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In recognition of Parkinson’s Awareness Month Kemptville District Hospital spreads the word about its innovative Parkinson’s program

In recognition of Parkinson’s Awareness Month Kemptville District Hospital spreads the word about its innovative Parkinson’s program
KEMPTVILLE – As Parkinson’s Awareness Month is recognized across Canada, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is spreading the word about its unique program for people with the neurodegenerative illness. For a number of years, KDH has been offering a weekly Parkinson’s Exercise and Movement Group that focuses on strengthening and balance exercises – last year KDH moved the program out of... Read More

WDMH: Thank You for Seven Decades of Smiles – And Much More

WDMH: Thank You for Seven Decades of Smiles – And Much More
Winchester – The Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) volunteers were honoured at the annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon held at the Chesterville Legion on April 18th. And the accolades were well-deserved! For 70 years, the Auxiliary has been supporting patients, staff and our community, lending a helping hand wherever needed. In fact, our volunteers donated 13,000 hours of time in 2017. The... Read More

Please provide your thoughts on the Food Inventory!

Please provide your thoughts on the Food Inventory!
Have you seen it or used it? Did foodcoreLGL miss something? foodcoreLGL keeps an online Food Inventory, a list of the food and nutrition-related programs, organizations and businesses in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark. The group wants to know if you’ve used it and also what might be missing. The inventory is divided into five sections: Growing and Gathering Food Preparing and... Read More

Special Autism Ontario donation boxes are set up at all LCBO locations until April 28th

Special Autism Ontario donation boxes are set up at  all LCBO locations until April 28th
As spring finally arrives this weekend across Ontario, you may be heading to your neighbourhood LCBO to pick up some refreshments. Our Autism Ontario donation boxes will be at the cashier stations until Saturday April 28th. Please donate. The funds help individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and their families, through educational webinars, school kits and supports, inclusive family events, social learning opportunities,... Read More

Canada must treat opioid use as a health issue, not a criminal matter

Canada must treat opioid use as a health issue, not a criminal matter
The Canadian Mental Health Association calls for care not corrections to relieve opioid crisis TORONTO – According to a new national policy paper released today by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), decriminalization is key to solving the opioid crisis that is killing thousands of people. The paper, developed by a cross-Canada team of mental health policy and research experts in response... Read More

Canadians know and accept the need to move more, so why don’t they?

Canadians know and accept the need to move more, so why don’t they?
The ParticipACTION Pulse Report powered by MEC gauges what physical activity means to Canadians to help better understand their inactivity TORONTO – According to the ParticipACTION Pulse Report powered by MEC, released today, Canadians know physical inactivity is a big problem that is putting their health at risk. In fact, 83 per cent of them rate it as the most serious health issue facing... Read More

Health Unit reminds you to thoroughly cook processed chicken products

Health Unit reminds you to thoroughly cook processed chicken products
Preparing frozen processed chicken products such as chicken strips, nuggets or burgers requires the same care as handling fresh raw chicken products.  Although processed chicken products may be breaded, this does not mean that they are cooked and ready to eat.  These products may still contain bacteria that only proper cooking temperatures will destroy.  All chicken products must be cooked... Read More

5th Annual Neon Night Fun Run – #GoNeon in Support of Childhood Cancer Research

5th Annual Neon Night Fun Run – #GoNeon in Support of Childhood Cancer Research
Neon Night Fun Run – Kemptville is celebrating its fifth year! The event has managed to raise more than a quarter of a million dollars for Childhood Cancer Research over the past four years, including $85 thousand in 2017. The event will once again return to Riverside Park on Saturday September 22nd with the Registration/Pre-party kickoff at 5:30pm followed by our opening ceremonies... Read More

A Taste for Hospice Being Held April 14th

A Taste for Hospice Being Held April 14th
Kemptville – Come out to North Grenville High School Saturday, April 14th from 6 PM to 9 PM to savour samples from great restaurants, wineries and breweries in support of Beth Donovan Hospice. Tickets are $35 for adults and $20 for children under 12. Tickets are available at Beth Donovan Hospice located at 1107 French Settlement Road. For more information contact... Read More

Compassionate Support for Stressful Times Hosting Open House April 6th

Compassionate Support for Stressful Times Hosting Open House April 6th
Kemptville – Meet the practitioners of Compassionate Support for Stressful Timses and visit their space. Enjoy cupcakes by My Suite 12   and make yourself an inspirational take-away gift. They now have a counsellor and a social worker, a youth mental health and addictions worker, a therapeutic Yoga teacher and a holistic psychiatrist on our team. Compassionate Support for Stressful Times... Read More