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Dawn Rodney — obituary

Kimberley Bleue Dawn (Empey) Rodney   August 14th,...

Mary Scott — obituary

Scott, Mary Marian With heavy hearts the family announces...

Almonte General Hospital CT scanner going to tender

CT campaign reboot takes place More than 60...

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Almonte General Hospital CT scanner going to tender

CT campaign reboot takes place More than 60 special hospital donors, board members, volunteers and staff held a celebration at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum Wednesday evening, November 23, to...

Annual tree fundraiser launches just in time for Christmas shopping

Living trees and shrubs are the perfect gift — the very definition of environmental responsibility, they are not disposable or single-use, and will grow to provide shade, beauty, fruit,...

Home Hospice North Lanark asks community to think of them on Giving Tuesday

Recent Successes Trigger Need to Raise Our Fundraising Goals Mary* is 48 years old. She and her husband live with their children aged 11, 13 and 18 just outside Carleton...

The Ottawa Valley Family Health Team is holding an open house

The OVFHT is holding an Open House on Thursday June 14, 2012 so members of the community can tour our new  location, meet our...

NHL player Kurtis Foster supports Summer Hospital Golf Classic

Kurtis Foster, of the Almonte-Carp area, finished the 2012 NHL season with the Minnesota Wild and in July will try his hand in the...

Physiotherapists are key members of the AGH health care team

May is National Physiotherapy Month, providing an opportunity to recognize and thank the Physiotherapists who provide caring treatment and support. The Almonte General Hospital...

Hospice palliative care coming soon

  by Glenda Jones After much research we are now at the point of finalizing a plan of action. We have incredible community support for...

Almonte RBC plant sale raises funds for AGH/FVM Foundation

Each year, Almonte RBC's Angela Snyder and her colleagues raise funds for the Almonte General Hospital/Fairview Manor Foundation. One of their successful ventures is a...

Information about long-term care and respite care

By Mary-Ellen Harris, RN  Caring for someone at home who requires help with bathing, dressing, eating, transferring, and toileting can be overwhelming. Coping with a...

Dr. Cecil Rytwinski talks about Parkinson’s disease

by Susan Hanna What are its symptoms? "The most common symptoms include tremor while at rest, problems initiating movement and muscle rigidity," said Dr. Rytwinski. "These...

Dr. Cecil Rytwinski talks about Parkinson’s disease

by Susan Hanna What are its symptoms? "The most common symptoms include tremor while at rest, problems initiating movement and muscle rigidity,"...

Gluten-free diet is the key to controlling celiac disease

  by Susan Hanna     Celiac disease is a genetically based medical condition in which gluten damages the small intestine of those people suffering from...

Seniors to pay more for drugs

Ontario is asking the five per cent of seniors with the highest incomes to pay more of their own prescription drug costs — so...

Thank you to our dedicated AGH/FVM volunteers—and an invitation

by Mary WIlson-Trider   On behalf of the patients, residents, staff and physicians of the Almonte General Hospital and Fairview Manor (AGH/FVM), I would like to...

Thank you to our dedicated AGH/FVM volunteers

by Mary WIlson-Trider On behalf of the patients, residents, staff and physicians of the Almonte General Hospital and Fairview Manor (AGH/FVM),...

Music and Memories Program warmly welcomes new participants

by Sarah Byrne The Music and Memories Program, a part of this community for 30 years, is warmly welcoming new participants. The program is run...

Proper kidney function is essential to good health

How your kidneys work – “Each kidney contains tiny units called nephrons, which are tiny filters attached to tiny tubes,” Dr. McKillop said. “Water...

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