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Accessing Food During Covid19

Accessing Food During Covid-19 As we continue to social distance ourselves by staying at home our pantries and fridges deplete and will need to be replenished at some point. The following are some suggestions of how to get your groceries with limited contact: Food...

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Put it away for a rainy day handout

Put it away for a rainy day handout

It's helpful to keep some staples on hand in case of unforeseen circumstances. You do not need to buy all of these items at once and you should not buy foods you will not use. Ask a registered dietitian for more information. Download a printable pdf version here....

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Manage Anxiety & Stress During COVID-19

Manage Anxiety & Stress During COVID-19

Stress and Coping The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and...

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Letter to Patients

Letter to Patients

March 23, 2020 Dear Georgian Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic (GNPLC) patients and valued external stakeholders, As the world changes rapidly with community spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), our thoughts have been with those affected by the virus and our colleagues...

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Malnutrition in Older Adults

Malnutrition can occur when individuals eat too much or too little of calories or nutrients. It is estimated that a third of adults aged 65 years or older in Canada are at risk for malnutrition. A range of complications can arise due to poor nutritional status,...

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Shorter days = less light

Shorter days = less light

As the days become shorter and shorter many people – up to 30% – report noticeable changes in energy.  10% of those with less energy would qualify for a diagnosis of depression between October and March.  Less daylight equals less energy and a lower mood which are...

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Sleep Prep for Back to School

Sleep Prep for Back to School

August 22, 2016 Good sleep is important for everyone, but especially youngsters.  In the weeks leading up to that first day back in September it is important to prepare kids by starting their regular sleep routine.  We all know summer can throw things off for...

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Balance

Balance

July 18, 2016 Balance isn't just for gymnasts and yoga enthusiasts.  Finding balance in your life can reduce stress, improve mental and physical health and help you to achieve your goals.  Sometimes it can help to take a step back and realize that it is not too much...

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Drink Up!

Drink Up!

It is summer and it is hot!  It is important to stay hydrated in this heat as fluids help move nutrients and waste through your body, keep your blood pressure normal, protect and cushion your joints and organs, control your body temperature and lower your risk of...

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