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Cherishing and growing our Community of Care

Hello everyone! It is with great honour that I pick up the torch passed along by our dear and dedicated Jan Anderson. I have been fortunate to work alongside her over the last few months her, learning the details of the program she started in January of 2014. During the Caregivers’ …

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Bien-être communautaire

Advice for Carbon Monoxide Alarms from Health Canada

Did you know that smoke or carbon monoxide alarms that are not certified by Canadian standards can pose a health or safety risk? When purchasing smoke or carbon monoxide alarms online or in-store, look for a Canadian certification mark The COVID-19 pandemic has required many of us to make everyday …

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Bien-être communautairePetite enfance

Best wishes for a happy retirement, Jan!  

I would like to take this June blog to highlight Jan Anderson, a very special person in our Wellness Family.  Many of you know her very well because she has been taking care of our Family Matters programs for over 20 years.  At the end of June, Jan is retiring …

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WE Volunteer

You complete us

In April, we celebrated YOU during our virtual Volunteer Appreciation Week.  Our theme this year was “You Complete Us”, and that you do!  Many of our programs would simply not survive without your help.  WE hope to be able to get back to our regular programming, or at least some …

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Bien-être communautaire

Spring is a time for new beginnings

As buds appear on the trees around us, we rejoice that the vaccine will be available to all Quebecers 18 years and old by the middle of May! If you haven’t already done so, click here to book your appointment. Spring is a great time for new beginnings, and this particular spring …

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Bien-être communautairePetite enfance

Give yourself a pat on the back. You deserve it!

With our children home from school or daycare once again, April has been extra challenging for many parents, let alone the past year!  During this pandemic, families have to juggle their routines like rarely before.  Maybe you’re working from home, as your spouse, children, and pets make their cameo appearance …

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Bien-être communautairePetite enfance

Spring is here! Let’s get outside but still be vigilant!

It is very exciting to hear that more and more people are getting vaccinated every day, and it is good to pin our hopes on the vaccine. We must keep in mind that the battle against the COVID-19 virus is not over yet. It takes three weeks for the vaccine …

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Proches aidantsBien-être communautaire

Hope is in the air, but let’s be careful!

Did you enjoy that brief taste of spring in mid-March? The sunshine and melting snow were just what the doctor ordered after a long COVID-19 locked down winter! Hope was literally in the air as our government announced that everyone over 16 years of age should receive at least one …

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Proches aidants

Grief Recovery Training for Caregivers

Grief touches everyone on this planet. Moving beyond grief is a vital part of personal growth. Not fully recovering from grief can have a negative effect on your capacity for happiness in life. The pandemic has brought grief to many, and on so many levels. Some of us have lost …

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Bien-être communautaire

Get ready to roll up your sleeve to win the covid-19 battle

The COVID-19 vaccination rollout we have all been waiting for has finally begun. For the first time in my living memory, being older is suddenly more desirable than being younger because age entitles you to faster access to this vaccine! After making sure that seniors who live in local long-term …

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