Serving the Calgary Ostomy Community

President’s Message Fall 2020

Hello Friends,2020 has turned out to be a very different & unexpected year. With the emergence of Covid-19, life has drastically changed, revolving around social distancing and wearing masks. It has become very stressful for most people with mental health issues rising to the forefront. Many people are dealing with the burden of isolation, especially…
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President’s Message June 2020

Hello Friends, We hope that you and your family are safe and staying well during these uncertain times.Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the June 10 AGM has been cancelled. We hope to be able to meet face to face by the fall.Although we are unable to meet because of the community risk of spreading the…
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President’s Message March 2020

Hello Friends, It’s hard to believe that March is just around the corner. Our upcoming quarterly meeting on March 11 will be on the topic of Ostomy Skin Care. Thank you to everyone who participated in and donated to our Christmas Action and potluck. We hit a new record for fund raising. Thanks to your…
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President’s Message September 2019

Hello Friends, It’s time for the Calgary Ostomy Society fall meeting again and we have a great opportunity planned. This is your chance to ask the questions you’ve always wanted an answer to. We are having our Ostomy Tips night. A great opportunity to share with other new and veteran ostomates, tips on personal care…
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President’s Message June 2019

Hello Friends, The last few days the city has turned green with the budding trees and green grass. Such a welcome sight from the snow and cold. Our Annual General Meeting is coming up at the June meeting. Attached to the newsletter you will find our financial statements for our fiscal year. Please take a…
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Clarification of AADL Information Provided in the March 2019 Issue of Changing Times

By Karen Langen, NSWOCN (ET), Calgary, AB. I would just like to clarify 2 areas of information that was provided in the latest issue of the Changing Times newsletter as to AADL benefits. Reauthorization: when you are first assessed for AADL products the NSWOCN (ET) nurses enter an expiry date for your supplies. This date…
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President’s Message March 2019

Hello Friends, I’m sure we are all asking when will spring appear because Calgary has been in a deep freeze for the past month. The weather certainly doesn’t inspire one to go out and get things done. But hopefully March will be more seasonal so we will feel better and more hopeful. March also signals…
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President’s Message Sept 2018

From Your President Hi Friends, Please note the change in meeting venue for September. The Cancer Society is still making renovations to their space, so we have had make other arrangements for this month. I hope everyone enjoyed the summer despite all the forest fire smoke. There are many ways to beat the heat and…
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