The Caring Circle

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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14 Mar
2018

Caregivers’ Café: Federal Programs and Services for Seniors

Service Canada: Federal Programs and Services for Seniors on April 17 at 10:00 am Join us for an informative session on Federal government benefits related to aging and the role of the caregiver. Service specialist for citizens from Service Canada, France Belanger will be joining us to explore topics such as Old Age Security, Guaranteed Income Supplement, …

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1 Mar
2018

Free Income Tax Service for those in Need

Voice of English-speaking Québec manages a free tax preparation  service  for English-speakers. Qualified volunteers prepare tax returns free-of-charge those who  meet the financial criteria below: Income caps Person living alone             $ 25,000 One adult with one child $ 30,000   Each additional dependent $   2,000 Couple             $ 30,000 Each additional dependent $   2,000 …

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28 Feb
2018

Help us Help YOU!

Your feedback about Caregiver Services at the Wellness Centre  helps us stay in touch with your evolving needs. Kindly  take a few moments to complete this short, confidential online survey and let us know how we are doing and  what we could do to improve! Please click here to get started: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LF9LCT6  

26 Feb
2018

Caregivers’ Café: Understanding Public Curatorship

Understanding Public Curatorship Tuesday, March 13, 2018 @ 10 am What happens if the person you are caring for does not have a mandate of incapacity and is no longer legally able to file one? How will you continue to care for their needs? What options are available to provide protective supervision?  Join us for …

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1 Feb
2018

Medical Mistakes … Understanding Your Rights

Mistakes happen in every field and health care is sadly no exception. Health care professionals such as doctors, nurses and dentists are legally responsible, if their mistakes cause harm. These individuals all answer to their professional order. Click here to see a complete list (website available in French only): https://www.opq.gouv.qc.ca//ordres-professionnels/fiches-descriptives-des-ordres-professionnels/ If you have an issue …

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