The Caring Circle

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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11 Apr
2019

Enrol now for FREE art therapy sessions for caregivers

Caring for an aging loved one can be challenging. Sometimes what you need most is a safe place to process everything that is happening in your life. Jeffery Hale Community Partners is offering caregivers an opportunity to participate in free art therapy sessions on  Sunday afternoons  starting at the end of summer 2019. Participants will …

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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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21 Mar
2019

Did you know that mould is one of the most common causes of poor indoor air in homes?

Mould can grow in damp or wet areas in your home caused by water leaks, flooding, or high humidity that can result from everyday activities like cooking or showering. It can grow on wood, paper, fabrics, drywall and insulation. It can hide inside walls or above ceiling tiles. People living in homes with mould and …

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20 Mar
2019

Visit with an occupational therapist at the next Caregivers’ Café

Join us for a caregiver’s tea with France Gaudet, Occupational Therapist/Team Leader with  Jeffery Hale Community Services’ Home Care Team. Discover  how occupational therapy can help make life easier for you and your loved one. Learn more about  home safety, and car transfers.  Find out what‘s new in specialized equipment, such as mobility aids (canes …

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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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5 Mar
2019

EVENING Information Session: Federal Tax Credits and Benefits for Caregivers, Seniors and Persons with Disabilities

Join us at a special evening information session for seniors and/or their caregivers. Learn everything that you need to know about tax credits and benefits for caregivers, seniors  and persons with disabilities with Canada Revenue Agency Outreach Officer, Victor Morales.   Date: Tuesday, April 9  Time: 6:45 PM NOTE location change due to construction: Event will …

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28 Feb
2019

Looking for texturized easy-to-swallow meal options?

La Baratte, a local non-profit food production/work training centre on rue Boivin in Quebec City offers a hot meal  (soup, meal and dessert)  for $7.65 (tax and delivery included)  to seniors in-need in the Sainte-Foy and Sillery sectors on  most weekdays.  Nutritious, tasty frozen meals can also  be purchased directly from their counter. In addition, …

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