Healthy Seniors

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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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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12 Oct
2018

Assist seniors at our popular Day Center

We are looking for more volunteers in our senior Day Center volunteer program!    Many older English-speaking seniors find themselves isolated by their language and by their physical abilities and cannot get out of the home easily. Activities of the Day Center enable seniors to live at home, avoid social isolation, maintain their physical capacities and social …

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11 Sep
2018

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
2018

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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9 Aug
2018

What You Need to Know About Advance Medical Directives 

The Wellness Centre and Life Long Learning are partnering together with Éducaloi  to provide a community information session on the timely topic of Advance Medical Directives. This event will take place Wednesday, October 3 from 10 AM  to 11 AM  at  the Eastern Quebec Learning Centre. Advance medical directives let you mention ahead of time whether you …

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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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9 Apr
2018

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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