COVID-19 Fact Checking Workshop

18th May 2020

On May 15, 2020 RECAA participated in a fact checking workshop put on by ACT (Ageing, Communication, Technologies). The workshop went over some simple steps individuals can take to make sure in the information they are reading and sharing is accurate. Most importantly we went over 4 questions you can ask yourself when reading material […]

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Helpful Resources

5th May 2020

Here is a list of resources that you might find helpful about COVID-19. Click on them to access the information. Corona Virus information for the ethnic communities many languages Seniors Action Quebec resource list Table de concertation des aîné.e.s d’île de Montréal Corona virus: live on different surfaces: Is the Virus on My Clothes? My […]

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Welcome Voices by Jennifer Chew

1st May 2020

Zara raced her walker, anxious to get to the phone, stepping between the spring sunshine crisscrossing the wooden floors, rugs no longer impeding the wheels. “Hello.”  She’d made it.  No answer. “Hello,” she repeated, with pursed lips, annoyance creeping into her being. It was happening again, as usual. Expecting the rude sound of the dial […]

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Thoughts by Marguerite Kephart

27th April 2020

I don’t know about you, but I have been experiencing insomnia lately. Not that my sleep pattern is perfect, but I keep having anxiety dreams that wake me up in the middle of the night. Mostly they are about things I am trying to do and can’t manage… and sometimes I dream that I am […]

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Thoughts by Marietta Lubelsky

27th April 2020

There is no replacement for the physical touch and face to face interaction. I am afraid that using all the substitutes i.e. face time, zoom etc will only reinforce physical isolation in the future.  The frequency of texting will also increase, which eliminates the underlying voice nuances in communication. In addition, it further destroys our ability […]

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