A hallway at Yarmouth Regional Hospital is being transformed into a gallery where patients, visitors and staff may discover and enjoy original works by local artists. The gallery project is called Du Coeur – From the Heart and is a collaboration between the Yarmouth Art Society, Yarmouth Craft Guild, Conseil des Arts de la Baie, Conseil des Arts de Par en Bas, the Yarmouth Hospital Auxiliary and Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA).
Remembrance Day is a time to recognize the many ways in which our veterans have contributed to the lives we lead and the freedoms we enjoy. It is a time to remember, a time to honour, and a time to hope for peace.
“Everyone deserves healthy food, but an alarming number of people living in the Digby area find it hard to put fresh vegetables and fruit on their table,” said Jennifer Lamrock, a health promoter with Public Health in Digby County. So in 2018, Fresh Food Box was born.
Using the first voice perspective as a way to reduce stigma and increase knowledge is the focus of this year’s Living with Mental Illness and Addiction conference. This year’s conference will be held on Thursday, Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in two locations: the Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion in Sydney and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 59, 75 St. Ninian’s Street in Antigonish. While the conference will primarily take place in Sydney, two portions of the conference will take place in Antigonish, and will be live streamed to the audience in Sydney.
Looking for the perfect way to spend World Diabetes Day? Look no further. Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is hosting the second annual Let’s Talk Diabetes event on Nov. 14, 2019 at the Louis Millet Community Complex in New Minas – and all are invited.
For behaviour resource consultant Mary Anne Johnston of Pictou County, a simple mantra of “find out what they like and give it to them” helps her provide clients with compassionate care. Johnston began her career as a nurse and diligently worked to become the director of support planning at Riverview Home Corporation in Stellarton. Years later, she came across a job opening for a behaviour resource consultant. “I saw a job posting with the title ‘putting the pieces together’ and I was intrigued because I’ve always loved jigsaw puzzles.”
Nova Scotia Health Authority’s Cancer Care Program is inviting patients, families and community members to attend a focus group about educational materials that are given to colorectal cancer patients at the time of diagnosis.