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Teleconference: Organ & Tissue Donation in Quebec

The Community Health Education Program returns this fall with another informative  teleconference at the Wellness Centre.   We will be learning together about  Organ & Tissue Donation in Quebec at this session. This free event  will be held in Room 1123 on the main floor of the Jeffery Hale pavilion ( …

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Caring Ahead: Survey on family caregiving and preparing for end-of-life in dementia

Feeling supported and as prepared as possible for the end-of-life of a family member with dementia helps family caregivers cope and adjust during bereavement.  If you are caring for a family member or friend with dementia who lives in a nursing home, you are invited to complete the Caring Ahead …

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What You Need to Know About Hearing Loss – Community Outreach Session

Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 10 AM Location: Room 1135 on the main floor of the Jeffery Hale pavilion (1270 ch. Ste-Foy)         Nearly one in four adult Canadians report some hearing loss. In older adults, hearing loss often happens gradually over time. This loss can …

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Survey on Urinary Incontinence for 65+

Urinary incontinence (UI) is a prominent, often overlooked, condition among older adults. If you are age 65+ and experiencing UI, we would like to invite you to complete the following survey: https://is.gd/continencestudy This will help Dr. Adrian Wagg and his research team at the University of Alberta to develop a …

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Many risk factors of heart disease are under your control

  Did you know that heart disease is the second-leading cause of death in Canada?             Heart disease refers to the buildup of plaque in the heart’s arteries that could lead to a heart attack, heart failure, or death. Physical effects of heart diseases and …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Healthy eating is more than the foods you eat!

Did you know that the new Canada’s Food Guide website offers a variety of tips for meal planning, as well as tasty healthy recipes? The Food Guide many of us grew up with focused on food choices. But we now know that our eating habits are just as important to …

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