Stressed Senior

Stressed Caregivers: What To Do?

by Matt Del Vecchio It is estimated that one in four Canadians (more than 8 million people) provide informal care to their family, friend or loved one.  It can, at times,...
Flood 2019

Beware of phone scam collecting money for flood victims

Please note that the only official place to make a donation to the flood victims is the Red Cross. They will not be contacting you by phone.  A most...
dementia

Canadians With Dementia Come Together to Challenge Attitudes and Stop the Stigma

"Life has lots of bumps in the road. My dementia is just one of those bumps. You don't give up anytime you run into a barrier." 81-year-old Ron Robert is...
BEST CANNED FOOD, OPTIONS, FOOD BANKS, non-perishable, nutrition, fibre, protein, low preservative, West Island Blog, Rhonda Massad

BEST CANNED FOOD OPTIONS FOR FOOD BANKS

By:Nevine Elchibini When it comes to giving non perishable food items it may be difficult to know just what the most wholesome choices available at the grocery store may be...
Seniors, retirement, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, West Island News

Post Work Potential: Retaining An Active Lifestyle After Retirement

Retirement is a brand new stage of life full of possibilities and new opportunities. While it can be challenging to acclimatize to a work-free future and remain social and...
Government of Canada announces call for proposals for community-based projects supporting seniors, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, West Island News

Government of Canada announces call for proposals for community-based projects supporting seniors

Seniors make significant and valuable contributions to their families, communities and society. That is why the Government of Canada remains committed to empowering all Canadians, including seniors, to contribute...
Quebec, Meals on Wheels, March, Volunteers, Seniors, Isolation, Hot Lunch, Nutrition, Community, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, News, West Island News

Quebec Marks Meals on Wheels Week March 26th to April 1st 2017

Meals on Wheels is a volunteer-driven program that provides hot nutritious meals to home-bound or isolated seniors and to those with reduced autonomy. The Meals on Wheels program in...
Retired,iPad Course, Beginners, Dorval, Senoirs,Technology, West Island Blog, News, Rhonda Massad, West Island News, Education

“Wired and Retired” – iPad Course for Beginners in Dorval

This free course, for seniors and retirees who are residents of Dorval, is designed for novices with little to no previous experience with the iPad. It is an opportunity...
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Home Sweet Home – a New Location for Dorval Meals on Wheels!

“Well, it’s official - Moving Day was January 23rd as the Dorval Meals on Wheels kitchen relocated to its new premises at the Sarto-Desnoyers Community Centre”, stated Lynda Barrett,...
The Seniors’ Café, Volunteer West Island, West island Blog, Rhonda Massad, News, west Island News, Volunteers, Entertainment for Seniors

The Seniors’ Café at Volunteer West Island

Volunteer West Island Seniors’ Café is a popular, volunteer-driven, social activity taking place the second Wednesday of each month, between 1:30 - 3:30 P.M. from September through June, at...

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