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Did you know? There are Some Unhealthy Breakfasts for Fibromyalgia Patients

I was reading at the website Healthculture.com and discovered that some of the breakfasts many of us currently eat have been found to actually not be good for fibromyalgia patients.
5 Worst Breakfast For Fibromyalgia
Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches…who knew?  I thought the protein in peanut butter would be ok,  but not for fibromyalgia. Then the jelly has sugar so it doesn’t help as it causes inflammation….

  • Posted: 22nd Jul 2016
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Bake Sale Going On Now

CIL is having a bake sale today.  Come and get some great baked goods.
See you there!!

Change Towards Change Is Back By Popular Demand.

  Change Towards Change is back by popular demand. Please look for us  and donate your extra change. No donation too small or too large. Your donations add up to make a difference in the life or lives of our community members. Some of the programs and activities which benefit from your donations are listed below.

perishable items such as

photocopy paper…

Picnic Planned 20th July 2016

The 20th July Cowichan Independent Living is having a picnic in Centennial Park in Duncan.  The menu includes a hot dog or burger, chips, salad, and drink, all for $5 and and a donation for the local food bank.  Currently our food bank is in need of baby supplies such as …

  • Posted: 30th Jun 2016
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Glenora Farm Fundraising Concert

Glenora Farm Fundraising Concert for Special Olympics. July 16, 2016  1-4 pm

4766 Waters Road, Duncan


Safe At Home

  On 22nd June, we had a  fabulous workshop on being  safe at home.

I apologize for lack of  posting on my part.

In case you missed this, we hope to repeat the workshop so more can attend. I know you won’t want to miss Mike & Daena’s next presentation! Keep your eyes peeled for the date and time. They shared valuable …

  • Posted: 29th Jun 2016
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Thursday Opportunities at CIL

If you have a skill you’d like to share or if you desire a special topic for a workshop or group, please contact Necole to discuss and set it up.

BBQ at CIL Canada Day Celebration


Come join us from 11 am to 2 pm. There will be hot dogs, burgers, chips served by donation. Let’s celebrate Canada Day together with an awesome BBQ.

Cowichan Independent Living

103-121 First Street


  • Posted: 27th Jun 2016
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CIL In-Service Day

Today, 27 June 2016, at Cowichan Independent Living We took the afternoon off at the office to come together as workers and valued volunteers to learn a few safety measures. First we had the Duncan Fire Department come in and teach us a bit about action plans and proper use of a fire extinguisher etc.. These guys were awesome.. They made us laugh and taught us a few things as …