Jessica Kim tells her story. Watch the video here.
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For Jessica Kim, the impact of BC’s health system on immigrants and refugees is a personal story, and her hope for a better quality system – one that is able to treat immigrants and refugees with the same level of care as everyone else – is a personal one as well. From language barriers to… Read more »
The Healing Power of a Makeover – Caroline MacGillivray at Health Talks Don’t have time to watch the presentation? Listen to it on your phone or portable music player! Download the mp3 version here. (Right-click the link and choose “Save Link As”)
A case study in how dignity can create hope. Watch the video here.
15 years ago, Caroline MacGillivray founded Beauty Night Society and, since then, has helped more than 50,000 women in poverty through “life makeovers”: wellness, life skills development, and beauty makeovers to help build the self-esteem to transform their lives. For Caroline, a makeover represents more than just painted nails and a haircut; it’s about beginning… Read more »
George Watson had a heart-stopping QF16 experience… Read about it here.
We all embark upon a new project with excitement and anticipation. We think this is going to be the one that will address that important issue, or solve that longstanding bugbear. Sometimes it actually works out the way we hope, and we are rightfully overjoyed. Much more commonly, though, we experience unplanned or unknown challenges… Read more »
How Dena Kanigan fosters dignity at end-of-life. Watch here.
Dena Kanigan is a nurse who specializes in geriatrics and palliative care, and has spent the past eight years working at Castleview Care Center, a 45-bed residential care home in Castlegar, BC. Despite her passion for her work, she knows what preconceptions most people hold about living in residential care at end of life. With… Read more »
Living, Laughing, and Loving at End of Life – Dena Kanigan at Health Talks Don’t have time to watch the presentation? Listen to it on your phone or portable music player! Download the mp3 version here. (Right-click the link and choose “Save Link As”)