Category: Caregivers

English-Speaking Community Consultation: Voice Your Opinion And Experiences Regarding Access To Health And Social Services

English-Speaking Community Consultation: Voice Your Opinion And Experiences Regarding Access To Health And Social Services

Connexions is hosting two Focus Groups for English-speaking residents of the Pontiac: Tuesday, December 19 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Quyon Family Centre, 1074 Rue Clarendon, Quyon. Thursday, December 21 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Shawville Library, 356 Rue Main, Shawville.   We would like to hear […]

Reserve Your Spot Now for the 2018 Seniors’ Café in the Pontiac!

Reserve Your Spot Now for the 2018 Seniors’ Café in the Pontiac!

The Pontiac Organization of Seniors and Retirees invites you to its Seniors’ Café! This will be a great opportunity to meet local people in your community, enjoy coffee and a light snack (free) and talk about your interests and concerns on a wide range of […]

Government of Canada Introduces a New EI Family Caregiver Benefit for Adults and An Improved Family Caregiver Benefit for Children

Government of Canada Introduces a New EI Family Caregiver Benefit for Adults and An Improved Family Caregiver Benefit for Children

The new Family Caregiver Benefit for Adults allows eligible caregivers to take up to 15 weeks off work to care for or support an adult family member who is critically ill or injured. Eligible caregivers are family members or individuals that the critically ill or injured […]

We’d Love to Get your Feedback on our Health Passport Booklet and App!

We’d Love to Get your Feedback on our Health Passport Booklet and App!

Do you use our Health Passport Booklet or our Health Passport App?  Let us know what you find is most useful in the Health Passport and what you think is missing.  Has the Health Passport helped you improve the outcome of your visits with your family doctor or […]

Ami-Quebec Share & Care Winter Newsletter

Ami-Quebec Share & Care Winter Newsletter

AMI-Quebec has just published its Winter edition of the Share & Care Newsletter with articles on: Tips for Families Struggling with Mental Illness The Double Whammy of Caregiving in Mental Illness & Dementia On Addiction and the Human Brain Mad in America AMI-Quebec is also […]

Free SeniorsNetwork Workshops for Seniors and Retirees of the Pontiac

Free SeniorsNetwork Workshops for Seniors and Retirees of the Pontiac

The Pontiac Organization of Seniors and Retirees is once again offering their SeniorsNetwork Workshops!  Learn how to: Use a tablet Connect to online networks using Gmail and Facebook and communicate with friends and family online Access important information feel confident while accessing the internet Beginner, […]

New Guide for Caregivers!

New Guide for Caregivers!

A new Guide, “Caregiver Pathways: The Toolpath for Caregivers of Seniors,” will soon be available to caregivers in the Outaouais area.  This guide was created by the Société Alzheimer de l’Outaouais Québécois (SAOQ) and L’Appui pour les proches aidants d’aînés Outaouais, with an English version translated […]

Information on the Caregiver Amount and the Family Caregiver Amount

This video from Revenue Canada contains information on the caregiver amount and the family caregiver amount.