Wellness Blog

Wellness is an interactive process of becoming aware of and practicing healthy choices to create a more successful and balanced lifestyle.

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Trauma Parenting Workshop

Trauma Parenting Workshops are being offered in the Region of Waterloo for parents/caregivers of children and youth who have experienced trauma. There are 2 sessions in the Trauma Informed Parenting Series: Part one: September 18, 2019 (06:00 – 08:30 pm) Part two: September 25, 2019 (06:00 – 08:30 pm) Registrations required. Please take a look… Read more »

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Ride for Refuge

Our communications team has been busy gearing up for the 3rd annual Ride for Refuge. Taking place on Saturday, October 5th, the biking and walking event will be a great way to get active with the family and help support Carizon!   Our goal is to surpass the amount of participants we had last year… Read more »

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The Carizon Copa

The Carizon Copa Community Soccer tournament will be taking place on Sunday July 28th at Waterloo Park. Previously referred to as the KW Copa, the tournament is meant to promote diversity and community engagement within the Waterloo region. You are welcome to come out and cheer on the teams as they take the field!

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Volunteer Week

Want to Feel Healthier and Happier? – Volunteer!

As National Volunteer Week approaches (April 7 – 13th), we look forward to celebrating our volunteers at Carizon! Volunteers help improve quality of life for others. Volunteers also gain valuable experience, develop new skills and studies show that involved Canadians enjoy improved overall health. Every day at Carizon we witness the benefits of having volunteers… Read more »

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Tax Time is here.

We should all be completing our returns…why? When we hear that it’s tax time again, many of us wince at the thought. But, there are many benefits to completing your tax returns. Here are some you should be thinking about: For the Employee: To verify that your employer has deducted CPP, EI Benefits and Income… Read more »

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Tips to Nurture Loving Relationships All Year Long

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and Carizon staff share some skills and traits that help to nurture and sustain loving relationships all year long. Love yourself. If you have self love, you can tolerate differences in others. If you feel good about you, your behaviour tends to be in keeping with how you feel about… Read more »

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Low Cost Ideas for Winter Family Activities

Family Day is fast approaching – Monday, February 18th. It is a time to celebrate families and to think about how spending time together can strengthen our relationships. The staff at Carizon has provided a list of winter family activities that are either free or low cost and provide fun for the whole family on… Read more »

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Me Day Feb 20

6 Reasons You Should Practice Self Care and Participate in #MEdayWR

Last year, during the month of February, Carizon started a new initiative – we designated February as a month for self-care. Knowing that these last months of winter contribute to the blahs, the whole idea behind the movement was to encourage people to undertake self-care activities that promote wellness. Carizon also designated a day in the middle of… Read more »

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