Month: July 2019

8 Jul
2019

Love to buy fresh food at your local farmers’ market?

Here are some food safety tips to help keep you and your family safe while supporting your local farmers and producers. Produce : fresh produce can become contaminated in the field through contact with soil, contaminated water, wild or domestic animals, or improperly composted manure. Before eating fruits and vegetables, wash them thoroughly under fresh, cool, …

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8 Jul
2019

Look for the Certifié famille logo to find businesses that support families with young children

    Certifié famille is a local project that identifies family-friendly businesses. The program which began in Bas-ville in 2016 continues to gain momentum across Quebec City. This service has recently expanded to Upper Town. The criteria for certification simply means that these enterprises support families in the neighborhoods by opening their doors and providing …

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2 Jul
2019

Better Conversations … A quick review from our June session

Last month many caregivers attended a community outreach session entitled “Better Communication with Memory Impaired Loved Ones”. Guest speaker Geneviève Gaboury, from Société Alzheimer de Québec gave us many practical and helpful tips to help us connect with people dealing with memory issues. Here are some of her main points for those of you who …

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