Healthy Seniors

11 Sep

Participate in a U Laval Research Project

The CHU de Québec has reached 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 effort to support  research currently underway, please consider participating in  the validation of this tool. Please see poster. The …

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5 Sep

Become a Friendly Visitor to seniors at home

We are looking for more volunteers in our Friendly Visit volunteer program! Many older English-speaking seniors find themselves alone here in the Quebec City region, family members and friends having long since moved away. Some are limited by their physical abilities and cannot get out of the home easily. Some are fearful of falling during …

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30 Jul

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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9 Apr

Reducing Social Isolation of Seniors

Social isolation affects more than 15% of the elderly population and has many impacts on physical, psychological and cognitive health. The Collectif aînés isolement social ville de Québec works to educate people about what each of us can do to reduce social isolation among seniors. Watch their touching video (with English subtitles) about the importance doing …

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