Calgary Ostomy April 2023 E-News

Calgary Ostomy April 2023 E-News

Did you know the Calgary Ostomy Society is the same age as the Calgary tower? Celebrate our 55th Anniversary with us on April 16. Please see our April 2023 E-News for events and updates, including a new volunteer, Alyson!

Calgary Ostomy March 2023 e-news

Calgary Ostomy March 2023 E-news

Calgary Ostomy Society will be holding our 55th Anniversary Celebration on April 16. Please check our March E-News for plans, events, and updates.

Calgary Ostomy February 2023 E-News

Calgary Ostomy February E-News

The Calgary Ostomy Society is turning 55 this month! Please check our February E-News for celebration plans, events, and updates. We are also pleased to announce the COS Young Adults Group is back.

Calgary Ostomy Society January News WP Feature Photo

Calgary Ostomy January News and Events

Happy New Year from the Calgary Ostomy Society! Please check our January 2023 Newsletter for events, news and our Christmas Recap.

Christmas Party Recap Wordpress Featured Image

Christmas Social & Auction Was A Big Success!

Calgary Ostomy Society held another successful Christmas Event on December 7 at the Kerby Centre, which included a dinner and auction.

Step Up For Ostomy 2022 Recap. WP Featured Image

Step Up For Ostomy 2022 Recap

Calgary Ostomy Society hosted the Step Up For Ostomy on October 1, 2022, with about 75 people in attendance for an awareness walk and Ostomy Expo.

Jerry Colostomy Story

G.I. Joe Didn’t Have It This Bad – Jerry’s Colostomy Story

In 2014, after months of ill health, a cancerous rectal mass was discovered, and Jerry received life-saving colostomy surgery. Here is a story about his health challenges and an honest discussion on colon cancer’s aftermath from a mental and physical perspective.

AADL Update Aug 2022

Exciting Updates From AADL

Ostomates will be excited to learn that AADL has recently made some significant updates, including eligibility for those with private insurance, and maximum pricing and quantity increases for ostomy products.

Urostomy Surgery

Urostomy Surgery – Donna’s Story

Donna has suffered from Cauda Equina Syndrome, a rare disorder which causes loss of bowel & bladder control, since 1985. After dealing with countless UTIs, urostomy surgery was the ultimate solution. In this edition, she shares her experience with prep, surgery & recovery.

Product Giveaway

Product Giveaway

We have some leftover products from our Spring Meeting. These products are part of a giveaway designed to help persons with peristomal skincare issues.