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Workshops planned for older adults

Posted on 15 September 2021 by Editor | Comments (0)

Two new workshop series designed for older adults will be offered this fall.  The first is the six-part series Living…Continue Reading

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Albertans turn to alcohol, cannabis to deal with PTSD symptoms in pandemic

Posted on 19 May 2021 by staff | Comments Off on Albertans turn to alcohol, cannabis to deal with PTSD symptoms in pandemic

People who have never before struggled with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are beginning to show symptoms and turn to substances…Continue Reading

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Green Shirt Day promotes organ donation

Posted on 24 March 2021 by staff | Comments Off on Green Shirt Day promotes organ donation

The third annual Green Shirt Day is one month away. Leading up to Green Shirt Day on April 7, The…Continue Reading

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Speaker: People can lead fulfilled lives with dementia

Posted on 09 October 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Speaker: People can lead fulfilled lives with dementia

Patience, understanding, respect and kindness are keys when dealing with people who have dementia. Monica Zadnik of the Alzheimer Society…Continue Reading

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Man Van coming to Market On Main

Posted on 28 August 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Man Van coming to Market On Main

Fort Macleod and district men aged 40 years and over can get a free blood test Thursday, Aug. 29 that…Continue Reading

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AHS issues Hantavirus caution

Posted on 20 June 2019 by staff | Comments Off on AHS issues Hantavirus caution

Albertans are reminded to take simple steps to protect themselves from hantavirus, a potentially fatal illness that primarily affects the…Continue Reading

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Creating drug awareness can slow opioid crisis

Posted on 16 May 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Creating drug awareness can slow opioid crisis

Informing people of the danger of fentanyl and carfentanil is the best way to stop the opioid crisis in southern Alberta. That was the message delivered Thursday by RCMP Const. Ben Stubbe. “Our best weapon is information,” Stubbe said during his presentation at the Fort Macleod and District Community Hall. Recent reports show 582 people…Continue Reading

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Man Van is rolling into Fort Macleod

Posted on 27 March 2019 by staff | Comments Off on Man Van is rolling into Fort Macleod

Don’t worry guys, it’s a blood test, not a glove test. The Man Van will be at Fort Macleod Curling…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Man Van turnout above average

Posted on 05 September 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod Man Van turnout above average

The chance to have their PSA tested through a simple blood test proved a strong attraction Thursday for men in…Continue Reading