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Health information day in Waterloo

The Community Health Education Program (CHEP) connects communities to health and social services information from professionals, in English, on a variety of health topics, and informs individuals about local resources.

Through CHEP, Townshippers’ Association is pleased to offer the second annual Health Information Day, in Waterloo on Wednesday, March 1 at the Royal Canadian Legion, 77 Lewis Street.

The day begins at 10 AM with a live presentation by Danielle Blain, from Parkinson Canada au Québec. Ms. Blan will provide information on Parkinson’s Disease, an overview of symptoms and figures and facts. She will also explain the motor and non-motor symptoms, how to live well with the disease, medication, and surgery, exercise and complementary care and support. A range of information pamphlets will be available.

The second session, starting at 12:15 PM, includes a DVD presentation of Stress Anxiety and Panic Attacks with popular presenter Dr. Camillo Zacchia. A Psychologist and Senior Advisor at the Douglas Institute, Dr. Zacchia specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders, depression, and interpersonal problems. His insightful presentation provides many examples to explain stress versus anxiety and why panic attacks are so scary. He will also describe techniques to manage them.  The stories he tells relate anxiety and panic attacks to physical experiences we have all had. Resources will be provided.

A complimentary light lunch will be offered between presentations. This session is part of CHEP, offered by the Community Health and Social Services Network, and is free of charge, but registration in advance would be appreciated. Please contact Kate Murray at Townshippers’ Knowlton office at 450-242-4421 or email [email protected]

Our Stories submissions deadline looming 

Some great entries have been submitted to Our Stories, an ebook project from Townshippers’ Association that will focus on the Townships role in the greater Canadian experience in commemoration of our country’s 150th celebrations. With the deadline extended to March 1, 2017, there’s still time to submit your story or images!

All entries – both published and non-published – of various written works and images are being accepted provided they relate to at least one of the following themes: the historical roots of our region, the experience of settlers in our region, our community’s role in shaping the nation, or contributions made by individuals and our community to both the province and the country. Title suggestions for the ebook are also being accepted.

For criteria and to enter, visit www.Townshippers.org/Canada150 or contact Townshippers’ Sherbrooke offices at 819-566-5717.

For more information on Townshippers’ Association and our activities, keep reading this weekly Keeping in Touch column in The Record and visit us on Twitter @Townshippers, Facebook.com/Townshippers, and our website www.Townshippers.org. Connect with Townshippers’ offices in Sherbrooke at 100 – 257 Queen, 819-566-5717, toll free: 1-866-566-5717, or Lac-Brome at 3-584 Knowlton Rd, 450-242-4421, toll free: 1-877-242-4421.


Published: About Townshippers column, Brome County News, Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Photo Credit: Townshippers’ Association  

Photo Caption: The Community Health Education Program delivers community-based learning about health and social services to English-speaking communities across the province. Through the program, Townshippers’ Association will host the second annual Health Information Day in Waterloo on March 1.

Need to reach us?

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Head office

100 – 257 Queen Sherbrooke, QC J1M 1K7 819-566-5717 toll free: 1-866-566-5717

Branch office

3-584 Knowlton Lac-Brome, QC J0E 1V0 450-242-4421 toll free: 1-877-242-4421

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 12 pm | 1 pm - 4:30 pm
excluding statutory holidays

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