunch)At La Balade   (705 Rue du …

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Community WellnessFamily Matters

Are your children well equipped for some safe winter fun?

Did you know that 80% of child and youth head injuries, including concussions, treated in emergency departments are related to sports and recreation? When your children are out playing — whether in a team sport like hockey or tobogganing — keep them safe by taking the right precautions: Make sure …

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Healthy SeniorsVolunteer Voices

Volunteer Training 2019

The Wellness Centre welcomes you to our free training session for our volunteers. WE Volunteers contribute to many programs at our centre that focus on assisting seniors with reduced capacities or mobility. Our key roles are assisting seniors in residence, transporting and accompanying seniors to medical appointments, regular friendly visits, …

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EventsHealthy SeniorsThe Caring Circle

What You Need to Know about the Health Care Complaint Process in Quebec

Join us for a special community outreach session and discover why filing a complaint can be a positive action with Ian Renaud-Lauzé, from the CAAP-CN   http://caap-capitalenationale.org/en/ and Annalisa Turner, member of the  JHSB User’s Committee.  If you are dissatisfied with quality of health and social services care you have received, …

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Family Matters

MNO Heads to the Movies!

Come join us for a night at the movies! On the evening of Friday, January 25th, meet at Cinema Cartier (1019 Avenue Cartier, 2nd floor above the Brunet pharmacy) at 6:45pm (film starts at 7:10pm) to see “On the Basis of Sex”, the inspiring true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her …

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