Month: March 2019

21 Mar
2019

Did you know that mould is one of the most common causes of poor indoor air in homes?

Mould can grow in damp or wet areas in your home caused by water leaks, flooding, or high humidity that can result from everyday activities like cooking or showering. It can grow on wood, paper, fabrics, drywall and insulation. It can hide inside walls or above ceiling tiles. People living in homes with mould and …

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21 Mar
2019

Health risks of detergent packets

Did you know that, if swallowed, detergent packets can cause nausea, vomiting, coughing, choking, breathing troubles and stomach pain? Small and brightly coloured, detergent packets (for laundry or dishwasher) may be confused with toys or candies by children or other vulnerable people.  Moreover, a detergent packet can also burst in a hand with only a …

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20 Mar
2019

Visit with an occupational therapist at the next Caregivers’ Café

Join us for a caregiver’s tea with France Gaudet, Occupational Therapist/Team Leader with  Jeffery Hale Community Services’ Home Care Team. Discover  how occupational therapy can help make life easier for you and your loved one. Learn more about  home safety, and car transfers.  Find out what‘s new in specialized equipment, such as mobility aids (canes …

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19 Mar
2019

Voluntary Drug Recall by Pro Doc Limitée of Irbesartan

Two lots of irbesartan drugs distributed in Quebec are voluntarily recalled Health Canada is advising Canadians that Pro Doc Limitée is voluntarily recalling two lots of irbesartan tablets because of a nitrosamine impurity, N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA). The lots were distributed in Quebec only. Irbesartan is part of a class of drugs used to treat patients with …

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18 Mar
2019

Café au lait Mornings: A Nuturing Space for Everyone

Café au lait Mornings take place once a month on a Tuesday morning  at the Wellness Centre.  This is a relaxing, embracing space where you can benefit from parent-to-parent contact, encouragement, valuable information and  support from Shelley Dupuis, certified Breastfeeding Consultant with Allaitement Québec.  Each session has a theme. There’s a scale on site to …

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5 Mar
2019

EVENING Information Session: Federal Tax Credits and Benefits for Caregivers, Seniors and Persons with Disabilities

Join us at a special evening information session for seniors and/or their caregivers. Learn everything that you need to know about tax credits and benefits for caregivers, seniors  and persons with disabilities with Canada Revenue Agency Outreach Officer, Victor Morales.   Date: Tuesday, April 9  Time: 6:45 PM NOTE location change due to construction: Event will …

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4 Mar
2019

Head to a nearby indoor pool and beat the winter blues!

Quebec City offers many opportunities for parents to go swimming with their children. Click here to find a pool in your neighborhood: https://www.ville.quebec.qc.ca/citoyens/loisirs_sports/installations_sportives/piscines_interieures/piscines_interieures.aspx The YWCA provides free access to a warm indoor baby pool and a nice assortment of baby swim gear to help your little one enjoy getting his/her feet wet. http://www.ywcaquebec.qc.ca/loisirs/piscine/bains-libres Families are …

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