Did you know it’s PWS month!?

May 1, 2020

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Do you know what PWS is?  Did you know we’re celebrating awareness this month for a syndrome that affects 1 in every 15,000 people?  

Pradar-Willi Syndrome (PWS) is a rare genetic disorder, and because it’s so rare it’s even more important to promote awareness and advocacy!  PWS is most commonly known for affecting appetite regulation, causing hyperphagia (excessive appetite), which can be life threatening. We have Adults in Motion friends who live with PWS and they deserve to have understanding and support – so check out this video to learn more about something very important… 

COVID ‘Face-Covering’ Opinions

The government of Canada has advice for us to wear ‘face masks’ to stop the spread of germs during COVID-19.  I totally get this and advocate for the same.  But I personally have asked some recent questions about whether  ‘face shields’ are just as efficient as ‘face masks’ in stopping the spread?   To me, ‘face

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cAIMbridge saves the day!

Did you know there are hero’s among us!? Dressed in everyday AIM clothing? Check out this story…. For three years, Cambridge staff and participants have been taking pride in their weekly Meals on Wheels delivers.  This volunteer placement began when the program first opened. At the time, there were fewer participants, so it seemed like

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Silver Linings Everywhere!

If you asked me eight weeks ago what what my most significant work concerns were,  I would’ve replied with a smorgasbord of topics ranging from new contract clauses to the disappointment of our new curtains being discontinued.  But honestly, as I sit here thinking, it’s hard to even imagine what I was worried about eight

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My very best friends

Sometimes I forget how completely lucky I am. The other day while riding the bus downtown with some of our participants, I watched a woman with her two small children. She looked exhausted as she attempted to calm them, reminding them to sit down; I could hear the frustration in her voice at times. As

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