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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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Community WellnessThe Caring Circle

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 …

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Community Wellness

Honoring 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 personel, 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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Community WellnessFamily MattersHealthy SeniorsThe Caring Circle

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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Community WellnessFamily MattersThe Caring Circle

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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Community WellnessFamily MattersThe Caring Circle

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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Community WellnessFamily MattersThe Caring Circle

Did you make a resolution to be more physically active? Here are some tips to get you started…

  Did you know that adults should be active for at least 2.5 hours a week? Children and youth aged 5-17 should accumulate at least one hour of moderate to vigorous-intensity physical activity daily.  Physical activity helps feel better! Regular physical activity can improve your overall sense of well being by …

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Community WellnessThe Caring Circle

Salon Alzheimers 2020

La Société Alzheimer de Québec tiendra un Salon Alzheimer et maladies apparentées, le dimanche le 26 janvier 2020. Ce sont près de 500 personnes qui sont attendues chaque année au Pavillon Alphonse-Desjardins de l’Université Laval, de 9 h à 13 h 30 lors de cet événement gratuit et ouvert à …

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Community WellnessFamily Matters

Ramp Up your Motor Skills Rally Recap

Dadventures, a community Wellness Centre initiative to support men raising children, provided a energetic morning of fun  for 24 eager participants during the RAMP up Your Motor Skills Rally held  Saturday, November 30 at Quebec High School. This event allowed kids a place to grow  their motor skills, let their …

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