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Dementia: Community Resources, Caregiving, and Research 1:00 pm
Dementia: Community Resources, Caregiving, and Research @ Niagara-on-the-Lake Community Centre
Sep 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region invites the community for a special presentation on Dementia: Community Resources, Caregiving, and Research. YourTV (Cogeco) will be taping this presentation. Speakers: Dr. William Brown – Professor of Neurology, McMaster University Medical School Doug Ure – Care Partner Lynn Van Egmond – Companion and advocate Gerry Bucsis – Family Support Counsellor, Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region This event is hosted by the Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region.
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2018 Alzheimer Coffee Break Kickoff 12:00 pm
2018 Alzheimer Coffee Break Kickoff @ Meridian Credit Union
Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
You’re invited to join Meridian Credit Union for the 2018 Alzheimer Coffee Break Kickoff. Lunch with Wade Stayzer, Senior Vice President and Chief Member Experience Officer at Meridian Credit Union, who is this year’s Honourary Coffee Break Chair. Mayor Walter Sendzik, Wade Stayzer, and Vic Kerschl (Alzheimer Society Niagara Foundation Chair) will open the event. Enjoy lunch with mobile catering by Johnny Rocco’s Pizza Truck (starting at $8 with partial funds donated back to the Coffee Break Campaign), and Marble Slab Creamery will be offering bite sized samples of their ice cream. This event is hosted by Alzheimer Society Niagara Foundation & Meridian Credit Union.
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Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton-Niagara Annual General Meeting 6:00 pm
Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton-Niagara Annual General Meeting @ Centre de santé communautaire - Community Hall
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm
The Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton-Niagara cordially invites you to their Annual General Meeting. This meeting will be held on Monday, September 24th at 6:00pm at 810 East Main Street, Welland.
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Breaking Down the Stigma of Childhood Disability 12:00 pm
Breaking Down the Stigma of Childhood Disability @ Online
Sep 26 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Breaking down the stigma of childhood disability through awareness and advocacy: The Dear Everybody Campaign Disability stigma is a key barrier to living healthy and meaningful lives for children and youth with disabilities. Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital believes that, as a leader in pediatric care and research, it has a role in breaking down childhood disability stigma and advancing social justice. This role goes beyond the health-care sector to other areas of young people’s lives, such as employment and education. With the aim of tackling disability biases and supporting meaningful inclusion, Holland Bloorview is carrying out a multi-faceted, multi-year public anti-stigma campaign, which was co-developed with young people with disabilities and their families. This webinar will describe Holland Bloorview’s Dear Everybody anti-stigma campaign. In the webinar, you will explore: equity barriers faced by people with disabilities, an important consideration in the use of the HEIA tool a public education mitigation strategy for addressing health and social inequities This webinar is hosted by the Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA) Community of Interest.
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Coffee Break Event Hosted by Advisory Group of Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region 11:30 am
Coffee Break Event Hosted by Advisory Group of Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region @ Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region
Sep 27 @ 11:30 am
The Advisory Group of the Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region is inviting you to please join them for a Coffee Break Event. Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea with some delicious treats. Proceeds will help fund programs and services of the Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region. This event is hosted by the Advisory Group of the Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region.
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2018 Alzheimer Coffee Break Kickoff @ Meridian Credit Union
Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

You’re invited to join Meridian Credit Union for the 2018 Alzheimer Coffee Break Kickoff.

Lunch with Wade Stayzer, Senior Vice President and Chief Member Experience Officer at Meridian Credit Union, who is this year’s Honourary Coffee Break Chair. Mayor Walter Sendzik, Wade Stayzer, and Vic Kerschl (Alzheimer Society Niagara Foundation Chair) will open the event.

Enjoy lunch with mobile catering by Johnny Rocco’s Pizza Truck (starting at $8 with partial funds donated back to the Coffee Break Campaign), and Marble Slab Creamery will be offering bite sized samples of their ice cream.

This event is hosted by Alzheimer Society Niagara Foundation & Meridian Credit Union.

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Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton-Niagara Annual General Meeting @ Centre de santé communautaire - Community Hall
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm

The Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton-Niagara cordially invites you to their Annual General Meeting.

This meeting will be held on Monday, September 24th at 6:00pm at 810 East Main Street, Welland.

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Breaking Down the Stigma of Childhood Disability @ Online
Sep 26 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Breaking down the stigma of childhood disability through awareness and advocacy: The Dear Everybody Campaign

Disability stigma is a key barrier to living healthy and meaningful lives for children and youth with disabilities. Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital believes that, as a leader in pediatric care and research, it has a role in breaking down childhood disability stigma and advancing social justice.

This role goes beyond the health-care sector to other areas of young people’s lives, such as employment and education. With the aim of tackling disability biases and supporting meaningful inclusion, Holland Bloorview is carrying out a multi-faceted, multi-year public anti-stigma campaign, which was co-developed with young people with disabilities and their families.

This webinar will describe Holland Bloorview’s Dear Everybody anti-stigma campaign.

In the webinar, you will explore:

  • equity barriers faced by people with disabilities, an important consideration in the use of the HEIA tool
  • a public education mitigation strategy for addressing health and social inequities

This webinar is hosted by the Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA) Community of Interest.

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Coffee Break Event Hosted by Advisory Group of Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region @ Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region
Sep 27 @ 11:30 am

The Advisory Group of the Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region is inviting you to please join them for a Coffee Break Event. Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea with some delicious treats.

Proceeds will help fund programs and services of the Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region.

This event is hosted by the Advisory Group of the Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region.

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Niagara Health Expo @ Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Come to the Niagara Health Expo to connect with doctors, healthcare practitioners and wellness specialists.

Visitors can meet exhibitors, ask questions, view demonstrations, try samples, participate in activities and tests, attend expert speaker sessions, and get free chances to win prizes.

A 50/50 draw and a silent auction will be featured to support the Hotel Dieu Shaver Foundation. The first 100 people to enter the Expo will receive a gift bag filled with items from our event partners.

The one day shop for health and wellness will cover an array of services and products, from head to toe. Get tips on prosthetics and orthotics, home health care, personal injury law, hearing aids, breast assessment, mental health, vision, dental, chiropractic, Family Doctors, COPD, fitness training and Pilates, pharmacies, naturopathic medicine, foot care, and much more.

This event is hosted by Divine Media.

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