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Fun Jars Fundraiser

Thank you for helping RISE and SNACS Entrepreneurs raise funds for the Hamper Campaign! Only $10 per mason jar!  Order below before December 10, then go to pickup your jars at Quebec High School (side door), 875 rue Pere-Marquette, on Wednesday, December 16 and Thursday, December 17, between 9:30 a.m. …

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Community WellnessFamily Matters

Personalized Videos from the North Pole for Your Child this Holiday Season

In this year of COVID-19,  the Grinch  has been hard at work keeping us from planning our annual EPIQ HOHOHO Here We Go Again Children’s Christmas Party.  Never fear, the community Wellness Centre still has something fun in store for our little ones! A team of jolly volunteers from our …

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Community WellnessHealthy Seniors

Jeffery Hale-Saint Brigid’s Users’ Committee AGM – Postponed

The Annual General Meeting of the Jeffery Hale-Saint Brigid’s Users’ Committee has been indefinitely postponed.  If you would like to read about our engagements over the past year, and those of both the Jeffery Hale and Saint Brigid’s Residents’ Committees, the three annual reports are available online: jhsbusers.ca We would like …

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Caregivers' CircleCommunity Wellness

Staying connected during tumultous times is what WE do best! 

Dear Caregivers, What a bumpy road these past two pandemic months have been! We’ve learned to navigate this unwelcomed new reality together, yet apart. Covid-19 has highlighted the vital, although sadly often-unrecognized, role family caregivers play in Canadian society. We have watched helplessly as a tiny virus wreaked havoc amongst …

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Caregivers' CircleCommunity Wellness

What to keep and what to shred?

One of the tasks that few of us enjoy  is cleaning out paper files. Kowing what to keep and what to shred is hard enough when it is your own files but the task is rather daunting when you’re dealing with papers left behind by an aging (and sometimes confused) …

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Community Wellness

Honouring our Healthcare Super Heros

This is an exceptional time to be a health care provider. Everyone including housekeeping, maintenance and kitchen staff, security guards, receptionists, clerks, medical records personnel, personal care attendants, administrative assisitants, social workers, occupational therapists, community organizers, physiotherapists,  special care councellors, special educators, nurses, doctors and administrators are courageously working on …

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Community WellnessFamily Matters

Prenatal Courses in English 

If you are an English-speaking person living in the Greater Quebec City region expecting a baby, you now have an new option when it comes to prenatal classes. You can participate in virtual online group sessions. During this pandemic period the community  Wellness Centre will be offering a series of 3 …

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Caregivers' CircleCommunity WellnessFamily MattersHealthy Seniors

Get Involved: Consider Joining the JHSB’s Users’ Committee

  The Jeffery Hale – Saint Brigid’s Users’ Committee is looking for new members from the English-speaking  community.      This important committee promote users’ rights and helps to ensure a high standard of care throughout the establishment and a good quality of life for residents. They  meet once a …

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Caregivers' CircleCommunity WellnessFamily Matters

The risk of carbon monoxide poisoning is higher in the winter

Did you know that carbon monoxide can cause health problems before you even notice its presence? Although carbon monoxide (CO) can be present in your home or cottage at any time of the year, the risk is greater in winter months because homes in Canada are usually heated by furnaces, …

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Caregivers' CircleCommunity WellnessFamily Matters

Stuck in the snow with your car: an emergency kit can help

 Did you know that winter brings an increased risk of getting stuck in your car? Slippery or snow-covered roads, reduced visibility and bitter cold: these are all conditions that can make driving difficult and even dangerous during winter. If you are stuck in the snow, try to stay calm and …

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