For Bowen’s Health

March 7, 2013

Bowen Island Undercurrent Published: March 07, 2013 2:00 PM This week, the Bowen Island Health Resource Guide will arrive in postal boxes all across the island. The Caring Circle Health Advisory Committee hopes that the publication will become a resource for seeking health care information and recommends that islanders keep it in a prominent place.…

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Caring Circle Office Opens

February 14, 2013
Colleen and Lynda sitting

Bowen Island Undercurrent Published: February 14, 2013 3:00 PM On Wednesday, February 20, Caring Circle will be opening a health resource centre beside the Village Baker at 997 Dorman Road. We are pleased to announce that volunteer Colleen O’Neil will be there, acting as a health navigator/co-ordinator. She is available to explore any questions you…

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Making Bowen More Age-Friendly

January 18, 2013

By Susanne Martin – Bowen Island Undercurrent Published: January 17, 2013 8:00 PM A grant of $19,993 has been awarded to the Bowen Island Municipality with the aim to help create programs or tools that address the needs of older residents. At Seniors Keeping Young (SKY) last Monday, January 14, the discussion revolved around the…

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Creating a Safety Net for Health Challenges

December 14, 2012

Diane Marshall By Susanne Martin – Bowen Island Undercurrent Published: December 14, 2012 10:00 AM Many island residents choose to live on Bowen because they value the quality of life. But in times of accidents or failing health, they may re-evaluate their choice. Diane Marshall believes that we need to build a safety net, especially…

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Health Survey Will Inform Priorities and Resource Allocation

December 7, 2012

By Susanne Martin – Bowen Island Undercurrent Published: December 07, 2012 9:00 AM Until Sunday, December 16, Bowen residents have a chance to participate in a survey that gauges the health and well-being of North Shore residents. While the survey does not exclusively focus on islanders, Dr. Jat Sandhu, regional director of the Public Health…

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Caring Circle Lends a Hand with Research

October 19, 2012
hands holding

By Susanne Martin – Bowen Island Undercurrent Published: October 19, 2012 02:00 PM What do you do when you or a family member gets ill and needs to be cared for in a home on Bowen? In the case of an accident or emergency, there might not be a lot of time to do the…

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