……………………..HEAT WARNING continues for our entire region for today. A period of hot weather continues. Daytime high temperatures in excess of 30 degrees Celsius, with humidex values in the high thirties to low forties, are expected. Overnight lows near 20 degrees Celsius are also expected through this period, providing little relief from the heat. A slightly cooler airmass may move into the area this weekend, however there is considerable uncertainty. A few areas towards eastern Ontario are likely to experience extreme heat and high humidex values on Saturday as well………………………………………………..    
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Leeds Grenville Wellness Symposium 2019 Being Held Saturday

Leeds Grenville Wellness Symposium 2019 Being Held Saturday

Brockville – The MS Society of Leeds Grenville is hosting their first Wellness Symposium.

This is a free event open to the community. Whether you are living with MS, a caregiver, living with another illness, have mobility or cognitive disabilities or simply interested to learn more all are welcome.

Dr. Lisa Walker is the Keynote Speaker, she is a Clinical Neuropsychologist at the Ottawa Hospital and will focus on Cognitive Health in MS.

You will understand how MS can impact: thinking, behaviour, emotions
-Learn what to do when faced with these challenges
-Learn how to maximize brain health.
-Learn tips from a cognitive rehab program

Next they have Dr. Lara Pilutti, an Assistant Professor in the Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences at the University of Ottawa.

Dr. Pilutti will focus on A general overview of the safety and benefits of exercise for people with multiple sclerosis·-Current guidelines for exercise, along with strategies for incorporating activity into daily life·-New research in exercise and multiple sclerosis will be highlighted

Lastly Francie Bingham will talk to about the benefits of chair yoga and walk through a demonstration.

Doors open at 9:30AM and our speakers will start promptly at 10AM. This is a free event open to the community.

Please RSVP at ont-leeds@mssociety.ca or 613-342-6396.

Leeds Grenville Wellness Symposium 2019
Education & Information
Brockville Convention Centre
7829 Kent Blvd, Brockville, Ontario, K6V 7J9

Leeds Grenville Chapter, 1‑613‑342‑6396
November 23, 2019 at 9:30a.m. EST

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