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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Orillians satisfied with environment, but not so much with government: survey

Bryan Smale speaking at conference

Community Wellbeing Survey highlights shared with community; Data 'will help us to create programs and collaborations that will benefit the community'

By: Nathan Taylor

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Chigamik Community Health Centre selected as health link partner

doctor sitting with stethoscope

MIDLAND - Chigamik Community Health Centre has been selected by the Rural Ontario Institute as one of only three community demonstration projects across Ontario aimed at better understanding and improving community vitality and wellbeing, as part of their North Simcoe Community Health Link.

Monday, January 28, 2019

Feeling isolated? You can now be prescribed a trip to the museum

Front image of museum building

In 2013, British researchers found museums can:

  • reduce social isolation by providing positive experiences;
  • provide calming experiences, leading to decreased anxiety;
  • bolster self-esteem and a sense of identity;
  • support communication between families, caregivers and health professionals.
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