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Summer for Brain Health Workshop Schedule

As part of the Summer for Brain Health campaign, we have teamed up with Choosewell Communities and many wonderful individuals and organizations to provide various workshops that work both the body and the brain. Tune in for any or all of the workshops we have lined up, all summer long! All workshops are at 1:30…

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Bike for Brain Care 2021

Join us this August as we bike, walk, or wheel for our 2nd annual bike-a-thon in support of Brain Care Centre’s Therapy Programs!  The COVID-19 pandemic has been tough on everyone, especially for those living with a brain injury. Wait times for Brain Care Centre’s Occupational Therapy and Counselling programs are growing, leaving many individuals waiting for the…

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Support from Blue Chair

For the ENTIRE month of June, Infinity Healthcare is donating $1 from every Infinity Burger and Alley Kat Brewing Company is donating $1 for every 4 pack of Brainstorm Blonde Ale purchased at @BlueChairYEG to @BrainCareCentre! We are so grateful to the folks at @InfinityHealthcare8, @BlueChairYEG, and @Alley_Kat_Beer for choosing to support BCC and our clients during Brain Injury…

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Love On The Brain 50/50 Raffle

UPDATE:  The 50/50 raffle winner is ticket #1161.  Congrats to Ronald Jewitt on the win!!!!  A big thank you to all who purchased tickets in support of Brain Care Centre! Celebrate February (the month of LOVE) with Brain Care Centre’s #LoveOnTheBrain 50/50 Raffle!  Purchase your tickets for a chance to WIN $10,000 if the raffle sells…

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Brain Care Centre Response to COVID-19

Updated March 16, 2020 In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, effective Wednesday, March 18th, our 1-1 client and caregiver services will be restricted to over the phone, video conferencing through Google Hangouts, or email. Our operating hours remain the same during this time (8:30am-4:30pm), as providing support, resources, and services remains our priority (albeit…

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My Life Changed in an Instant

This November, Brain Care Centre mailed out our annual donation request letter, which aims to raise $10,000 this holiday season. Your support helps people we serve, like Dan: My life changed in an instant. I think many of us know that can happen, but we never think it will. Until it does. When I set…

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Don’t Break under Holiday Stress

The holiday season can be a busy time: purchasing gifts; decorating; attending parties; visiting friends and family. It’s easy to get lost in the whirlwind of activities. To keep stress from overwhelming you, here are some tips to help you cope: Budget. Understand what your financial position is and make a budget for buying gifts….

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Golf Tips & Tricks

Brain Care Centre’s 6th Annual Brain Matters Charity Golf Tournament is fast approaching and the excitement is growing every day! We complied some tips and tricks to help our golfers succeed. Hopefully this success means they can win some of our prizes! Prepare the night before The early bird gets the worm! Or at least…

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Depression and Brain Injuries

Feelings of sadness, emptiness or hopelessness. Disinterest in daily activities. Fatigue or loss of energy. These are just some of the symptoms of one of the most prevalent mental health disorders, depression, which affects approximately 1 in 10 people. However, when the person suffering from depression has a brain injury, these details may change. SYMPTOMS…

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Fight the February Blues

February is notoriously known as one of the hardest months to get through. In December, the holidays keep people occupied, and in January, there is the afterglow of the holidays. Then comes February—28 or 29 bleak, gray days which can send some into a hopeless funk that lasts approximately until the first daffodils bloom in mid-March….

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