Chasity Delorme & JoLee Sasakamoose // Individual Nomination Community Support Network, initiated by Chasity and JoLee, took immediate action when COVID hit by providing essential services for Elders and other vulnerable Indigenous people in Regina. On August 14, 2020, the support network was honoured as a Conexus Kindness Capital Recipient of $5000. This funding helps sustain our work in protecting our Elders – they are our knowledge keepers. They are our university.
JoLee Sasakamoose holds up a herbed ice cube with lemon balm and basil. (submitted by JoLee Sasakamoose Regina women make care kits for isolated elders The Regina COVID-19 Volunteer Community Response Team has been supporting about 70 elders since March Julia Peterson · CBC News · Posted: Aug 11, 2020 6:16 PM CT
At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in Regina, the Regina COVID community response volunteer team started supporting Indigenous elders in the area who needed help while they self-isolate. Now, the group is looking into traditional methods of food preservation to make care kits for the winter months. Check out JoLee’s, Research Director, interview with CBC Morning Edition to learn more about how the team is working to protect and inspire the strength and resiliency of
Kokum Brenda Dubois volunteers to deliver special Mother’s Day packages. Photo: JoLee Sasakamoose Community network shines in crisis bringing help and hope to isolated Elders By University Advancement and Communications Posted: June 5, 2020
On October 30, 2019 in Calgary, AB, Wellness Wheel was awarded the Most Promising Idea Award sponsored by Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine at the 2019 W21C Innovation Academy. The W21C Research and Innovation Centre is based in the University of Calgary’s O’Brien Institute for Public Health and Alberta Health Services, the provincial health authority. W21C is a beta test site for new biomedical technologies, exemplary hospital design, novel approaches to health care delivery, and human factors
Chronic illness, addiction, mental health all focus in medical outreach initiative Wellness Wheel takes a community-led approach to provide Indigenous people with services Bryan Eneas · CBC News · Posted: Sep 27, 2019 7:40 PM CT | Last Updated: September 27, 2019