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(and a few other healthcare-related tid-bits).

Please welcome Trina Mucha, Nurse Practitioner!
Our Nurse Practitioner (NP), Trina Mucha is accepting new patients! An NP provides primary health care services to those without a family doctor. An NP is an independent primary care professional with advanced nursing practice, who works independently and manages their own patient panels. They often work closely to support our family doctors and other health professions to provide comprehensive and continuous care

Trina brings more than 20 years of diverse experiences in various settings, including: family practice, OH&S, military, emergency, coroner and psychiatry.
NP Services: writing prescriptions, performing medical procedures such as pap tests & suture removal, ordering and interpreting lab tests (including routine cancer screening) and diagnosing and treating illnesses for patients from childhood to adulthood.

For Bow Valley residents seeking to see the Nurse Practitioner as their primary care provider, please call 403.675.3000 to book an appointment.

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2023 Community Class Registration is OPEN!
Wednesday Feb. 1 | 6 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
with Zarifa, Registered Dietitian

3 Tuesdays: March 7, 14, 21 | 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
with Heather, Registered Nurse & Betty, Lactation Consultant

4 Mondays: March 13, 20, 27 & April 3
6:30 p.m.–8 p.m.
with Kate Rive, Mental Health Clinician

Tuesday March 7 | 6:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
with Jolene Gunn Pharmacist

Tuesday March 14 | 9 a.m.–10 a.m.
with Zarifa, Registered Dietitian

Monday March 20 | 5:30 p.m.–7 p.m.
with Kiley Torti, Active Living Consultant

Visit the Community Class & Events Calendar for complete listings: bowvalleypcn.ca/events
Bow Valley Good Food Box
Upcoming order deadlines/pick-up dates:
Order Deadline: Jan 29 / Pick up: Feb 6
Order Deadline: Feb 26 / Pick up: March 6

Please visit: bowvalleypcn.ca/good-food-box to find out more about subsidies, how to order, deadlines and delivery dates.
Meet our Pharmacist: Jolene Gunn
"Ultimately, I am passionate about improving the lives of others; cures are not always possible but reducing suffering and improving someone’s quality of life, well that is certainly something I strive towards."

Meet our Pharmacist, Jolene Gunn, who brings passion, years of experience and provides education on topics such as sleep, neuroplasticity and pain management.

Jolene will review your medications and medical concerns with a goal of finding ways to optimize your health. From specific dosage questions, side effects, new treatment advice, or if you are looking to reduce the number of medications you take, Jolene is a great care provider to have on your health care team! Read more...

Request a consultation with Jolene (check off Pharmacist)
2SLGBTQI+ History and Awareness Training
Saturday, March 11 | 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Gain a deeper understanding of Queer History, Queer Language and how to show up in active allyship for 2SLGBTQI+ people.Learn from DEI facilitator, Aurora Borin, in the first part of the workshop, then digest what you have learned with brave discussions facilitated by the team at Scale Naturally and Frankie D’s Donuts.
1-5pm, snacks provided

This free class will take place at Arts Place, Presented by Canmore Pride in partnership with Bow Valley DEI, Frankie D’s Donuts and Scale Naturally

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 [email protected] 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: Thursday, Feb. 16 | 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Call or email for more info: 403-763-8418 or  [email protected].
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