The Caring Circle

30 Jan
2019

FREE Workshop on Effective Communication Strategies for Caregivers

Effective communication isn’t necessarily instinctive. All too often, when we try to communicate with others something goes astray. We say one thing, the other person hears something else, and misunderstandings, frustration, and conflicts ensue. Communicating more clearly and effectively requires learning some important strategies. Mastering these skills can deepen your connections to others, build greater trust …

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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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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

Teleconference on Community Palliative Caregiving

You’re invited to a Community Health Education Program (CHEP) Videoconference    Subject:  What’s New is Palliative Care? “At some time, in some way, we must all face the end of life. And most of us share a common hope—that whendeath comes to us or to a loved one, it will be peaceful and free of …

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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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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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