A Caregiver’s Guide: a Handbook About End-of-Life Care was developed by the Military and Hospitaller Order of St. Lazarus and the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association. The handbook provides guidance and assistance and addresses the many fears and uncertainties about terminal illness and caregiving in clear and simple […]
Packed with helpful information for seniors and family caregivers, find the Fall edition of the magazine Who Cares at Community Health Centres, Family Health Teams, hearing centres, pharmacies, the Quinte Sports and Wellness Centre and other places who care.
Show you care by purchasing a ticket before October 17 to help support Hospice Quinte After a career with Canada Post spanning almost four decades, helping others seemed to be the natural choice for Bob Wludyka upon his retirement. “I wondered what I could do to make money […]
Ontario’s Community Health Centres (CHCs) are your best defense in chronic disease prevention and management. CHCs are all about keeping people well and keeping communities healthy. They provide primary care services with an emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention. They work with local residents to build the capacity […]
What is the Good Food Box? Established in 1995, the Good Food Box Program provides fresh, healthy and nutritious fruits and vegetable to hundreds of individuals and families each year. In 2017 over 14,000 boxes were sold to over 2,056 individuals. For a nominal fee, participants pay for a […]
Every May, dietitians from Hastings Prince Edward Public Health find the lowest price for 67 basic food items at eight grocery stores across both counties. These items make up what is called the Nutritious Food Basket. The items included meet recommendations from Canada’s Food Guide and do not […]
The biggest ethical controversies concerning medical marijuana are based upon two competing viewpoints: whether medical marijuana is truly a safe, effective medication which doctors should be recommending, or whether medical marijuana is indeed an effective legitimate medication which should be offered to more patients but is not because of the prejudice and stigma against marijuana.
Look for your copy of the magazine Who Cares in your newspaper the weekend of May 24. It will help you make informed decisions about your health with an emphasis on managing chronic disease. Thanks to a number of businesses and organizations who care, this valuable information will be […]
According to statistics, it appears that Hastings Prince Edward (HPE) residents have high rates of chronic diseases compared to Ontario.