In the Community

8
Feb

Beat the Winter Blues at Hamilton Kids-Fest!

Are you looking to escape the drab winter blues and give the family a fun new experience? Hamilton Kids-Fest is coming to town! With all sorts of great events planned, exciting door prizes, and chances to make memories, it’s shaping up to be one of the most entertaining goings-on for your little ones (and the young-at-heart) this time of year.

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12
Dec

Flu Season is Tough on All of Us — Here’s What to Know

Flu season is officially in full swing, and there’s no doubt that many of us will feel under the weather on occasion this winter. Our team isn’t immune to the flu either, and we have employees needing to rest, recover, and ensure they don’t infect others just like those we care for. Many residents are in need of dependable service,

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23
Oct

Waterloo Startup AEXOS’ Halo: Preventing Sports Concussions and Making Contact Sports Safer

Do you have a loved one who enjoys contact sports, or are you passionate about them yourself? If so, you know how important it is to stay safe when playing. Sports concussions are a very real issue, and there are many products out there that try to provide protection and comfort without sacrificing the thrill of the game, but few

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7
Sep

It’s Time for the Great Canadian Butter Tart Festival!

Do you have a passion for pastries? We sure do, which is why we’re excited about the 2018 Great Canadian Butter Tart Festival! For succulent sweets, trademark Canadian friendliness and all sorts of fun this fall, you can’t go wrong with stopping by for a treat — or three — and taking part in the festivities. This year’s festival is

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23
Jul

Hamilton Seniors Facing Debt: What to Know, and What to do

Living as a senior with debt is not an easy thing to go through. It involves care, diligence, and much caution to remain as financially secure as possible. Wellness means more than simply being healthy, after all, we need to feel comfortable and safe in every sense to attain it. Living in old age with debt can be dangerous in

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9
Jul

Woodstock Hospital Recognized for its Efficiency

Hospitals in Western Ontario continue to give back to local communities, and Woodstock Hospital is the latest to have news of their efforts shared. Recently, the facility was recognized by the Province of Ontario for significantly reducing patient offload times. There are many benefits associated with this (for patients and staff), helping to deliver the level of care needed to

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18
Jun

Kitchener Stunt Driving Concerns Police and Those Involved

No matter how old or young someone is, their life is equally valuable, and they all have someone who loves them. Therefore, stunt driving is an issue that is worrying Kitchener and Waterloo-area families as well as the local authorities. Exemplified by this CTV News article, it’s becoming an ever-growing trend. As an organization working to deliver sufficient care to

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6
Jun

Voting This Week in the KW Region

This Thursday, June 7th, vote. Your vote does matter and it makes a difference! To find more information about the election in our local KW region, visit the link Here. Elections Ontario has answers to any and all of your voting questions, feel free to visit the link Here. Macleans has also put together some information regarding the party platforms,

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4
Jun

Ageism in Hamilton: What to Know and What to Do

Similar to racism and sexism, ageism can affect many people at a personal and emotional level, making it difficult for them to find solace and live a positive life. Seniors and even those who aren’t in their sixties yet are often faced with situations where their value in society is questioned rather than respected. Here are some important things to

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14
May

Music Therapy in Kitchener-Waterloo

Qualicare is always working with our clients, caregivers, and the public to continue learning and growing. With the world constantly changing, it is important to us to keep our information up-to-date, and keep informed about new (and old) therapy options. We met and interviewed with Tessa DAchille, a music therapist in the Kitchener-Waterloo Region. Tessa completed both her undergraduate and

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