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Spring is a time for new beginnings

As buds appear on the trees around us, we rejoice that the vaccine will be available to all Quebecers 18 years and old by the middle of May! If you haven’t already done so, click here to book your appointment. Spring is a great time for new beginnings, and this particular spring …

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Community WellnessFamily Matters

Give yourself a pat on the back. You deserve it!

With our children home from school or daycare once again, April has been extra challenging for many parents, let alone the past year!  During this pandemic, families have to juggle their routines like rarely before.  Maybe you’re working from home, as your spouse, children, and pets make their cameo appearance …

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Community WellnessFamily Matters

Spring is here! Let’s get outside but still be vigilant!

It is very exciting to hear that more and more people are getting vaccinated every day, and it is good to pin our hopes on the vaccine. We must keep in mind that the battle against the COVID-19 virus is not over yet. It takes three weeks for the vaccine …

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Caregivers' CircleCommunity Wellness

Hope is in the air, but let’s be careful!

Did you enjoy that brief taste of spring in mid-March? The sunshine and melting snow were just what the doctor ordered after a long COVID-19 locked down winter! Hope was literally in the air as our government announced that everyone over 16 years of age should receive at least one …

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Caregivers' Circle

Grief Recovery Training for Caregivers

Grief touches everyone on this planet. Moving beyond grief is a vital part of personal growth. Not fully recovering from grief can have a negative effect on your capacity for happiness in life. The pandemic has brought grief to many, and on so many levels. Some of us have lost …

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Community Wellness

Get ready to roll up your sleeve to win the covid-19 battle

The COVID-19 vaccination rollout we have all been waiting for has finally begun. For the first time in my living memory, being older is suddenly more desirable than being younger because age entitles you to faster access to this vaccine! After making sure that seniors who live in local long-term …

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Family Matters

New things on the horizon

As days start to get longer and with more daylight, we can feel that change is in the air.  Even if we are still buried in snow, we know that Mother Nature is hard at work bringing us that much closer to spring.  If you’re anything like me, you are …

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Community Wellness

Sprinkle a little LOVE on yourself

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and like every holiday, since the pandemic began we will have to find creative ways to celebrate within public health guidelines. This Valentine’s Day, I suggest that we caregivers take a moment to reflect on how well we are looking after ourselves! Trust …

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Community WellnessWE Volunteer

Thank You for Your Generosity!

Thanks to you, the 25th Community Christmas Hamper Campaign was a huge success! Going into this year’s Community Christmas Hamper Campaign, and our 25th anniversary no less, we did not know what to expect with COVID-19 running rampant.  We needed to adapt and remodel almost every aspect of the Campaign …

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Community Wellness

Parents are getting through IT together!

A common thread on the web these days is getting through IT together! The IT being the COVID-19 pandemic in a winter lockdown complete with curfews. Even a year ago on this date, few of us ever imagined we’d be cut off from family and friends for nearly a year, …

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