Category: Mental Health

Food from Home 2021

Posted by on October 18, 2021 in Home Garden, Mental Health, Nutrition

An initiative by the Bow Valley PCN, Town of Canmore, and Bow Valley Food Alliance, Food From Home encouraged people to take growing food into their own hands while taking […]

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Mamiko’s Story

Posted by on October 13, 2021 in Community, Mental Health, Support Group, Volunteerism

October 11-17, 2021 is CONNECT to COMMUNITY Week in the Bow Valley, presented by Bow Valley Immigration Partnership. In celebration of this week we were able to connect with 25-year […]

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Quarantine 19 – Sound Familiar?

Tumultuous. That seems like a reasonable word to describe the last 18 months since COVID-19 disrupted our lives. Our habits and routines shifted in response to the change around us. […]

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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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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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