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Therapy rabbit becomes part of the Youville Home care team

Not so long ago, Barbara Green wasn’t interested in leaving her room. And then she met Lily, an unusual friend.Living with ...

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Washing hands is a simple way to protect yourself from getting sick.

Five effective steps to proper hand cleaning

With the flu season in full swing, it’s more important than ever to take preventative steps in stopping the spread of ...

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Top five things you can do to prevent the flu

The flu virus is active in Alberta and there are several steps people can take to stay healthy. Immunization tops the ...

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Trudy Skidnook and her mother, Helen Skidnook, live at the Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre.

Mother and daughter together again in long-term care

Editor’s note: We are saddened to learn of Helen’s passing. Loved by many, she will be missed. When Trudy Skidnook moved ...

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“Busy blankets” calm residents with dementia.

“Busy blankets” calm residents with dementia

Busy blankets keep fidgeting hands occupied and have a soothing effect on symptoms of agitation, restlessness and anxiety

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Nurse Julie Rondeau consults with Dr. Martin Botha, one of the hospitalists at St. Mary’s Hospital in Camrose.

Doctors hired in Camrose to specialize in hospital care

St. Mary’s Hospital in Camrose has a different approach to caring for its patients. Instead of family doctors in the community ...

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