Alberta launches provincial dementia strategy

Alberta’s new dementia strategy supports and values families from the onset of dementia through to end of life.
The Alberta Dementia Strategy and Action Plan is framed around four key outcomes:
1. That Albertans understand the impact of dementia and actively work towards optimal brain health.
2. That Albertans living with dementia and their caregivers are supported in their communities.
3. Timely recognition, diagnosis and clinical management through primary health care, supported by speciali

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Open Farm Days 2017 celebrates biggest year yet

The fifth-annual edition of Open Farm Days broke records as visitors made their way to farms, ranches and culinary events across the province to experience the best rural Alberta has to offer.

According to newly released data, 101 host farms and ranches had more than 20,000 visits during Open Farm Days, Aug. 19-20. The weekend’s experiences and activities included 22 farm-to-table culinary events that helped boost on-farm sales to $146,121 over two days – an increase of nine per cen

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2017 Year in Review: Part One

2017 got off to a good start with the arrival of the New Year’s Baby at the Three Hills Health Centre.

A baby boy, Titus, was born on January 5, 2017, to Mariam and Martin Wurz.

A seven vehicle crash took place on the Equity bridge at about 1:45 pm on Tuesday, Jan. 10. Strong winds, blowing snow and icy roads were all factors. Five victims were road ambulanced to Three Hills Health Centre.

Community rallies around the O’Neil family following dog attacks on their four-year-old son. T

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This Christmas season, put the needs of others first

I have always believed that Christmas is a time for sharing with those we love most. It’s about putting the needs of others first.

There is no question that 2017 was another difficult year for many Albertans. According to Statistics Canada, since May of 2015 we’ve lost 73,100 full-time private-sector jobs. As a direct result, tens of thousands of families found themselves scrambling, while others have been forced to leave our province and seek opportunity elsewhere.

Here in our regi

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