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New Dementia Care Centre for Oakville

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Monday, April 8, 2019 3:30 PM

Acclaim Health, a local charity, is transforming dementia care in Halton by creating a new, state-of-the-art dementia care centre.

Empty Nest Syndrome

A Cure for Empty Nest Syndrome

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019 11:00 AM

Millions of mothers between 40 and 60 years old are about to face childless households for the first time in decades. They’ll suffer empty nest syndrome.

Self-Compassion, Teenagers, Mental Health, Depression, Anxiety

The Importance of Self-Compassion for Teens

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Sunday, March 24, 2019 5:43 PM

A local physician referred a 14-year old named Ali* to me for challenges. She was suffering with depression and anxiety. At the time I was a practicing Child & Family Therapist with recent certification in ...

tissue donation

Promoting organ and tissue donation in High Schools

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019 10:10 AM

Stephen Crawford, MPP for Oakville tabled a PrivateMember’s Motion in the Ontario Legislative Assembly. He expressed that the Government of Ontario should promote organ and tissue donation and transplantation.

Oestreicher

The Oestreicher Family needs our help

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019 9:23 AM

The Oestreicher family is in trouble. Their young children Ella (9 years old) and Brooke (7 years old) need their father, Jeff. Seven years ago their mom, Carey-Ann Oestreicher suffered a traumatic brain injury; however, ...

Radius

Madison’s Difficult Childhood and how Radius helped

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Monday, March 18, 2019 1:07 PM

Madison shares her personal story of childhood abuse, and how the staff at Radius provided guidance and support. She now lives a rich and full life. 

Cancer

My husband had stomach cancer: OTMH Doctors saved him

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019 10:09 AM

Maria Marchese shares her story about her husband’s fight with stomach cancer.

mental health illness

Mental illness ~ my personal journey

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019 4:03 PM

For almost three decades, I manage a mental illness called Bi-Polar 2. It started with panic attacks in my early 20’s. My first nervous breakdown occurred in my early thirties.

The Laboratory at OTMH saves lives everyday

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Monday, January 21, 2019 6:41 AM

There’s an area of Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital (OTMH) that patients never see. I’m talking about our laboratory.

measles

Confirmed measles case may lead to exposures in Oakville

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018 9:35 PM

An investigation of a confirmed case of measles by the Halton Region Health Department may lead to additional cases in Oakville. The case of measles involves a Burlington adult. The person was contagious between December ...

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