Delivered in a mix of Gujarati, Kutchi, and English by Alwaez Karim Dewji, this session discusses the various stages of grief, as well as the psychological and social aspects experienced by the bereaved. He also explores faith-based perspectives of life and death and suggests possible coping mechanisms in the current environment.
Join a Loving Kindness exercise to help you get in touch with love. Love for yourself, your family, and those around you. This exercise will put a smile on your face.
Join the Seniors Portfolio, in collaboration with the Community Counseling Services, for "Thinking and Feeling," an informative virtual program by Dr. Kurban Madhani in Gujrati on living a happy and healthy life. Learn about dementia and techniques on how to prevent it to live a happy life during an elderly age. An important program for the senior members of the Jamat and their families.
Looking at each individual family member’s physical and psychological well-being as well as the quality of relationships between each family member is important in understanding how to promote happiness within a family unit.
Le Dr Bilkis Vissandjee interviewe deux conférenciers: le Dr Cécile Rousseau, psychiatre, et Nadira Imambaskh, praticienne experte en psychologie positive. Ces échanges visent à partager des conseils pour mieux faire face aux situations difficiles.
Join Dr. Zain Chagla, Dr. Karim Ali, and Moderator Shallah Jamal-Somani in a discussion about what is known about the virus, as well as the epidemiology both worldwide and in Canada. They will focus on risk factors, especially as it relates to age groups and medical conditions. The webinar is presented by frontline Infectious Disease Physicians. Dr. Zain Chagla: Completed his BSc and MD at Queen’s University, Internal Medicine Residency at Western University and an Infectious Diseases fellowship from McMaster University. He also has a Masters in Science (Infectious Diseases) and a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He is currently an Associate Professor at McMaster University, Co-Medical Director of Infection Control at St. Joseph’s Healthcare in Hamilton, Niagara Health System, as well as a Consultant in Infection Control at Woodstock General Hospital. Through the COVID response, Dr. Chagla has been a part of policy planning locally, provincially, and federally. He has been a part of numerous clinical trials on COVID-19 therapies, as well as had multiple publications on COVID-19 research, epidemiology, testing, and infection control. Dr. Karim Ali: Attended Ziauddin Medical University in Karachi, Pakistan. He then went on to complete his Internal Medicine Residency at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, as well as his Infectious Disease Fellowship at Creighton University and University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Dr. Ali joined Niagara Health in 2012 and established the Division of Infectious Diseases. He currently serves as the Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at Niagara Health.
A moderated discussion with two experts that will highlight challenges caregivers may face, present tools that can be used to cope with stress, and offer strategies to enhance caregiver resilience.
Concerned about student mental health and wellness during the COVID crisis? Learn from a child psychologist, mindfulness coach and naturopath on how to recognize mental health concerns and tips and tricks to help you thrive. Presented by AKYSB Canada.

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