Health

little ones well being

16 Nov: 7 Actions for the Well-being of Little Ones

A weekly calendar of attachment was created in collaboration with COSMOSS roundtable partners in early childhood, including the Maison des familles and the community organisation Entraide le Rameau. The calendar proposes 7 actions you can do to promote the bond of attachment between parent and child. 

Free health videoconference

29 Oct: Taking Action to Prevent Falls

This presentation on fall prevention will cover the following topics: Risk factors for falls; Impact of falls on the quality of life of older adults; Strategies for preventing falls; Benefits of physical activity; and Resources available to promote an active lifestyle.

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25 Oct: Early Childhood Week : Little Helpers, Big Hearts

Every year, Early Childhood Week is an opportunity to raise awareness, encourage dialogue and advocate for early childhood development. Let’s take a moment this week to have a closer look at the youngest members of our community, and to think about what we can do together to help each child get the best possible start in life.

Free health videoconference (3)

01 Oct: Understanding Dementia

During this presentation, Dr. Serge Gauthier will explain the signs and symptoms of dementia as well as how clinicians make a diagnosis. Claire Webster will share practical advice on how to care for a person living with dementia as well as important considerations to ensure the safety and well-being of both the individual as well as the care partner.
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26 Aug: Medical Emergencies in Seniors

Knowledge is power, and the more we know, the quicker and better we can act. Join us to learn about the most common medical emergencies that seniors and caregivers may face and how to handle them.

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02 Jun: Eye Health and Vision Care

As people get older, it is normal for their vision to change. However, there are steps you can take to preserve your eyesight and improve your vision—an important part of staying safe and independent.

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10 May: Ticks & Lyme Disease

Lyme disease by tick bites poses a significant risk to Canadians spending more time outdoors and who may be at a greater risk of this severe illness that is ever-present and spreading.