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Date updated: November 28, 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…

AA – ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS – MUSKRAT FALLS (DISTRICT 16-LABRADOR) NL

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. As a self-help program, AA is self-supporting and not led by professionals. AA is widespread and welcomes a diverse membership with a wide range of interests, backgrounds, and experiences. Alcoholics Anonymous groups oppose no one and express no views…

Violence Prevention Labrador (VPL)

Violence Prevention Labrador is one of ten Regional Coordinating Committees that work in partnership with the provincial Violence Prevention Initiative to increase awareness of all forms of violence. www.facebook.com/ViolencePreventionLabrador coordinator@vplabrador.ca or call 709-899-3231

Labrador-Grenfell Health -“Community Support” Services and Intake Number

In Labrador Grenfell Health under the  program Community Health, Home and Community Care contains many of  the services referred to as  “Community Supports in the other regions. Home Support Palliative Care Respite Care Special Assistance (SAP) Coordinates financial and needs assessments required for seniors (and others) to access a variety of services (home support, long…

DoorWays: Labrador-Grenfell Health. Mental Health and Addictions Walk-In Counselling

DoorWays, a single session walk-in counselling service is offered at many locations in the Labrador Grenfell region. DoorWays offer single sessions on a first come, first served basis. Some of the topics that could be discussed with a counsellor include: depression, anxiety, bullying, coping, grief/loss, addictions, relationship issues and/or stress. No appointment or referral necessary…

Mental Health and Addictions Provincial Systems Navigator

Are you having finding the mental health and addiction system too difficult to navigate or connect with? It is often difficult to find Information on and contact to resources needed. The Mental Health and Addictions Provincial Systems Navigator helps improve the client’s mental health journey by increasing knowledge/awareness problem solving to figure out next steps; consider…

Dietitians of Canada -Seniors

Dietitians of Canada works with members to raise the profile of the profession. The Seniors page provides posts on  healthy eating such as Shopping for One or Two (Planning), Eating Alone, and Cooking for One or Two.

Elizz: Caregiver Support and Home Care services

Elizz, Canada’s largest social enterprise, provides caregiver support and home care services.  Elizz,  a Canadian not-for-profit health care organization, provides a variety of online caregiver tips and how-to articles along with virtual care services such as caregiver counselling.

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