Community Wellness

10 Dec
2018

Thanks to the Organizers of the HOHOHO Here We Go Again MNO Children’s Christmas Party!

Saturday, December 8 the Coin soleil in the Jeffery Hale Hospital  was full of wiggling, excited little ones!  The kids and their families were attending the annual Children’s Christmas Party, sponsored by Jeffery Hale Community  Partners and organized totally by Moms’ Nite-Out volunteers. This year Daisy Enriquez and Elise Holloway were the elves behind the scenes …

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28 Nov
2018

A Streetcar Named Desire Matinée Out & About Outing!

On December 2nd, VEQ invites members of the community aged 50 plus to join the gang  for an Out and About activity! You will be able to  enjoy the Quebec Art Company’s latest performance: A Streetcar Named Desire. Want to join in on the fun? VEQ has  front row seats reserved for you and a preferential …

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28 Nov
2018

Winter is back! Did you know the risk of exposure to CO is greater in the winter months?

Winter is back! Did you know the risk of exposure to CO is greater in the winter months?       That’s because homes in Canada are usually heated by furnaces, fireplaces, gas stoves, and water heaters. Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless and tasteless gas. It occurs when burning fuels like oil, coal, wood, gasoline, …

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28 Nov
2018

SAVE the DATE: Teleconference on Community Palliative Caregiving

You’re invited to a Community Health Education Program (CHEP) Videoconference    Subject:  Community Palliative Caregiving Presenter: Zelda Freitas, Social Worker with CIUSSS of West-Central-Island of Montreal When: Wednesday, January 23, 2019 from 10 am to noon Where: Foundation Room in the basement of  St. Brigid’s Home (1645 ch. St-Louis in Sillery, Qc G1S 4M3) Free parking …

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6 Nov
2018

Did you know your TV might be dangerous for your toddler?

Did you know? About 70% of reported TV tip-over incidents in Canada involve children between 1 and 3 years of age.     Children love to climb, but climbing on bookshelves, dressers, appliances and televisions (TVs) can be very dangerous. These objects can easily tip-over, causing serious injuries and even death.       Fortunately …

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1 Nov
2018

Festive Gathering

 Caregivers’ Café:  A Festive Gathering  – to nurture and nourish those who care for others Christmas is arriving soon! Sadly this festive time of year can sometimes be the straw that broke the caregiver’s back. We invite you to  enjoy a fun, relaxing get-together with fellow caregivers. Dietitan, Laura Vandervet will  share insights on nutrition and selfcare. Together …

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18 Oct
2018

Flu shot Clinics at Jeffery Hale – Saint Brigid’s

Once again this year, Jeffery Hale – Saint Brigid’s will offer free flu vaccination for members of the English-speaking community who meet certain eligibility criteria (see below). Please note that if you don’t have a Quebec health card, many local pharmacies will offer the flu vaccine at a cost. November 13th at Saint Brigid’s Home …

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