Spring & Summer 2023
You are receiving this email newsletter because you have utilized Bow Valley PCN service(s) &/or have subscribed to our newsletter specifically. The monthly newsletter will keep you up to date with what is going on at the Bow Valley PCN
(and a few other healthcare-related tid-bits).

Spring & Summer 2023
Community Classes

Tuesday June 6 | 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
with Zarifa Monson, Registered Dietitian
In person at Canmore Recreation Centre

Celebrate Senior’s Week in Canmore! Learn how to eat for brain health and gain tips to put it into practice.
Tuesday May 9 | 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
with Jolene Gunn, Pharmacist

Understanding neuroplasticity can help you rewire your brain to improve your life, including helping you manage pain, mental health conditions, improve memory, and learn to create or break habits. Read Jolene's top reasons to develop your neuroplasticity.
3 Tuesdays May 9, 16 and 23 | 6 p.m.–9 p.m.
with Heather Koppang, Registered Nurse

Wednesday May 10 | 5:30 p.m.–7 p.m.
with Kiley Torti, Active Living Consultant

Wednesday, May 10 | 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
with Zarifa Monson, Registered Dietitian

Wednesday, May 17 | 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
with Zarifa Monson, Registered Dietitian
Visit the Community Class & Events Calendar for complete listings & to
Bow Valley Good Food Box
Next Order Deadline: May 21
Next Pick up: May 29

Please visit: bowvalleypcn.ca/good-food-box to find out more about subsidies, how to order, & the next deadlines and pick-up dates.

Have you heard about the GFB's No-Cook-Box option?
Community Calendar
We’ve recently launched a calendar to share free health & wellness programs in the Bow Valley. We invite anyone offering a program that is: free, related to health & wellness, and available to residents of the Bow Valley to submit events via our online form.

Take a look at the Community Calendar or search by topic:

Child, Youth and Family Addictions and Mental Health FREE online programming for Parents and Caregivers
Visit www.cyfcaregivereducation.ca for resources and online programming for parents and caregivers to support mental wellness in children and youth.
Seniors' Centre Without Walls Phone-Based Programming
Open to older adults aged 55+ living anywhere in Alberta who find it difficult to leave their homes and are not tech-savvy.

Programs are free of charge and accessible by phone via a toll-free number.

For more information and to view the schedule visit: edmontonsouthsidepcn.ca/scww

To register, call the Edmonton Southside Primary Care Network
at 780-395-2626.
Wellspring Alberta
Wellspring Alberta is a registered charity offering programs and services that meet the emotional, social and practical needs of people living with cancer – those diagnosed, caregivers and kids.

If you or a loved one has cancer, Wellspring is here for you, visit wellspringalberta.ca to find out more.
The Palliative Care Society of the Bow Valley (PCSBV)
Those navigating grief and loss of a loved-one and invited to access many free services provided by the Palliative Care Society of the Bow Valley. Services include: grief support walking group, speaker series, consultations: one on one, family or group sessions from 30 minutes to half-day workshops. Visit: pcsbv.ca/programs

Thanks to generous donors, PCSBV provides client services without a fee.

For more info on any client services please contact the PCSBV's Grief Support Navigator via email at bill.harder@pcsbv.ca or by calling 403-458-0433.
Bow Valley Stroke Support Group Meeting

Have you or someone you know suffered a stroke? This is an opportunity to participate in a virtual 'living with stroke' monthly meeting in a safe supportive environment with other survivors who can identify with how all aspects of our lives have been affected.

The program offers fellowship, encouragement and conversation. Meetings include friendship, education and opportunities to express where we are in a space with people who understand. 

NEXT Zoom meeting: Third Thursday of the Month | 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Call or email for more info: 403-763-8418 or  beginning2c@gmail.com.
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