JANUARY 2022 NEWS & UPDATES
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).

New Year - New YOU!
Happy 2023! We're excited to welcome a new year and help you reach your health goals. Whether it's starting a fitness routine, improving your diet and nutrition, managing a health condition, or supporting your mental wellness we've got something for you. Get in touch to gain valuable support and resources from our team of qualified healthcare providers!

Better Eating & Nutrition:

Active Living:

Pain Management:

Managing Medications:
  • Book a consultation with our Pharmacist to review your medications

Family Doctor or Primary Care Provider:

Food Security:
  • Visit the Bow Valley Food Alliance, bvfa.ca page for a full list of where to access healthy, fresh and affordable or free meals.
  • Order fresh produce from the Good Food Box, subsidies are available to those in need.
2023 Community Class Registration is OPEN!
Tuesday, Jan. 17 | 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 19 | 12 noon–1 p.m.

8 Wednesdays, Jan 25 | 10 a.m. – 12 noon

Wednesday, Feb. 1 | 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.


Visit the Community Class & Events Calendar for complete listings: bowvalleypcn.ca/events
Bow Valley Good Food Box
NEXT ORDER DEADLINE: Sunday, January 29, 2023
Please visit: bowvalleypcn.ca/good-food-box to find out more about subsidies, how to order, deadlines and delivery dates.

Pick up: Monday, Feb. 6 - all locations
Meet our Registered Dietitian Zarifa Monson!
Diet and nutrition have been shown to impact many aspects of your overall health, mental health and life expectancy.

So what can you do to improve your diet and nutrition? You can connect with our Registered Dietition, for FREE, in-person or virtually! Get to know a bit more about Zarifa:

What is one thing people can do right now to improve their diet and nutrition?
Z: Include more variety in their food choices – try new veggies (radicchio), fruit, protein choices and whole grains. Read more...
ANNOUNCEMENTS
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: Thursday, Jan 19 | 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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