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Date updated: March 17, 2020

CHANNAL ACTIVITIES ST. JOHN’S – MOUNT PEARL

NOTE: All Walk-In Services Closed at ALL Locations until further notice due to outbreak – Warm Lines Active CHANNAL WARMLINE Toll Free: 1-855-753-2560 Local: 753-2560 (St. John’s metro) Open 7 days a week, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (midnight)   CHANNAL Activities (St. John’s  and Mount Pearl) Check out TWO monthly calendars of  Peer Support…

CHANNAL Marystown Activities

NOTE: All Walk-In Services Closed at ALL Locations until further notice due to outbreak – Warm Lines Active CHANNAL WARMLINE Toll Free: 1-855-753-2560 Local: 753-2560 (St. John’s metro) Open 7 days a week, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (midnight)   CHANNAL is a Community agency led by people who live with mental illness/mental health issues.…

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.…

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…

Who handles the finances in your household?

Does only one spouse or partner handle the family finances? If only one person knows about the accounts, bills, investments, and taxes, and that person becomes incapacitated, the partner now needs take over in the midst of potential tragedy. Imagine if you’re the finance and bill owner and you die. You not only leave your…

10 HELPFUL GIFTS: KITCHEN AIDS FOR SENIORS SAFELY INCREASE INDEPENDENCE

Make the kitchen safer for seniors Health conditions like arthritis, low vision, frailty, stroke, or dementia can make everyday tasks challenging for older adults. With heat, liquids, and knives, working in the kitchen can be especially dangerous. We found 10 simple kitchen aids for seniors that increase safety, prevent accidents, and help them stay independent longer. Being able to perform…

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