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Date updated: February 17, 2020

Support Group: Survivors of Suicide Loss

Coping with the loss of a loved one? The Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group is available in-person and online. Join our next meeting on Tuesday, February 18th. Meetings take place the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6 pm Where: Summit Place, 112 Premier Drive, Corner Brook You can also connect through…

Sepsis- What do I need to know?

Sepsis can and does affect people of all ages. The very young and those who already have a chronic health problem or a compromised immune system are at higher risk of developing sepsis. But people over 65 years old, particularly those who have health issues, are even more susceptible to sepsis than any other group.…

GROCERY SHOPPING ONLINE AT DOMINION STORES IN NL

Customers can now shop online at all Dominion stores in NL (only located on the island). Customers can browse food products, ready made meals and other desired products online and select items for their “cart”. In-store personal shoppers pick up the items with reference to your comments. PC Express provides a parking spot and delivery…

Labrador Grenfell Health – Mental Health and Addictions – Training and Development

Mental Health and Addictions, Labrador Grenfell Health offers a variety of workshops, training programs and presentations to the general public. Topics include Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), Eating Disorders and Concepts in Addictions. If you are interested please contact Tina Coombs at 709-454-0521 or tina.coombs@lghealth.ca or contact your local mental health office at Labrador…

Canadian Foundation for Economic Education

The Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) team works to promote and increase the literacy and ability of all Canadians in career development, financial, economic and enterprise.  Many seniors have questions about “Managing Your Money in Canada”.  CFEE organizes and carries out financial literacy workshops for seniors in partnership with town and smaller city mayors. Contact  1-888-570-7610 toll free…

SaferMedsNL

SaferMedsNL is changing the way we use medications in Newfoundland and Labrador Did you know Newfoundland and Labrador uses more medications than anywhere else in Canada? SaferMedsNL wants to change this by sparking conversations between patients and healthcare professionals to ensure medications are continued when necessary and stopped when they are no longer needed. Click…

Medication Brochure: Should I be taking this Sleeping Pill?

If you use sleeping pills you might want to ask the question “should I still be taking this sleeping pill?” Click the link for SaferMedsNL’s patient brochure on sleeping pills then speak with your pharmacist, doctor, or nurse on the best option for you. click here to get the brochure

3 WAYS TO RESPOND WHEN SOMEONE WITH ALZHEIMER’S SAYS I WANT TO GO HOME

3 WAYS TO RESPOND WHEN SOMEONE WITH ALZHEIMER’S SAYS I WANT TO GO HOME This article is from Daily Caring- click here to go to the article on their website Hearing someone say “I want to go home” over and over again is something Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers often deal with. It’s especially frustrating to hear when they’re already home. But…

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