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Horticulture Therapy and African Violets

Horticulture Therapy and African Violets
Horticulture programs are a great therapeutic program that can be done with seniors. This year our patio garden was still a work in progress; however, our clients enjoyed tending to the pots of flowers we had out there. Our clients are also great at looking after the plants around the centre, picking out dead leaves and pruning. Benefits of Horticulture Programs for Seniors Therapeutic Horticulture (TH) is the purposeful use of plants and plant-related activities...
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Hearing Loss

Hearing Loss
ear structure diagram
This week our Caregive Information Night is being presented in partnership with Mississauga Halton LHIN Regional Learning Centre and the Canadian Hearing Society. A hearing loss councellor will be in to share some topics with our caregivers and give them a chance to learn about different types of communication aids. The following is some information on hearing loss that will get you ready for our session on Tuesday September 22 at 5:30PM. How the Ear...
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International Literacy Day 2015

International Literacy Day 2015
Gren Eggs
Munsch
Twits
Pajamas
Morrie
Lovely Bnoes
Still Alice
Sue Grafton
Patricia
Attolia
dtr smoke
Diviners
Ender
Notebook
HP
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"You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax. All you need is a Book."--Dr Seuss Happy International Literacy Day!!!! At SLEC we have some clients and staff who LOVE to read! They were more than happy to share some of their favourite books and authors with us. Here are some recommendations, but you don't have to take my word for it! For the Young at Heart Alesha recommends Dr. Seuss. Her favourite...
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Arthritis Month

Arthritis Month
Five Steps to Good Standing Posture
Using a supportive pillow.
Arthritis is a serious problem in Canada, with over 4.6 million adults and children experiencing its effects each day. Arthritis Awareness Month is for them – a time to consider what living with chronic pain means and how we can help them. The term arthritis (“arthro” meaning joint, “itis” meaning inflammation) is used to refer to more than 100 related conditions. Arthritis can strike anyone at anytime, regardless of age, physical condition or ethnic background,...
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World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day
On August 19 each year, the United Nations (UN) World Humanitarian Day is held to pay tribute to all people affected by humanitarian crises and those who lost their lives in humanitarian service. It's a day to celebrate the spirit that inspires humanitarian work around the world.These people placed their own lives at risk to help others in conflict zones and areas of natural hazards. More than 700 humanitarian workers have died or experienced the...
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