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Program offers help

The local Alzheimer Society’s “First Link” program provides support for individuals recently diagnosed with a dementia, and a free three-week series will be held here starting Nov. 17.

“Next Steps for Families & Friends” will offer family members caring for individuals with dementia an overview of dementia, coping strategies, and resources available.

Parenting is the most important job: NHU

During November, the Northwestern Health Unit is promoting the message to parents that their job is like no other.

Being a parent is a big responsibility. Parents are role models to their children in learning how to behave, how to treat others, and how to make healthy choices in their lives.

Take time to talk to your children. Read, play, and share experiences with them.

92 MPPs ‘go healthy’

Post-election victory celebrations have come to an end but Ontarians still have something spectacular to celebrate.

Thanks to dedicated and passionate voters, 92 MPPs are “Healthy Candidates.”

This means a full 86 percent of Ontario’s legislature has made a commitment to the future health of our province.