14 Aug
2019

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 easily go undetected. It may …

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30 Jul
2019

How to Be More Mindful as You Walk

One of  our recent Wellness Centre outings  for caregivers allowed us to spend a summer morning exploring the beautiful Jardin botanique Roger-Van den Hende.  Christiane Ruggiero, a visiting occupational therapist from Florida with a specialty in neuro rehabilitation and caregiver herself helped participants become more aware of  the physical benefits of walking while being present …

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8 Jul
2019

Love to buy fresh food at your local farmers’ market?

Here are some food safety tips to help keep you and your family safe while supporting your local farmers and producers. Produce : fresh produce can become contaminated in the field through contact with soil, contaminated water, wild or domestic animals, or improperly composted manure. Before eating fruits and vegetables, wash them thoroughly under fresh, cool, …

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8 Jul
2019

Look for the Certifié famille logo to find businesses that support families with young children

    Certifié famille is a local project that identifies family-friendly businesses. The program which began in Bas-ville in 2016 continues to gain momentum across Quebec City. This service has recently expanded to Upper Town. The criteria for certification simply means that these enterprises support families in the neighborhoods by opening their doors and providing …

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2 Jul
2019

Better Conversations … A quick review from our June session

Last month many caregivers attended a community outreach session entitled “Better Communication with Memory Impaired Loved Ones”. Guest speaker Geneviève Gaboury, from Société Alzheimer de Québec gave us many practical and helpful tips to help us connect with people dealing with memory issues. Here are some of her main points for those of you who …

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