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Key Legal Information for Caregivers

Sometimes, people close to us need help because of age, illness or a disability. When this happens, we become caregivers. Stepping into this role raises a lot of questions. Can we take time off work to care for someone? Do we have a role when it comes to health care decisions? Can we act on […]

Access to a family doctor – The Grande Inscription

Gaétan Barrette, Minister of Health and Social Services, announced the opening of the Grande Inscription to facilitate the population’s access to longstanding and new family doctors. Designed to simplify patients’ lives, the Grande Inscription will allow family doctors who are starting their practice to be attributed, on September 1 of each year, blocks of patients who are in the […]

ReCharge Now in 2 Locations

ReCharge is a dynamic and informative 6-week course designed by caregivers for caregivers and offers tools, resources, and techniques for keeping your loved one at home.  ReCharge is open to all natural caregivers and it kicks off in two locations -Chateauguay and Greenfield Park on November 8, 2017.  For more information or to register,  contact […]

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Consider Your Health

The most important things you need to know about your health may not be as obvious as you think.  A community’s prosperity can be increased by improving health and wellness. Business, education, healthcare, government and community stakeholders must work together to create prosperous, inclusive and sustainable communities that are great places to live, learn, work and play. […]

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Programs and Services for Seniors in Québec

The Guide to Programs and Services for Seniors in Québec, created by the Québec government, contains information on the different programs and services for seniors, offered by government departments and agencies. This publication is available in the “Services Québec – Citizens” section of the Québec Portal, at http://www4.gouv.qc.ca/EN/Portail/Citoyens/Evenements/aines/Documents/guide_aines_anglais_2016_2017_web.pdfwww.gouv.qc.ca, along with a host of forms and […]

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Caring For Those Who Care

Caring for Those Who Care is a documentary-style web series focused around creating awareness among the public about the challenges and triumphs experienced by caregivers and giving back to these individuals who give so much of their time and energy to others. Each episode begins with a voice over from our hosts describing the work […]

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Volunteers wanted to lead English conversations

This fall, the CISSS Montérégie Centre, in collaboration with ARC, are launching another six-week lunch hour conversation group at the Charles LeMoyne Hospital. French-speaking health professionals get together informally during the lunch hour once a week in the goal of practicing their English skills in small groups. We would like to continue this successful project and are seeking […]

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ReCharge for Caregivers

ARC is happy to announce the launch of it’s new ReCharge series, a 6-week program offering technical tips for caregivers. Qualified professional and community experts will teach hands on techniques to help individuals care for a loved one. ReCharge is made possible through the financial support of ROMAN/APPUI. This is the first of many courses that […]