June 2019

Family Matters

Moms’ Nite-out is now EPIQ!

Moms’ Nite-out has just  undergone a name change! A recent Wellness Centre  focus group and online evaluation completed by our parents  indicated that it’s time for a new more inclusive group name  going forward.  Moms Nite-out (MNO) has traditionally been a group for local English-speaking mothers with preschool children. Each …

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Community WellnessFamily MattersThe Caring Circle

Major moving season is upon us, do you know how to prevent bedbug infestations?

Bedbugs are very hard to get rid of. If you do have bedbugs, it is strongly recommended that you hire a licensed professional pest control operator. Whichever treatment is used, it will only be effective if physical control methods and preventative measures are used together. The following tips can help …

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Family MattersHealthy SeniorsThe Caring Circle

Many risk factors of heart disease are under your control

  Did you know that heart disease is the second-leading cause of death in Canada?             Heart disease refers to the buildup of plaque in the heart’s arteries that could lead to a heart attack, heart failure, or death. Physical effects of heart diseases and …

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The Caring Circle

Caregivers’ Café July 3: Mindful Walking in the Garden

One activity that almost anyone can do to moderate stress is mindful walking. Spend a summer morning exploring the beautiful Jardin botanique Roger-Van den Hende with our volunteer guide Christiane Ruggiero, a visiting occupational therapist from Florida with a specialty in neuro rehabilitation. Become more aware of each step and …

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