142018Feb

Caregiver’s Needs Part 2

Caregivers’ Café: Thursday: March 22, 2018 @ 10 am How to help the person you are caring for? Understanding their needs versus yours … Did you enjoy February’s Caregiver’s Café session with our Certified Executive Life Coach, Helen Walling? If yes, please come join us for a Caregiver’s Needs Part 2 session. It will be held on Thursday,…

132018Feb

Toys & More Sale 2018

Toys & More Baby & Family Bazaar Don’t miss this wonderful community event to be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the Eastern Quebec Learning Centre. Buy! Sell!  Meet ‘n’ greet! · Toys                    · Books · Maternity items   · Games · Baby…

12018Feb

Medical Mistakes … Understanding Your Rights

Mistakes happen in every field and health care is sadly no exception. Health care professionals such as doctors, nurses and dentists are legally responsible, if their mistakes cause harm. These individuals all answer to their professional order. Click here to see a complete list (website available in French only): https://www.opq.gouv.qc.ca//ordres-professionnels/fiches-descriptives-des-ordres-professionnels/ If you have an issue…

312018Jan

Teleconference on Hearing Loss

Community Health Education Program Video–conference: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 This session explores what happens when we start to lose our hearing, hearing loss as we age, and what can be done about it to increase your awareness and better help yourself, your family members and your community. Join us for this informative video-conference to learn more…

312018Jan

Caregivers’ Café: Tax Credits and Deductions

Join us at the Caregiver’s Café on Thursday, February 15 and learn everything that you need to know about tax credits and deductions for caregivers and persons with disabilities with Canada Revenue Agency Outreach Officer, Madeleine Castelo.   Time: 10:00 to 11:30 AM Location: Room 1123 on the main floor of the Jeffery Hale Pavilion (1270 chemin…

262018Jan

Fun ways to celebrate Family Literacy Day at Home!

Family Literacy Day in Canada happens annually  on January 27 to raise awareness of the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family. Taking time every day to read or do a learning activity with children is crucial to a child’s development, improving a child’s literacy skills dramatically, and can help…

252018Jan

French conversation workshops at the library

Les bibliothèques de Quebec are offering free innovative conversation workshops entitled Atelier de conversation française (Tendre la main) to those who want to  improve their French language skills while getting to know people from other cultures. To learn more please visit:  January 30: Bibliothèque Gabrielle-Roy, salle Gérard-Martin, 350, rue Saint-Joseph Est (La Cité-Limoilou) February 2:  Bibliothèque Monique-Corriveau, 1100, route…

22018Jan

HandyBar

The HandyBar makes it easy to get in-and-out of the car.  This  3-in-1 automotive safety tool allows the user to easily sit or stand safely while entering or exiting their vehicle, offering support and protecting from falls. It fits securely into either the passenger or driver side of the door of almost all types of…

22018Jan

Stop Smoking in 2018

New Year’s Resolution 2018: Why not stop smoking today? As we start a new year, many people wish to quit smoking to improve their health and quality of life. It may be difficult, but not impossible. When you give up cigarettes, your body starts to renew itself as early as the first day of quitting….