Archive for month: January, 2015

Let’s Take the Next Steps Toward a Medical Clinic

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health clinic signThe Caring Circle has had some major successes- from providing a health care services portal, health programming, a driver program and advocacy work to improve health services on Bowen.

Another related initiative has been the nascent offshoot Community Medical Clinic Society, dedicated to the establishment and maintenance of a primary health care facility. Sounds simple, but getting a clinic up and running will require hard work, vision, money and persistence. Fortunately, some great models have been developed by similar communities.
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New Year’s Resolutions from the Couch

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Here we are, New Year’s Eve, and many of us find ourselves contemplating our New Year’s resolutions. It’s a good time to take stock of where we have been and where we want to go. Tonight we indulge in the last sugar/alcohol/cigarettes of 2014 while making plans to head out to the gym tomorrow after the Polar Bear Swim. We may be setting goals for being more organized, spending time with friends and family or learning to play the guitar. Teens and university students may be deciding to study differently, while others are setting concrete financial goals.

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Free On-island Hearing Tests

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Mainland logo

Happy New Hear!

Free On-Island Hearing Screening Tests at the Bowen Island Caring Circle
Friday, January 16th, 2015

Mainland Hearing will be on-island on Friday, January 16th, 2015 to offer free Hearing Screening tests at the Caring Circle. The test will take about 20 minutes.
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Secrets to Aging Well

Categories: Activities, AgingAuthor:

couple toasting

Secrets to Aging Well
Bowen Island Studio
By donation
2- 5 PM January 10

Are you in your 50s, 60s or 70s? Do you wish you had more energy, physical endurance and emotional stamina? Do you sometimes worry about your physical and mental health and your future? Do you find yourself eating or drinking too much; wasting hours on social media or on the couch watching TV to avoid thinking about where you are in your life?
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