Healthy Seniors

3 Jun
2019

Many risk factors of heart disease are under your control

  Did you know that heart disease is the second-leading cause of death in Canada?             Heart disease refers to the buildup of plaque in the heart’s arteries that could lead to a heart attack, heart failure, or death. Physical effects of heart diseases and blood circulation conditions can include …

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29 Apr
2019

Better Bowel Health: An Update

Community Health Education Program (CHEP) Tele-conference Topic: Better Bowel Health–An Update Guest Speaker: Myra Siminovitch, Physiotherapist Date/Time: Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 10 am -12 pm Location: Board Room 1123 Jeffery Hale Pavilion (1270 ch. Ste-Foy) Almost everyone experiences it occasionally. Some have recurrent bouts. The Quebec Gastrointestinal Society estimate that between 15 to 20% of …

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11 Apr
2019

Mental Health Week 2019

Welcome to the homepage for Mental Health Week 2019, brought to you by the community Wellness Centre and the Mental Health Team at Jeffery Hale Community Services.  This year’s theme, set by the Quebec City branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association, is “Exploring means seeing things differently!” Download Mental Health Week poster. The amazing …

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1 Apr
2019

Participate in a U Laval Research Project

PARTICIPANTS STILL NEEDED! Are you over the age of 50, speak English as your first language, and in good general health? The CHU de Québec is reaching out to the English-speaking community for help in validating a cognitive screening tool they are developing in order to refine the diagnosis of patients suffering memory problems. In an …

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19 Mar
2019

Voluntary Drug Recall by Pro Doc Limitée of Irbesartan

Two lots of irbesartan drugs distributed in Quebec are voluntarily recalled Health Canada is advising Canadians that Pro Doc Limitée is voluntarily recalling two lots of irbesartan tablets because of a nitrosamine impurity, N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA). The lots were distributed in Quebec only. Irbesartan is part of a class of drugs used to treat patients with …

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24 Jan
2019

Volunteer Training 2019

The Wellness Centre welcomes you to our free training session for our volunteers. WE Volunteers contribute to many programs at our centre that focus on assisting seniors with reduced capacities or mobility. Our key roles are assisting seniors in residence, transporting and accompanying seniors to medical appointments, regular friendly visits, helping with grocery shopping & …

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7 Jan
2019

What You Need to Know about the Health Care Complaint Process in Quebec

Join us for a special community outreach session and discover why filing a complaint can be a positive action with Ian Renaud-Lauzé, from the CAAP-CN   http://caap-capitalenationale.org/en/ and Annalisa Turner, member of the  JHSB User’s Committee.  If you are dissatisfied with quality of health and social services care you have received, you can use your voice …

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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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1 Nov
2018

La Retraite est un moment agréable pour profiter de la vie (conférence en français)

La retraite est un moment agréable pour profiter de la vie Auditorium Pierre-Boutet, Bibliothèque de Charlesbourg (Trait-Carré) 27 novembre 2018 19:00 – 20:30 Proposé par Table de concertation des personnes aînées de la Capitale-Nationale Conférence de Service Canada qui vous permettra d’en apprendre plus long sur les différentes prestations offertes par le gouvernement fédéral et …

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