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Date updated: October 9, 2019

Delirium Isn’t ‘Just Part of Getting Older’- What you need to know

As many as half of hospital patients age 65 and older develop delirium. Once thought of as something ordinary — something that “just happens” to people as they get older — today, geriatricians and hospitals across the U.S. recognize the dangers of delirium and are increasingly creating programs and protocols to prevent, detect and treat it. Delirium…

Eastern Health. Health Information Website

NEW WEBSITE from Eastern Health. Hi or Health information is a guide to wellness. It has a search bar and a menu with topics under Healthy Living , Life Stages, For Communities, All Topics from A-Z, and Hot Topics. Life Stages include Adult (ages 18+) and Seniors (ages 65+).

Cancer Support Group – Clarenville

The Clarenville Cancer Support Group meets on the last Tuesday of every month at 7:30 pm at 5 Coish Place, Clarenville Support for cancer survivors and for friends and families of those who have (or had) cancer. For more information contact Karen Pritchett, Cancer Patient Navigator, at 709-466-5763.

Snow Clearing for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities in Labrador West

Snow Clearing Assistance for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities in Labrador West – Labrador City and Wabush Starting with a pilot project in winter 2018 the program was active in Winter 2019.  It may be offered this  year pending funding and interested seniors or persons with disabilities. The snow clearing is limited to removal the…

Seniors Advocate NL

The Office of the Seniors’ Advocate is an independent office of the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador. This Office has authority to identify, review and analyze systemic issues related to seniors and make recommendations respecting changes to improve seniors’ services. CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE WEBSITE

Medical Care Plan – MCP – Government of NL

The Provincial Medical Care Plan (MCP) is a far-reaching plan of medical care insurance. It covers the cost of physician services for residents of Newfoundland and Labrador. Did you know?  Barcodes have been added to newly issued MCP cards to enable a user to self-register for scheduled appointments at health care facilities throughout the province…

Huddol – Platform run by the Canadian Caregiver Network (CCN)

Huddol – Learn from the wisdom of the Huddol community. Huddol is a platform run by the Canadian Caregiver Network (“CCN”), a registered non-profit organization in Montreal, Canada. Huddol is for people over 13 years of age. Find help. Offer help. Collaborate with health professionals and people like you to problem solve and share helpful…

Seniors Memory Mug Up – At The Market – April 2019 to March 2020

Seniors Memory Mug Up – At The Market   St. John’s Farmers Market A free tea and story-sharing session for seniors   Location:  Community Room at the St. John’s Farmers Market Day and Time: Second Sunday of every month at 2 pm Date: April 2019 to March 2020   Funded through the New Horizon’s for Seniors…

The Helping Hand- Food Bank and Used Clothing – Bay Roberts

The Helping Hand, Patterson Street in Bay Roberts, is a Goodwill centre and Food Bank services. They accept donations on sight and then sell good quality affordable clothing for all ages, along with various house hold items. Contact by calling 709-786-0740 or e-mail at The Helping Hand typically replies within a few hours.

City of St. John’s Non-Profit Housing

City of St. John’s Non-Profit Housing manage houses and apartments that vary in size from one to four-bedroom units and are available for rent to low income earners based on their family net income. Housing provided by the City falls into three distinct categories: Lower End of Market Housing (LEMS) Rent Geared to Income (RGI)…

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