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Vulnerable Person Registry…. medical, cognitive, mental health or physical condition

Who is a vulnerable person? A vulnerable person is defined as a person who due to medical, cognitive, mental health or physical condition may exhibit patterns of behavior that may pose a danger to that person. Examples of Vulnerable Persons may include persons with autism, dementia, acquired brain injury, cerebral palsy that may cause a […]

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Fall Prevention

Prevent injury from falls by creating a safe environment in your home. Install motion detectors for lighting a dark hallway, use nonslip shower mats, put handrail along the stairs, clear clutter, tack down rugs and arrange furniture so that your walkway is clear.   In addiiton, improve your balance and strength with yoga.   Innovative […]

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Mental Health Resources

This past Saturday, I attended the Parents for Children  Mental Health Family Engagement Conference at Franklin Public School. Great event!! With Great resources too. Sarah Cannon, PCMH & the importance of family voice — very good and passionate speaker Virgina Bateman and Lance, mental health nurses – anxiety and school attendance Ed Mahoney, Special Ed […]

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National Carers Day…Tuesday, April 4th

2017 NATIONAL CARERS DAY Canadians thank carers for their contributions On the first Tuesday of April, Canadians come together to recognize family members, friends, neighbours and other significant people who take on a caring role to support someone with a diminishing physical ability, a debilitating cognitive condition or a chronic life-limiting illness. Known as National […]

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Adopt A Grandparent Yoga Program…. we need seniors

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Adopt-A-Grandparent Program Yoga Dates: Tuesdays, April 4th to May 30th (nine weeks) Time: 1:30PM to 2:30PM Location: Emmanuel United Church 22 Bridgeport Rd West Waterloo, ON Participants: Preschool Children Aged 3-5 years old Seniors Aged 55+ Cost: FREE Thanks to the generous support of the United Church of Canada Foundation Yoga Instructor: Jayne Hembruff of […]

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Parenting Young Adults & Teens Conference Saturday May 27, 2017 Guelph

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For more information about the Conference visit http://guelphparenting.com

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Baby is on it’s way…what yoga can help?

Baby is on its way…how exciting!!! Now what yoga can help? Yoga 4 Breathe: Breathing in for four and out for four can help manage the pain of contractions. Meditation: Take time to be in the present moment, no criticism or judgement . Exhale out the pain, worries and concerns and breathe in healing, calming breathe.  […]

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Ready, Aim, Fire! Developing a Skillful Team to Launch Your Business Forward

Yesterday, Neil and I facilitated an insightful human resource workshop with entrepreneurs. We shared  when to hire and when to wait. What to look for in a skilled employee. How to set standards and expectations for quality work. When and how to get rid of people who just don’t measure up. We also discussed some of the […]

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Let go of worrying….Teachers add yoga to curriculum

Yoga in the classroom can help students learn in so many ways from helping them to self regulate to become more focused to helping them connect with the material. To understand some of the benefits read  “Yoga for Learning: by me in the 2015 Winter edition of The Holistic Parent  https://issuu.com/theholisticparent/docs/thp_-_winter_2015_digital ,and watch my webinar with self […]

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Seniors Fall Prevention

Today (Feb 23, 2017) on CBC radio morning edition, around 8am they were talking about seniors and fall prevention. The discussed the rate of falls and the importance of doing exercise. The biggest group with less falls were ones who were exercising three times a week. It is so important for all ages to stay […]

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