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Give wings to the butterfly of the Orléans Health Hub

Posted by on 22/11/2020 in News | 0 comments

Give wings to the butterfly of the Orléans Health Hub

The Forget for a Moment Foundation is launching a fundraising campaign for the creation of a living wall measuring more than 27 sq. meters (300 sq. ft.). It will be installed in the Services for Seniors waiting room of the Orleans Health Hub, whose opening is scheduled for the summer of 2021.

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The Forget For A Moment Foundation on the international scene

Posted by on 17/10/2020 in News | 0 comments

The Forget For A Moment Foundation on the international scene

On October 15, our President Emeritus and Founder, Jeannine Lafrenière, participated in a roundtable organized by the Fédération française Jardins, Nature et Santé. The theme of the roundtable was the place of nature in the health care process. Jeannine was invited to participate because the mission of our Foundation is to bring nature within healthcare facilities, something quite new for the French, who bring nature to such places by installing outdoors gardens. French video Click here to watch the entire...

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The soothing effects of the living wall at CHSLD Lionel-Émond

Posted by on 14/08/2020 in News | 0 comments

The soothing effects of the living wall at CHSLD Lionel-Émond

When people walk by, they comment on the wall’s beauty, its calming effects and its universal improvement to the café area.

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Marie-Paule Chartrand is the new Secretary-treasurer of the Foundation.

Posted by on 08/08/2020 in News | 0 comments

Marie-Paule Chartrand is the new Secretary-treasurer of the Foundation.

The Forget For A Moment Foundation is pleased to announce the arrival of Marie-Paule Chartrand as part-time Secretary-treasurer of the Foundation. Marie-Paule has had a long and distinguished career within the CBC Human Resources Department. With a B.A. in translation and writing from the Université du Québec en Outaouais, Marie-Paule launched her own business, MP Traduction Révision Rédaction. Hiring Marie-Paule has been made possible thanks to a grant from the Ottawa Community Foundation . Her arrival within our team means a very important...

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Our First Project at the CHSLD Ernest Brisson is still doing wonders

Posted by on 28/07/2020 in News | 0 comments

Our First Project at the CHSLD Ernest Brisson is still doing wonders

Our first project materialized on January 19, 2017 with the installation of a living wall donated by the Foundation to the CHSLD Ernest Brisson. Well ! Three years later, it is still very much appreciated. We have received another letter regarding our first wall.  (see previous letter of October 7, 2017) We are happy to note that despite the pandemic, things are still going well. This is not a true translation of the original French letter. With the author’s permission, this is simply an interpretation of the essence of Marie-Helene Carle’s...

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Let’s think of those who are perpetually confined!

Posted by on 23/06/2020 in News | 0 comments

Let’s think of those who are perpetually confined!

My sedum attracts butterfly Alain Pineau President – FORGET FOR A MOMENT FOUNDATION Over the past few months, we have experienced something that very few of us had ever lived through. Because of a life-threatening virus, we have been confined inside our homes, prevented from socializing with family and friends, and older people like me have had our normal activities severely curtailed because of our susceptibility to that virus.  This has been a very difficult period for the majority of us, especially after our long Canadian winter. We...

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We are proud of our wall at the CHSLD Lionel-Émond

Posted by on 03/04/2020 in News | 0 comments

We are proud of our wall at the CHSLD Lionel-Émond

Beauty managed to shine thru at the CHSLD Lionel-Émond in Gatineau.  If you’d like to see our walls in more residential homes and institutions, please make a donation to our...

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Wallemi Living Walls selected to build Gatineau’s Lionel-Émond living wall

Posted by on 22/02/2020 in News | 0 comments

Wallemi Living Walls selected to build Gatineau’s Lionel-Émond living wall

The Outaouais Integrated Health and Social Services Centre (CISSSO in French) has selected Wallemi Living Walls to design and install the living wall in Gatineau’s Lionel-Émond long term care facility (previously known as the Foyer du bonheur). Thanks to the partnership between the Fondation Santé Gatineau and the Forget For a Moment Foundation, the facility will benefit from the beauty and advantages of a living wall measuring 2.33 m. by 2.55 m. (7.6 ft by 8.4 ft). This is the second living wall donated to Gatineau by the Forget For a Moment...

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Jeannine Lafrenière appointed President Emeritus of the Foundation

Posted by on 23/01/2020 in News | 0 comments

Jeannine Lafrenière appointed President Emeritus of the Foundation

The Board of Directors of the Foundation Forget For A Moment has recently voted unanimously to name President Emeritus the founder of the Foundation Ms. Jeannine Lafrenière. After more than eight years of remarkable dedication, Ms. Lafrenière has decided to take a step back from the daily responsibilities of the Foundation and to retire from its Board of Directors.

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A SECOND LIVING WALL IN A GATINEAU LONG TERM CARE FACILITY IN 2020

Posted by on 19/12/2019 in News | 0 comments

A SECOND LIVING WALL IN A GATINEAU LONG TERM CARE FACILITY IN 2020

We are pleased to announce that, in partnership with the Gatineau Health Foundation, we will soon execute the installation of a living wall in the CHSLD Lionel-Émond (previously called Foyer du Bonheur), located on the street of the same name in the Hull sector of Gatineau, Québec.

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