Healthy Brain: help understand dementia and Alzheimer disease

Please register by this Wednesday (July 18th), as if we don’t have 15+ people we will cancel the event. And remember you can attend just the morning or just the afternoon session. The afternoon session is geared towards people who are looking after loved ones with dementia. Free registration and lunch offered but you must pre-register by calling the number on the poster.


Lending a Hand to Bowen Paramedics

ambulanceDear Editor,

On February 15th I had to go to hospital by ambulance because of a leg injury. I was fortunate to have the capable assistance of two Bowen ambulance attendants. Enroute, because of my interest in Caring Circle, I was curious about what we as an organization could do to support the Ambulance Service. Both attendants immediately suggested that we tell Islanders the importance of the following information: Continue reading

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Hand Workshop – Saturday, April 12 – 10am – noon Note: Location Change to Collins Hall

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Occupational Therapist, Winnie Sin & Physiotherapist, Sandy Logan

Hands up, everyone! Who has stiffness in the thumbs and fingers? Who has a problem with Tennis elbow or Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Physiotherapist, Sandy Logan and Occupational Therapist, Winnie Sin are pleased to present a Hand workshop on April 12, 2014. We will be discussing the treatment and management of arthritis, CPS and other conditions. Topics to be covered include: the correct use of splints, specific exercises, and how to modify daily activities. If you have any questions about musical instruments, gardening tools or kitchen implements, or…feel free to bring these gadgets along as this will be a “Hands- On” course. The workshop will be held at Collins Hall – 1120 Miller Road (please note change of location) from 10am – noon on Saturday, April 12.
Please contact Sandy Logan at 604 947 9755 to reserve your spot.

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