May
25
Thu
Teleconference Call-Saguenay-Capitale Nationale-Chaudières-Appalaches
May 25 @ 13:30 – 15:30
Teleconference Call-Saguenay-Capitale Nationale-Chaudières-Appalaches

The ALS Society of Québec is offering a regional teleconference call (in French) reserved exclusively for people with ALS, caregivers and healthcare professionals in these regions:

 -Saguenay
-Capitale Nationale
-Chaudières-Appalaches 

Date and time: Thursday, May 25 from 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Registration : Elizabeth at 514 725-2653, ext. 103 or ebarbosa@sla-quebec.ca

May
27
Sat
Closed group for caregivers @ ALS Society of Quebec
May 27 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Closed group for caregivers @ ALS Society of Quebec | Mont-Royal | Québec | Canada

Are you caring for someone living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis?

We’re inviting you to take part in a series of four workshops called “Coup de pouce, coup de coeur”.  Taking care of someone with ALS is not an easy endeavor and this is why we would like offer you the time and the space to reflect and exchange within a closed support group setting comprised of 4 sessions, which aim to help you preserve both physical and psychological health, as well as the precious relationship you have with your loved one. The workshops are in French and will be animated by Elaine Clavet who is a social worker and psychotherapist.

What is a closed group? The closed group is for people who are willing to take part in all 4 workshops. A maximum of 10 to 12 people can register.

  • Free parking;
  • Possibility of reimbursing travel expenses and respite fees incurred by taking part in the activity ;
  • Snacks and beverages are included.

Dates/time: Saturdays, May 13 and 27 / June 10 and 17 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location:
The ALS Society of Quebec office, 5415 Paré street, suite 200, Mount-Royal, QC H4P
Registration: Leigh Stephens at 514 725-2653, ext. 112 or caregiver@sla-quebec.ca

May
30
Tue
Support Group – Monteregie @ Centre Montérégien de Réadaptation
May 30 @ 13:30 – 15:30

Have you been touched by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis? Would you like to share and exchange with others who understand your experience with ALS?

Two groups are offered simultaneously: one for the people with ALS and one for caregivers. The purpose of this dedicated time and space is to share your experiences, discuss your concerns, and exchange information and resources with others. Our psychosocial counselors are bilingual are available to translate as required.

  • Free parking, accessible for people with reduced mobility
  • Possibility of reimbursement for travel and respite expenses to facilitate participation
  • Drink and snack included

Rooms: Longueuil for caregivers and Montérégie for people with ALS

* Possibility of cancellation if 3 or fewer people register

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Jun
3
Sat
Spaghetti Dinner @ Salle du Club Social de l’âge d’or de Rivière-du-loup
Jun 3 @ 18:00
Spaghetti Dinner @ Salle du Club Social de l’âge d’or de Rivière-du-loup | Rivière-du-Loup | Québec | Canada

Let’s get together for a fundraising event. Join us for a spaghetti dinner followed by a “live” orchestra and some serious dancing! Pleasure is guaranteed!

Time: 6 pm
Location: Room of the Club Social de l’âge d’or de Rivière-du-loup, 15 Frontenac street
Tickets: Adults $20, Kids (5 to 12 years old) 10$, Kids (Under 5 years old) Free
Info/purchase: Tickets must be purchased in advance with Nancy Aubé at 418 894-7862 or at 418 894-0035

Jun
5
Mon
Support Group by NOVA West Island
Jun 5 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Support Group by NOVA West Island @ Beaconsfield | Québec | Canada

ALS caregiver support Group

In partnership with Nova West Island and with the generous support of the Tony Proudfoot Fund, monthly meetings are organized with fellow ALS caregivers to discuss some of the challenges each are facing. Although each person engages according to their comfort level, caregivers are encouraged to participate by sharing their personal experiences with others who are in a similar situation.

When: The 1st Monday of every month from 6-8 pm

Where: 447 Beaconsfield Blvd. Beaconsfield, H9W 4C2

Nova West Island will provide free of charge:

  • Two experienced home care nurses to facilitate the group
  • Health Care Aides, for home support, [in our catchment area] to facilitate the caregivers attendance at the meetings

Possible topics and guest speakers:

  • Home adaptation
  • Community resources
  • Insurance coverage
  • Compassionate Benefits
  • Spiritual guidance
  • Social worker/Family Therapist
  • Children Support

For more information or to register, please contact Viviane Schami at 514-695-8335, ext. 209 or e-mail vschami@novawi.org

Jun
8
Thu
Happy Hour for Caregivers @ ALS Society of Quebec
Jun 8 @ 17:00 – 20:00

Exchange – Respite – Massage– Entertainment

Come meet, grab a bite, enjoy a massage, and socialize with other caregivers in a warm and cozy atmosphere. Please join us! We look forward to seeing you!

Location: The ALS Society of Quebec office, 5415, Paré St. Suite 200, Town of Mount-Royal, H4P 1P7
Registration: Leigh Stephens at 514 725-2653, ext. 112 or lstephens@sla-quebec.ca

Financé par L'Appui Montréal

Jun
10
Sat
Walk for ALS – Outaouais @ Canadian War Museum
Jun 10 @ 11:00
Walk for ALS - Outaouais @ Canadian War Museum | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada

Registration: 10:00 AM

Walk Start: 11:00 AM

Length of Walk: 5 km

The 17th Walk for ALS (9thGatineau edition) allows us to not only raise awareness to a larger audience, but also to raise additional funds. All donations designated for Quebec will stay in Quebec. Therefore, join us for a festive afternoon and help raise funds for ALS.

Stay tuned for the 2017 WALK for ALS Rewards Program

We know your primary motivation is to support the ALS community, but sometimes it’s nice to have a reward for your fundraising efforts as well!

*PLEASE NOTE: Rewards to not need to be redeemed, and can be donated back to ALS Canada.

 

Thanks to the organizing committee for their continuous efforts!

Closed group for caregivers @ ALS Society of Quebec
Jun 10 @ 13:00 – 15:00
Closed group for caregivers @ ALS Society of Quebec | Mont-Royal | Québec | Canada

Are you caring for someone living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis?

We’re inviting you to take part in a series of four workshops called “Coup de pouce, coup de coeur”.  Taking care of someone with ALS is not an easy endeavor and this is why we would like offer you the time and the space to reflect and exchange within a closed support group setting comprised of 4 sessions, which aim to help you preserve both physical and psychological health, as well as the precious relationship you have with your loved one. The workshops are in French and will be animated by Elaine Clavet who is a social worker and psychotherapist.

What is a closed group? The closed group is for people who are willing to take part in all 4 workshops. A maximum of 10 to 12 people can register.

  • Free parking;
  • Possibility of reimbursing travel expenses and respite fees incurred by taking part in the activity ;
  • Snacks and beverages are included.

Dates/time: Saturdays, May 13 and 27 / June 10 and 17 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location:
The ALS Society of Quebec office, 5415 Paré street, suite 200, Mount-Royal, QC H4P
Registration: Leigh Stephens at 514 725-2653, ext. 112 or caregiver@sla-quebec.ca

Walk for ALS – Quebec City @ Victoria Park (Next to the Stade Municipal des Capitales de Québec)
Jun 10 @ 16:00

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Registration: 2:30 PM
Walk start: 4:00 PM

Walkers are joining to raise funds to fight ALS. The 13th edition of the Walk for ALS promises to be a great experience. Door prizes, auction and entertainment will put the atmosphere.

This year the walk will start at 4 :00 PM. Registration and pledge form remittance will start 90 minutes before the start of the walk. Following the Walk, participants are invited to attend the baseball game between the Capitales de Québec and the Ottawa Champions at 18:00. The Capitales de Québec are proud to offer 250 free tickets to the walkers.

Thanks to the organizing committee for their continuous efforts: Sarah Saillant-Boulinguez (walk coordinator), Linda Garant, Sébastien Gauthier, Céline Laberge, René Roy, Natasha Gaudreault, Félix Minville, Manon Fournier et Geneviève Fournier.

 

Thanks to our proud sponsors!

 

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Jun
11
Sun
Walk for ALS- Charlevoix @ Musée de Charlevoix
Jun 11 @ 13:30

Registration: 12:00 PM
Walk start: 1:30 PM

Save the date for the 14th annual Walk in Charlevoix! La Malbaie will be this year’s location for the walk. Stay tuned for the complete itinerary. The walk promises emotional and inspiring encounters for all. Join us for a festive afternoon and help raise funds for ALS.

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Mr. Patrick Turcot, executive chef at Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu, will be, for the second year in a row, the honorary president at this special event.

 

Thanks to Gilles Martel and his organizing committee for their continuous efforts.

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