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Learn How to Reverse Your Biological Clock Over Age 60

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  • Lose or increase weight by toning the body muscle
  • Keep your heart strong
  • Build lung capacity
  • Improve your balance and agility
  • Develop Mobility
  • Decrease risk of chronic diseases

All of this while having fun!

$12 per class or $20 per couple

Come on out and give it a try!

Collins Hall – Tuesdays – 9:15 – 10:00 am

Starts March 31, 2015

Info: (604) 495-5790

 

Jordan Sturdy, MLA, West Vancouver – Sea to Sky, Visits Caring Circle

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On March 19, 2015 Jordan Sturdy and his constituency assistant Sharon Thompson visited Caring Circle and chatted with Colleen O’Neil, Julia McCaig and Rebecca van der Giessen. They left with a better knowledge of what Caring Circle provides to its community and will be investigating how they could possibly assist us.

 

 

 

 

 

Access is Everything

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A long time ago, Izaak Walton said that health is “a blessing that money cannot buy.” We have, however, spent a great deal of money and come a very long way in health care since the seventeenth century, with incredible advances in medicine and greatly improved delivery and access to services.

But not everyone in our small part of the world finds that medical care is as accessible as it should be. In fact, many Bowen residents are obliged to travel to the mainland to receive primary health care. This is not just an inconvenience for a limited number of residents. It is in fact putting many islanders, particularly seniors and the very young, at unnecessary risk.
We are fortunate to have the excellent care provided by Dr. Suzanne Schloegl, the only family physician who lives and works on Bowen. She cannot, however, be expected to look after our more than 3,400 full-time residents, not to mention the “summer people” and visitors. Our doctor-patient ratio puts us on par with Madagascar and just a bit better than Bangladesh.

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