Nutrition Tips Winter 2015

Children who have meals with their family not only eat better and are healthier; they learn to socialize and do better in school. Family meals give a time and place to keep up with what is going on with everyone, help each other out, and tell family stories. Enjoying family meals help to keep food in its place as only one of life's great pleasures. Pay attention to the food and enjoy it when it is time to eat, forget about it between times. A rushed morning without breakfast can make eating well challenging. Try these quick breakfast ideas: A long afternoon commute can make eating well challenging. Pack a snack for the afternoon before your ride so you aren’t over hungry when you get home. Healthy food choices at home and at school can help students do better in school and be healthier over all. Part of learning about healthy eating is practicing. If your children’s’ school does not teach food preparation, ask your school administration how you can help to support offering classes. Snack foods like chips, candy, and pop fill children up, but don’t supply any of the nutrition they need to grow and learn. These foods should not be offered in school. Help the school community council and school administration in your children’s school to promote healthy foods in the school.

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Adult Speech and Language Pathology

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Adults who require Speech-Language Pathology Services will be seen by the Adult Speech-Language Pathologist. 

Speech-Language Pathology is the rehabilitative or corrective treatment of physical and/or cognitive deficits/disorders resulting in difficulty with communication. This program deals with adults who have problems in expressive and receptive communication.

The Speech-Language Pathologists are integral members of the swallowing assessment team as well.

Sun Country Health Region offers Speech-Language Pathology Services for adults with a variety of speech, voice, language, cognitive-linguistic, and/or swallowing disorders.

With the adult population, this may include individuals who have suffered a stroke, head injury, or who have progressive degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Parkinson's Disease. The Speech-Language Pathologist may also work with people who have had head and neck surgery, including a laryngectomy.

Speech-Language Pathology services are provided to adults in acute and long term care facilities throughout Sun Country Health Region, as well as on an outpatient basis.

Adult Speech-Language Pathologists
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Box 2003, Weyburn SK
S4H 2Z9

For general information on Speech-Language Pathology, visit the following links:
Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists

Saskatchewan Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association