Resources

The Internet can provide a wealth of information and knowledge, however, the sheer volume of data out there often makes it difficult to find relevant information quickly. Below, we have compiled a list of links to various websites and documents which may help you find what you’re looking for more easily…

Health Canada – A department of the Federal government which strives to help Canadians maintain and improve their health. A substantial amount of information is available on this site covering a wide range of health-related topics (diseases & ailments, nutrition, medical law, assistance programs, etc.)

TeleHealth Ontario – A free, confidential telephone service you can call to get health advice or general health information from a Registered Nurse.

HealthyOntario.com – Explore the site for nutrition and fitness information, health assessment tools, health stories, and a list of healthcare resources in your neighbourhood. You can also find information on medical conditions, prescription drugs and much more.

The Ontario Association of Community Health Centres – The “umbrella group”.

The Champlain Local Health Integration Network – Rainbow Valley CHC’s funding organization.

Renfrew County Health Unit

Killaloe Community Resource Centre

Community Care Access Centre

Healthy Pregnancy Information – Information for women thinking about becoming pregnant, women who are pregnant and women who have already had their baby.

Barry’s Bay Seniors Home Support – Serving Barry’s Bay and Area

Eganville & District Seniors Home Support – Serving Eganville and Area

Fitness Source – The only way to maintain function is to engage in movements that keep the body moving – no pill gives such benefits. The Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging has created a Tiered Excercise Program (TEP) to help you maintain function.

Opeongo Senior Fitness – Learn more about the 50 + Club Adult Fitness Programs.

Opeongo Senior Fitness – Learn more about the Adult Fitness Programs.

Stress Relief – A quick and easy yoga routine for men and women that works to relieve stress.

Benefits of Walking

Breast Cancer Society of Canada

Heart and Stroke Information – Information for adults and kids.

Healthy Eating – Eating well with Canada’s Food Guide.

OneTouch – Manufacturers of blood glucose meters.

Life Source – Manufacturers of blood pressure monitors.