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This week's reflection

This week's reflection

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George Herbert

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25th Annual Palliative Care Education and Research Days

October 27th & 28th, 2014

A Legacy of Pride and Progression: Leading Practice Through a History of ExcellenceFantasyland Hotel, West Edmonton Mall  •  Edmonton ABWe are pleased to announce our plenary speakers: Sharon Baxter, MSW - Executuve Director, Canadian Hospice Palliativ...

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Women's Wellness Program Lecture Series: Life Lessons for Health

April 22 & 29, 2014

All about Breast Health: Get to know your breasts!Our breasts come in all shapes and sizes. They may be lumpy, bumpy, flat, perky, or droopy. Becoming familiar with your breasts and noticing any changes is very important. Join Dr. Kelly Dabbs, general sur...

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Osteoporosis Workshops

April - November, 2014

Sign UP and Invest in Your BonesOsteoporosis causes bones to become thin and brittle. The result is broken bones (fractures), particularly of the spine, hip and wrist. Join us to learn more about osteoporosis including risk factors, bone density reports, ...

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Staying Cool at Menopause Workshops

May 13, 2014

Straight Facts on Hormone Therapy and Other OptionsSeeking options for relief of menopause symptoms? Interested in bioidentical hormone therapy? Come to our evening seminar to learn:what happens in your body around the time of the last menstrual period.th...

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CIHR Cafe Scientifique presents: Pollution Concerns for Children’s Health in Alberta

March 29, 2014

The Children's Environmental Health Clinic (ChEHC) will host an interactive event concerning children's environmental health issues. The café will highlight the sources of pollution in Canada and, more specifically, in Alberta, and the known and suspected...

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National Health Ethics Week

March 3-8, 2014

Ethics Rounds: Conducting Family Conferences at End of Life The Covenant Health Ethics Centre is sponsoring a practical education session for health care professionals who participate in ‘family conferences’ as a means of improving communication and decis...

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Annual Prime Time for Women Conference

November 9, 2013

Enjoy a wide range of speakers, workshops and sessions as well as lunch and refreshments at the Annual Prime Time for Women Conference. Guest speaker, Reverend Audrey Brooks will spark your spirit to help you ‘seize every moment’, the conference theme thi...

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Menopause workshop

October 29, 2013

Staying Cool at Menopause: Straight Facts on Hormone Therapy and other OptionsAs a woman approaching menopause, you may be familiar with its uncomfortable symptoms and are seeking options for relief.  Perhaps you are interested in bioidentical hormon...

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24th Annual Palliative Care Conference

October 28/29, 2013

REGISTER! This two day conference provides healthcare professionals and volunteers with an opportunity to heighten their awareness of the palliative care needs in our community, enhance their knowledge in practical aspects of care and end-of-life iss...

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Caritas Foundation Charity Golf Tournament

August 13, 2013

Show your support for the community while enjoying a memorable day of golf and fellowship. Check out the Caritas Foundation’s website to learn how you can participate.

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Staying Cool at Menopause Workshop

May 28, 2013

Straight Facts on Hormone Therapy and other OptionsAs a woman approaching menopause, you may be familiar with its uncomfortable symptoms and are seeking options for relief. Perhaps you are interested in bioidentical hormone therapy as mentioned on the Opr...

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National Volunteer Week

April 21-27, 2013

Every year, many volunteers support the mission, vision, values and strategic plan of Covenant Health. Our volunteers touch the lives of our residents and patients as their families, walking with them through some of the most difficult times in their live...

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Catholic Health Alliance of Canada Annual Conference 2013

May 1-3, 2013

 Who is my Neighbour? The 2013 Conference of the Catholic Health Alliance of Canada will examine dimensions of a foundational story of Catholic health care—the parable of the Good Samaritan. The question 'Who is my neighbour?' focuses us on the centralit...

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Ethics Conference 2013

June 13, 2013

ETHICS CONFERENCE 2013 : RISKY BUSINESS The Ethics of Humility and Vulnerability in Health Care Conference Synopsis Deeply honest conversations are at the heart of all mutual, fulfilling relationships. When we talk with one another with openness and vu...

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Physician speaks to frontline staff about insomnia in geriatric patients

June 15, 2013

The average adult can sleep through the night with ease for seven to eight hours, which is just enough to help them function throughout the day. However, that luxury changes as you age. Insomnia is a common issue for many older adults, who tend to sleep m...

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Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week

February 11-17, 2013

February 11—17 is Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week. Join in on the action and exercise your power of kindness. Donate to Compassion Bags, an initiative by Volunteer Services at the Grey Nuns and  Misericordia Community Hospitals that provides patie...

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Annual Prime Time for Women Conference - Live for Today

November 10, 2012

Covenant Health’s Women’s Wellness Program presents Annual Prime Time for Women Conference. The event will be held on November 10, 2012 at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital. There will be almost 15 workshops and sessions to choose from during the conferenc...

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Covenant Health Youth Healthcare Camp

July 9 - Aug 3

Step into the shoes of a doctor, a nurse, a pharmacist or a physiotherapist! The Covenant Health Youth Healthcare Camp is a week-long day camp designed for students between 14 and 17 years of age who have an interest in pursuing a career in healthcare. Th...

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Caritas Foundation's “Everyone’s A Winner” Charity Golf Tournament

August 13, 2012

Golf season has arrived! Join the Caritas Foundation for the #1 voted day of golf and fellowship on Monday, August 13 at the Edmonton Country Club! Sign up as a sponsor to receive complimentary golf and much more! Prize donations are always welcome! For m...

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Annual Palliative Care Conference

October 29-30, 2012

Covenant Health's 23rd Annual Palliative Care Conference will be held on October 29 - 30, 2012. The two-day conference will provide professionals and volunteers an opportunity to enhance knowledge in practical aspects of palliative end-of-life care issues...

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St. Michael's Drive for the Green Golf Tournament 2012

July 10, 2012

It’s time again for the St. Michael's Foundation Drive for the Green golf tournament! This year, the tournament will be held at the Lethbridge Country Club on July 10, 2012.  Register today for an exciting day of golf! Prize donations are also accepted if...

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Osteoporosis Workshop

May - Nov., 2012

Sign Up and Invest in Your Bones Did you know one in four women over the age of 50 and one in eight men over 50 have osteoporosis, a condition that causes bones to become thin and brittle and break. Join the Osteoporosis Clinic at the Grey Nuns Communi...

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Staying Cool at Menopause

May 29, 2012

Straight Facts on Hormone Therapy and other Options Learn what happens to the body around the time of the last menstrual period, the latest info about the benefits and risks of hormone therapy, bioidentical hormone therapy, and options to manage symptoms...

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North American Occupational Safety & Health Week

May 6-12, 2012

Covenant Health encourages you to celebrate North American Occupational Safety & Health (NAOSH) Week from May 6 to 12! NAOSH Week is an opportunity to learn more about the importance of preventing injury and illness in the workplace, at home, and in the c...

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Random Acts of Kindness Week

February 13 – 18, 2012

Personalize a story, thought, or gesture with a heart-shape masterpiece for the Wall of Kindness or send a carnation to any patient, staff or visitors at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital! Random Acts of Kindness, collaboration between Volunteer Services a...

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Caritas Foundation Concert Series

January 25, 2012

Give the gift of music this holiday season with tickets to the Caritas Concert Series. The Caritas Foundation presents David Garrett - Rock Symphonies accompanied by the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra conducted by Franck van der Heijdea at the Winspear Centr...

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Banff Mineral Springs Hospital 2012 Gala

January 28, 2011

Join Banff Mineral Springs Hospital on January 28 for a night of fun and frivolity at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel! Enjoy a hilarious romp through the ages with 'The Timebenders', featuring the best dance music and outrageous impersonations of the gre...

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Community Prairie Urban Garden Project

April 30, 2012

Covenant Health Lethbridge & Oldman Watershed CouncilCommunity Prairie Urban Garden ProjectShell Canada’s Fuelling Change Program                      &nbs...

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Lights of Hope

January 9, 2012

Lights of Hope brightens up the Edmonton General The switch has been flipped on 400 Christmas light displays at the Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre.  “There is something practical, magical and symbolic about lights in the middle of winter ...

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Covenant Health Research Day 2012

February 9, 2012

Thursday, February 9, 20127:45 a.m. - 4 p.m.Grey Nuns Community Hospital ‐ Auditorium The Covenant Health Research Centre (CHRC) presents the Research Day 2012 event. The broad focus for this year’s event is Seniors Health. The event wil...

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Straight Facts on Hormone Therapy and other Options

Octoberr 6, 2011

As a woman approaching menopause, you may be familiar with its uncomfortable symptoms and are seeking options for relief.  Staff from the Regional Menopause Program will help you steer through the mountain of conflicting and often confusing information ab...

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19th Annual Schizophrenia Conference

September 29-30, 2011

Join the discussion about 'The Neurobiology of Schizophrenia' at the 19th Annual Schizophrenia Conference on September 29 and 30. For more information, view the event posterand registration form or contact Sharon Reimer at 780-735-7145 or sharon.reimer@co...

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28th Annual Feldman Lecture

November 4, 2011

Gain some insights on obesity! Interested participants are invited to attend the 28th Annual Feldman Lecture at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital on Friday, November 4. This year’s presentation by Dr. Arya Sharma focuses on Obesity: Assessment and Treatmen...

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Osteoporosis Workshop

September 15, 2011

Sign Up and Invest in Your Bones! Join us for a relaxing discussion about osteoporosis including fracture risk evaluation, interpretation of bone density reports, nutrition, exercise and treatment options.  Learn some practical strategies to improve ...

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St. Mary’s Trochu Foundation's 18th Annual Charity of Golf Tournament

August 13 , 2011

Join Covenant Health St. Mary’s Trochu Foundation to celebrate its 18th Annual Charity of Golf Tournament. The event will be held on Saturday, August 13 at the Trochu Golf and Country Club. View the event poster for additional information. To registe...

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Caritas Foundation's 18th Annual "Everyone’s a Winner" Charity Golf Tournament

August 8, 2011

The Caritas Foundation's 18th Annual "Everyone’s a Winner" Charity Golf Tournament will be held at the Edmonton Country Club on Monday, August 8, 2011. Come and show your support for the community while involving yourself in one of the city’s top-rated ch...

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Women's Health Spring 2011 Lecture Series

April 7 & 14, 2011

Life Lessons for Health Spring Lecture Series Tossing and Turning: The Sleepless EpidemicJoin Dr. Khullar and Dr. Shandro from the Northern Alberta Sleep Clinic as they discuss some common issues women have with sleep and the variety of treatments that a...

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Free “Life Lessons For Health Sessions”

Nov 9 & 16, 2010

Free “Life Lessons For Health Sessions” will be held from 7 to 9 pm on Tuesday, November 9 and November 16 on the topics of fostering joy, managing stress and boosting your immune system. Sessions are free of charge but pre-registration is required. For m...

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Annual Prime Time Conference for Women

Nov 06, 2010

The popular “Annual Prime Time Conference for Women” will be held on Saturday, November 6 at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital. Session topics include how to foster resilience, the power of play, fashion tips, money management, fitness, crafts, exercise, n...

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Caritas Hospitals Foundation Lottery 2011

Nov 18, 2011

Win a $2 million house AND other extravagant prizes Don't miss out on over 3,500 spectacular prizes worth more than $3.5 million including luxury home, vehicles, trips and other extravagances! Purchase your Caritas Hospitals Foundation Lottery's tickets ...

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22nd Annual Palliative Care Conference

October 26, 2009

October 24 and 25, 2011 Fantasyland Hotel, Edmonton Caregivers, professionals and policy-makers interested in palliative and end-of-life care are invited to attend the 22nd Annual Palliative Care Conference Education and Research Day. This two-day con...

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Conscience and the Good of Society Symposium - Cancelled

October 6, 2009

Unfortunately the Symposium has been cancelled. Thank-you for your interest.

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Nursing Week 2009

May 11-17, 2009

Celebrating Nursing Week—Thank-you Covenant Health nursing teams for your hard work and dedication to providing excellent patient and resident care.  Covenant Health Nursing Week 2009 Poster

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Diversity Matters: An Ongoing Conversation

November 2-3, 2009

Learn about diverse health models and culturally competent approaches to serving patients, residents, families and communities from diverse backgrounds. The Diversity Matters conference, sponsored by Covenant Health and Providence Health...

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Building Trust at End-of-Life Conference

May 28, 2009

Health care professionals, risk managers, health administrators, patient advocates, ethicists and members of the general public will gather on Thursday, May 28, 2009 at the Crowne Plaza Chateau Lacombe for the Building Trust at End-of-Life Conference. Th...

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