CAHCF Annual Silvertip Golf Tournament Fundraiser: June 14, 2018

Canmore & Area Health Care Foundation Golf Tournament Fundraiser Thursday June 14, 2018 at Silvertip Resort Thanks everyone for a great event.   The Canmore & Area Health Care Foundation Golf Tournament is our largest annual fundraiser. If you joined us this year, we hope you enjoyed a fun-filled day of golf, dining, and supporting health care in the Bow Valley! If you missed out, we hope you can join us next year!  Thank you to our generous sponsors! With your help, we raised  $115,000 to support the Canmore General Hospital in 2018! Let's …
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Feels Like Home – Phase Two

Last year, our community started to answer the call to raising money for the ‘Feels Like Home’ enhancement project of the Golden Eagle View Long-term Care Unit at the Canmore General Hospital. Thanks to you, we have raised up to $450,000.00 towards our $1,500,000.00 goal. We have quickly turned this progress into impact by purchasing new dining room furniture for the residents at GEV, which received some great reviews. The dining room is the social hub of the unit. It is the place where residents gather for various therapy and social activities, share a meal, or visit with …
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Canmore General Hospital seeks funding to make its long-term care facility “feel like home”

When Avice Stephenson settled into her room at the Golden Eagle View she’d been living with an Alzheimer’s diagnosis for more than five years. “Looking after her health-wise was becoming impossible,” said her husband, Gerry Stephenson, now 85. At first he could care for her on his own. Eventually, he’d have help come to their house. Yet, in her last months at home, getting Avice ready and into bed was becoming too physically demanding for Gerry. “It reached a point at least once or twice a week I would finish up on the floor…because I just couldn’t take her weight,” he said. Getting a room …
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Hospital Gardens Program

The Hospital Gardens Program is one of many meaningful programs supported by the Canmore & Area Health Care Foundation at the Canmore General Hosptial. The program is entirely volunteer-run and is appreciated by many in the community. It receives positive comments from patients, long-term residents, visitors, and staff on a regular basis.       …
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