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Meet The Singhs: and learn about Juvenile Diabetes

For as long as I can remember I have had to check my blood everyday while I am at school.

Usually my parents or my teacher will help me test my blood to make sure my sugar levels are normal, but now mom and dad have let me be in charge of my testing kit and pricking my finger. It’s a lot of responsibility and makes me feel very grown up.

Ali is 9 years… Continue reading

Meet The Whites: and Understand the Impact of Alzheimer’s

“How could you have forgotten Jimmy’s birthday, Mom? He is your first grandchild!” 

Over the past year, Sarah had noticed the memory of her 68-year-old mother, Martha, declining. It started as simply misplacing household items, forgetting about special dates, and missing appointments. Sarah just assumed forgetfulness was a part of the normal aging process.

Sarah soon realized her mother’s frequent forgetfulness wasn’t normal when Martha inadvertently started a small kitchen fire at her house.… Continue reading

Guest Speakers Announced + Tickets Are Now On Sale!

Our first phase of guest speakers was announced today! The moderator for the main stage will be Kevin Frankish, who can be seen each weekday morning on “BT-BreakfastTelevision” and has been recognized repeatedly for his career achievements and community involvement.

For a list of current guest speakers please visit our “Speakers” tab! We have a variety of industry experts to help your family!

Tickets are now available on our website! You can purchase them directly… Continue reading

Meet the Lees; His Story Might Just Save Your Life

Last winter, 67-year-old Michael Lee went to his doctor for his annual check-up.  He hadn’t been for five years, at which time he was at least 25 pounds lighter.  Michael had intended to walk and stretch daily.  He really wanted to start riding his bike again.  His intentions were good.

But, the months and years raced by.  And as time passed, the pounds snuck their way on to his frame.… Continue reading

How You Can Join Other Families to Raise Awareness & Reduce Stigma

Sometimes the obvious escapes us.

Family Support Expo, “Solutions Waiting To Happen”, October 20 -21, 2012, at the International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, marks a new chapter in the family lives of Ontarians. More than 60% of Canadians struggle with three very personal and often frustrating challenges:

• Separation and divorce • Medical issues • Mental health issues.

These three problem areas affect so much: the smiles on children’s faces, the ability for Moms and Dads… Continue reading

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