Preventive Medicine & Healthcare Congress

Preventive Medicine & Healthcare Congress, June 17-18, 2020, Vancouver, Canada Peers Alley Scientific Committee, is glad to extend a warm welcome and invite all the experts in the arena of medical and healthcare to its premier Preventive Medicine & Healthcare Congress, going to be held at Vancouver, Canada during June 17-18, 2020. The Theme of...
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My Wishes, My Care: Starting the Conversation

Our guided conversation will help you explore your wishes, values and beliefs as a first step to preparing a plan for your future health and personal care. Please call 250-547-9741 to register.

Health Care and Social Services Forum- Join the Conversation!

Share your views and ideas on health! We invite you to come and discuss your place within the Montreal West Island IUHSSC as a partner. The Montreal West Island IUHSSC wishes to work more closely with its citizens to improve the health and well-being of its population. With this vision in mind, we have created...
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Whistler Health Care Foundation No Show Ball

Buy a ticket to this non-event and 100% of your fees will be a charitable donation supporting upgrades to the Trauma Room at the Whistler Health Care Centre. You are the host, the cook and the entertainment. When: July 25, time: whenever, where: your house, a park picnic table, or other social distancing location, dress:...

We Shine. We Care.

Sunday, June 28th Staples Penticton would like to invite all health care workers & emergency responders to a courtesy car wash! We would like to show our support and gratitude for everything they have done during the COVID-19 pandemic to help keep us & the community safe! Everyone is welcome to attend and we encourage...

Whistler Health Care Foundation 25th Anniversary Fundraiser

The Whistler Health Care Foundation (WHCF) will be hosting a Silver Anniversary Party Fundraiser at the Bearfoot Bistro on November 29, 2019 with a dinner reception, live music from the Hairfarmers, silent auction and much more. Proceeds from the 25th Anniversary Party will go towards helping raise funds to meet Whistler’s urgent and greatest health...
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Better Now: Healing Health Care through Relationships and Innovations

Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry Dean’s Lecture Series "Better Now: Healing Health Care through Relationships and Innovations" featuring Dr. Danielle Martin, MD, CCFP, FCFP, MPP Author of Better Now: Six Big Ideas to Improve Health Care for All Canadians Family Physician, Women’s College Hospital (WCH) Assistant Professor, University of Toronto Senior Fellow, WCH Institute for Health Systems Solutions and Virtual Care Vice-President, Medical Affairs & Health System Solutions National media commentator regularly appearing on The National’s Checkup Panel Talk with Q & A discussion Book signing and reception to follow Everyone is welcome. Admission is free. Please register on Eventbrite Reception sponsored by the Department of Psychiatry This public book launch event did not access Dean’s Lecture Series funding

HSC Foundation Hope to Life Radiothon

680 CJOB is proud to support the Health Sciences Centre Foundation Hope to Life Radiothon presented by Maric Homes. Join us on January 24th as we partner with the Health Sciences Centre Foundation on their Hope to Life Radiothon!
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Caregiving and Stress: Managing Expectations

Join clinical psychologist Dr. Camillo Zacchia as he discusses some of the expectations that caregivers of people living with dementia may face and provides tools to reduce and manage caregiver stress.

A Mental Health Morning

A Mental Health Morning is a breakfast supporting mental health and addiction care at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton.  The event features Spirit of Hope awards as well as mental health advocate guest speaker Steven Page, formerly of the Barenaked Ladies.  This year’s event will be held virtually on October 7 at 7:30am. Honour and celebrate...

Chronic Pain Self-Management Program

Chronic Pain Self-Management Program Knowledge, Skills & Confidence You CAN live a healthy life with Chronic Pain • Understand and manage symptoms. • Deal with stress and difficult emotions. • Learn to safely maintain physical activity and improve flexibility. • Communicate effectively with your health care team. Free Six-Session Workshop for Adults with Any Kind...
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Villa Cathay Care for Seniors Day

Imagine a senior with complex health conditions who can no longer live safely at home. After all other options are exhausted, a long-term care home is inevitably what he or she requires. There are different types of long-term care facilities, but a care home that can address the cultural needs of an individual will be...
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Mental Health Awareness Movement

#YEGmentalhealth is an initiative and campaign to raise awareness for mental health that is being organized by Bonnie Doon Centre and UrbanYEG. In addition to the mental health aspect, another reason why this campaign is so important is that we are trying to bring together our local community to do something incredible: raise awareness for mental health, connect people within our community and raise funds for Momentum Walk-In Counselling. We hope through this campaign that we can show everyone that amazing things can happen when local groups, volunteers and organizations can come together to collaborate. This kind of collaboration and desire to have people within our community contribute to do something great is part of what we want to develop and create a movement with it - #YEGmovement. Between April 29th through May 27th, Bonnie Doon Centre will be hosting a Pop-Up Art Gallery in which local artists will have their artwork featured and all are for sale. Each of them have committed to donating 20% of all sales proceeds directly to Momentum Walk-In Counselling! This is not only a great way to showcase local talent and give artists an opportunity to share and sell their artwork, but we are so thrilled to have so many artists reach out to us wanting to participate to do this to raise awareness and support mental health! On May 6th, from 11:30-1PM, we will be having an official Art Gallery Reception at Bonnie Doon. This is an opportunity for our community to meet the artists to view and discuss their work, to learn more about the #YEGmentalhealthcampaign, and to connect with other guests. There will be food and drinks and prizes! Everyone is welcome to attend! Over 40 people within our community have volunteered to contribute their time to help make the Pop-Up Art Gallery possible and that is in addition to the artists that are involved in the Art Gallery itself. On May 27th, we will be wrapping up the campaign with a special party at Bonnie Doon Centre that will be filled with an afternoon of fun things to do, we will have some guest speakers, a special presentation to winners of a Photobook Contest that UrbanYEG ran, and plenty of ways for you to help contribute and donate to Momentum Walk-In Counselling! Stay tuned for more details on this event. About UrbanYEG: UrbanYEG was founded in March 2015 on Instagram as a way to promote the work of local photographers in Edmonton. Chan Rin, the Founder, saw the need to make it more than just an Instagram account and UrbanYEG has since evolved to focus on connecting local creatives and provide a platform that allows for a supportive community that encourages creatives to be the best version of themselves, to tap into their creative aptitude, to help others reach their success, and inspire them to make their community better by being a contributor. In addition, UrbanYEG has rallied together beyond Instagram to provide mentorship in photography, raise awareness about mental health issues, and volunteer for such organizations as Ronald McDonald House, Ribbon Rouge, HIV Edmonton, and Edmonton Public Schools. In September of 2016, UrbanYEG was formally recognized by the City of Edmonton at City Hall for outstanding community work for connecting local creatives and their efforts to raise awareness for mental health. Since 2016, UrbanYEG has held two major events that saw local creatives being connected with each other, showcased local talent, and raised money for Momentum Walk-In Counselling. One of the best things about UrbanYEG is that the group is completely run by volunteers who do it to give back to their community. About Bonnie Doon Centre: Bonnie Doon Centre is situated on 22 acres of land in the south east end of the city at the crossroads of 82nd avenue and 83rd street. The centre reinforced its commitment as the very heart of the 19 distinctly separate communities surrounding this busy centre. Our mission is to offer our customers not only the convenience of all services under one roof but also a high level of customer service along with creating a unique experience for our customers through the events we host to bring the community and people together to have a good time. We value the voice and opinion of our customers and are always working on environmentally sustainable ways to operate the Centre for our green initiatives. About Momentum Walk-In Counselling: Momentum is a mental health triage centre, helping individuals who cannot pay for or wait for aid through the traditional health care system. We are a non profit, walk-in agency providing support and guidance to people in need of counselling services. Momentum is staffed by a team of volunteer, Registered Health Professionals who collaborate to provide clients Single Session Therapy solutions. We invite you to comment below with a quote or inspirational message to help raise awareness for mental health. We will be distributing letters around the city with the comments and quotes to spread positivity & your comment below will be part of the letter distribution! Don't forget to use the #YEGmentalhealth and #yegmovement in the comments as well! We will also be accepting letters that are dropped off at customer service until May 18th. Be sure to use the #YEGmentalhealth and #yegmovement to show your support in raising awareness for mental health! ♥ There will be more details about the May 27th event to follow.

Men’s Mental Health- Centre Stage

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE EXTENDED to Friday May 25th! Register today to book your seat at Eden Health Care Service’s Men’s Mental Health: Centre Stage conference on Tue, June 12 at Victoria Inns in Winnipeg. You will hear powerful personal stories from Kevin Breel (Mental health activist and TED sensation “Confessions of a Depressed Comic”) and...