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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…

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+).

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…

Eating Well – Arthritis Society

Small changes that you make to embrace healthy eating habits can make an overall step by step improvement in your overall health and improve your ability to live well with arthritis.

Hope For Wellness Helpline

The Hope for Wellness Helpline – On-Line Chat Counseling Service Call the toll-free Help Line at 1-855-242-3310, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or use the chat box  to connect with a counsellor on-line Phone and chat counselling is available in English and French. On request, phone counselling is also available in: Cree, …

Smokers Help Line (Toll Free in Newfoundland and Labrador)

Help is available to those who wish to quit smoking: Phone-based support. Toll Free Smokers Help Line 1-800-363-5864 or call the number on your cigarette pack and speak to a trained smoking cessation counsellor. Online. Online Group NL’s Smokers’ Helpline’s Online quit-smoking group program will help boost your motivation to quit and will help you feel more…

CHANNAL Peer Support Warm Lines

CHANNAL has two Peer Support Warm Lines in NL CHANNAL is a self-help network serving the needs of those who have experienced mental health issues or is a user of mental health services. Do you need somone to talk to? “We’re here to listen.” “Sometimes all we need is a chat with someone who understands.”…

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