October/November Dementia Education

We are highlighting the October/November Dementia Education from the First Link Bulletin. All these workshops are being held at the North Shore Resource Centre, 212-1200 Lynn Valley Road, North Vancouver. Getting To Know Dementia – Thursday, October 15, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. This introductory session reviews information about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, and the…

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New Year’s Resolutions from the Couch

Here we are, New Year’s Eve, and many of us find ourselves contemplating our New Year’s resolutions. It’s a good time to take stock of where we have been and where we want to go. Tonight we indulge in the last sugar/alcohol/cigarettes of 2014 while making plans to head out to the gym tomorrow after…

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Blue Skies Turning Grey

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Caring Circle has a solution… Early this morning, the trees on Dorman Point were hidden by a thick fog. The chill crept over the deck from the grey-green water, the clouds rolled in and the rains came down. Now what we hear is the constant droning pitter-patter on the roof. We are settling in for…

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Robust Response to Mental Health Survey

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The Undercurrent – May 9, 2014 The Caring Circle is pleased to report that there was such a robust response to our mental health survey. We would like to thank those who attended the Forum and also thank those who filled out the survey. Based on the answers to the survey, we have decided to…

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Strengthening Families Together

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As the coordinator of Caring Circle and working in the resource centre, I’m starting to receive so much interesting information with regard to health and social support services that are available to us both on Island and in the Vancouver area. I’m trying to figure out what might be the best way to disseminate what…

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