Community Wellness

30 Jul
2018

Pillars of a Healthy Brain Community Video-conference – Sept. 18

Join us for a community videoconference session focused on the pillars of a healthy brain from the perspectives of attitude, activity and lifestyle. Dr. Tiffany Chow, Medical Director at the University of Southern California Alzheimer’s Therapeutic Research Institute will introduce strategies to maximize your cognitive reserve and motivate your participation in new activities. For people …

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30 Jul
2018

Your wire BBQ brush can be dangerous

Millions of Canadians enjoy using their barbecue. Through repeated use, the wire brushes that many people use to clean their barbecues can lose their bristles. If ingested, these bristles can cause serious health problems. Wire BBQ brush bristles can effectively fall into food causing esophageal or gastric injuries. To minimize the risk of issues with your wire …

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18 Jul
2018

Caregivers’ Café: Stress Relief Using Yoga

  Caregivers’ Café: Thursday, August 9 at 10 am Join other English-speaking caregivers and  discover how to de-stress using simple yoga stretches guided by Sule Tomkinson,  a hatha yoga teacher and a political scientist. Sule’s compassionate approach to yoga and life encourage self-inquiry.  Her classes are creative, energetic and accessible.     Wear comfortable clothing and enjoy some relaxation …

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9 Jul
2018

Car Seats and Child Safety

Child safety involves choosing a car seat that is adapted to a child’s weight and height, and installing it properly. Here is everything you need to know about infant seats, child seats, booster seats and seat belts: https://saaq.gouv.qc.ca/en/road-safety/behaviours/child-safety-seats/infant-seats-child-seats-booster-seats/ To ensure your care seat has been installed correctly you can make an appointment with a member of  …

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