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HSSI is Celebrating 20 Years!

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CCOH – Home Dental Care Program

Senior man at the dentist

Good dental care is important at any age, but, particularly in your senior years.  Dental care and heart health are very closely connected.  As you age, it is more difficult to get out and about to appointments.  The Home Dental Care Program is an outreach program operated by the Centre for Community Oral Health (CCOH).  It provides a full range of dental services to patients who are unable to or have difficulty visiting a regular clinic.  Faculty dentists and dental hygienists using a mobile van with portable dental equipment, provide care in personal care homes, senior citizens’ residences, hospitals and private homes.  Dental services are offered on a fee-for-services basis.

For more information, contact:

Home Dental Care Program, Deer Lodge Centre, 2nd floor – 2109 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3J 0L3.  Phone: 204-831-3456.  Website: www.umanitoba.ca/faculties/dentistry/CCOH/ccoh_current_programs.html

Graduate prosthodontics resident and doctor dental surgeon Paola Saponaro, left, and dental assistant Tasha Holz, right, work to install tooth implants on patient Grant Sheppard, 77, who has Delta Dental Insurance in Postle Hall in Columbus, Ohio on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013. (Jabin Botsford / The Columbus Dispatch)

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HSSI AGM Wed May 18th review

HSSI Annual General Meeting was held Wednesday, May 18th. Thank you to all who attended. Louise Hutton, Board Chair, reported on the past year. Topics of note were: Food Handlers Course, Encore Fitness Centre, annual Christmas Craft Sale (next one is October 14-15, 2016), Headingley Foundation support, Headingley Municipal Library donation, Alive & Kicking Health Fair success, and the upcoming Volunteer Appreciation BBQ Wednesday, June 15th. This year, HSSI celebrates 20 years in operation and a special thank you was extended to Jean Ammeter who created this fabulous resource for Headingley Seniors.image image image image image image image image image image

‘Alive & Kicking’ Health Fair review

The ‘Alive & Kicking’ Health Fair set-up a great group of attendees able to put their best foot forward. Focusing on maintaining health and fitness after fifty, presenters, information booths and interactive displays covered a diverse subject area from Alzheimer awareness, diabetes, heart health, mental health, exercise, container gardening, healthy smoothies, library resources, pickleball and pole walking demonstrations and so much more…all wrapped around a healthy lunch. Thank you to the organizing committee, the presenters, volunteers and the attendees for making this such a great day.DSC02157 DSC02159 DSC02160 DSC02162 DSC02163 DSC02168 DSC02169 DSC02186 DSC02188 DSC02198 DSC02206 DSC02210 DSC02212 DSC02214 DSC02215 DSC02218 DSC02221 DSC02225 DSC02226 DSC02227 DSC02238 DSC02242 DSC02243

HSSI Volunteer Appreciation BBQ

hdly seniors BBQ 2016

What:    HSSI Volunteer Appreciation BBQ

When:   Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Time:     5:30 pm

Where:  Headingley Community Centre

5353 Portage Avenue, Headingley MB