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Date updated: April 7, 2020

People who are at high risk for severe illness from COVID-19

While diseases can make anyone sick, some Canadians are more at risk of developing severe complications from an illness due to underlying medical conditions and age. If you are at risk for complications, you can take action to reduce your risk of getting sick from COVID-19. Click Here for more information from the Government of…

Canada Mortgage and Housing (CHMC ) during COVID-19

From Canada Mortgage and Housing- CHMC Our primary focus is the health and safety of our staff and ensuring the continuity of our operations. Here, you’ll find the latest information and resources related to our response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Click here to see how you may be able to access support and resources ,…

Frauds and Scams- 5 tips during COVID-19

5 Tips to protect yourself from COVID-19 Related Fraud and Scams. Never click on links or attachments in unsolicited or suspicious emails Never give out your personal or financial information by email, text or phone Note that financial institutions like your bank will never ask you to give personal, login or account information by text…

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.…

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…

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…

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