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Walking Without Waste – Winter 2021

Posted by on June 7, 2021 in Support Group, Walking

Kicking off on February 3rd with SHAPE’s Winter Walk Day, the Bow valley PCN’s Walking Without Waste initiative encouraged people to get outside and move their bodies everyday during one […]

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Recipe: Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Pecans & Maple Syrup

Posted by on March 25, 2021 in Nutrition

Servings: 2-3 Total Time: 45 Minutes INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup pecans 3 slices bacon 1 pound brussels sprouts, halved (stem and ragged outer leaves removed) 1tablespoon extra virgin olive oil ¼ teaspoon salt freshly ground black pepper, […]

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The KAIROS Blanket Exercise: Reconciliation through Education and Understanding

Posted by on March 12, 2020 in Indigenous Health

Thirty four Bow Valley PCN representatives – physicians, Inter-Professional Team members and clinic managers and staff – plus five colleagues from AHS and Covenant Health participated in the KAIROS Blanket […]

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Building your medical home

Research has shown that building a trusting relationship with patients over time, together with coordinated care by health teams, can produce better health outcomes. The PMH model leads to enhanced […]

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PCN workshops forestall risks of heart disease, type-2 diabetes

“Eat close to nature, increase plant-based foods, avoid over-processed products and raise your activity levels.” These are the core messages Bow Valley PCN’s Registered Dietitian Zarifa Salzgeber delivers in two […]

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Our Volunteers

Posted by on May 8, 2018 in Mental Health, Women's Health

PCN volunteers work for free – because they’re priceless We say our hard working PCN volunteers are priceless, but one way of estimating the contribution they make to the success […]

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New Year’s Resolutions – How Hard Can They Be?

Posted by on December 8, 2017 in Men's Health, Mental Health, Women's Health

Having a hard time sticking to your goals? Did you make a New Year’s resolution you really want to achieve, but are worried about keeping going with it beyond the […]

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Falls Fairs to Prevent Trips and Tumbles

Posted by on September 8, 2017 in Fall Prevention, Men's Health, Women's Health

November is Falls Prevention month, with a focus on helping seniors in particular understand what they can do to avert falls through strategies such as keeping active, correcting vision problems […]

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QuitCore’s collaborative approach cuts tobacco habit

  The aim of Bow Valley Primary Care Network’s QuitCore program is to deliver the tools and skills that lead to successful curbing of tobacco addiction. However, an added bonus […]

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Easy Rider: Banff’s Big Red Bike is for everyone with experience of life (but not necessarily bike riding)

A fun ride on Banff’s 4-seater bike is safe and simple, with adaptable and adjustable power-assisted pedalling, comfy seats with back support and seat-belts for safety. Bow Valley PCN’s Active […]

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