Episode 44 – Navigating Parkinson’s Disease

Today, we learn about the history of McLuhan House with Chris Chang-Yen Phillips. And we meet Shiv and Rajah, a couple that has been managing life with Parkinson ’s disease for over a year. Tune in and learn how the Parkinson’s Association of Alberta is helping them navigate the complex care network needed to maintain their quality of life.

Links:
Find out more about the resources Parkinson’s Association of Alberta can offer.
Be sure to visit McLuhan House and learn more about the man himself: Marshall McLuhan.

Grants:
Awards for Students Experiencing Financial Need
Alexandra M. Munn Scholarships and John and Andrea Wallin Awards
Edmonton Rufugee and Emerging Communities Awards
Young Edmonton Grants
*All deadlines to apply for these grants is May 15th.

The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton Community Foundation. And is a proud, affiliate member of the Alberta Podcast Network.

Music used in McLuhan House History Series segment:
“Kovd” by Blue Dot Sessions, licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial License
http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Blue_Dot_Sessions/Fjell/Kovd

Episode 43 – Jasper Place Wellness Centre

Today, Elizabeth goes on a tour of Jasper Place Wellness Centre (JPWC). JPWC is an amazing organization that focuses on five divisions to help strengthen the West Edmonton community: Education, Housing, Health, Food and Employment.

You’re going to hear about accessing health care with dignity, the importance of gathering with others to learn a new skill, and how meeting employees where they’re at can change lives. You’ll also find out what it sounds like to recycle a mattress!

Links:
Check out JPWC’s Weekly Services and Drop-In Schedule.
Learn more about their Medical Clinic.
Curious about Redemptive Developments?
Find out more about Food4Good.
See how JPWC is helping to end homelessness in Edmonton.
Read the Vital Signs report that helped lead to a grant for Food4Good.

MEME CONTEST
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PODCAST PARTY
Dear listeners, we have surpassed 10,000 downloads!! And we are so grateful for all your support. Please join us for a party to celebrate and say thanks to you!
When: April 18th, 2019 from 5 – 8 pm.
Where: Edmonton Community Foundation, 9910 103 street.
To RSVP Here by April 11!

The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton Community Foundation. And is a proud, affiliate member of the Alberta Podcast Network.

 

Episode 42 – Confident, Curious, Fearless Edmonton

On this episode, Chris Chang-Yen Phillips speaks with Stewart Lemoine about the beautiful Varscona Theatre. And we catch up with Sanjay Shahani about Connections & Exchanges: a 10-Year Plan To Transform Arts and Heritage In Edmonton.

Links:
See what’s happening at Varscona Theatre!
Learn more about Teatro La Quindicina.
Read Connections & Exchanges: a 10-Year Plan To Transform Arts and Heritage In Edmonton.
Check out the previous plan: The Art of Living
Read the most recent Vital Topic: Arts in Edmonton.
Don’t miss the latest episode from OtherWise: The Boats That Brought Us Here.

The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton Community Foundation. And is a proud, affiliate member of the Alberta Podcast Network.

 

Episode 41 – Answer Me a Riddle

On this episode, we hear all about Sphinxes! A hilarious improv group led by the female, trans and non-binary cast of Rapid Fire Theatre. They aim to challenge assumptions and explore the idea of femininity- and to make you laugh until you cry.

Links:
Get your tickets to see Sphinxes!
Don’t miss your chance to apply for these great Student Awards:
* Belcourt Brosseau Métis Awards
* Winspear Fund Scholarships for Advanced Classical Music
* Ranald and Vera Shean Memorial Scholarships
Due date for all three is March 31st.

Community Shout Out to a brand new book from Minister Faust (AKA Malcolm Azania) titled The Coyote Kings VS. The Myconauts of tPlutonium City. You can subscribe to this thrilling sequel through Patreon.

The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton Community Foundation. And is a proud, affiliate member of the Alberta Podcast Network.