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Top five reasons patients love home healthcare

Sep 14th, 2018 | By

(NC) There are more and more easy and effective options for managing your care at home, especially if you have a chronic disease that needs monitoring. And, according to a new survey done with the support of Canada Health Infoway, patients give OTN’s Telehomecare program a definite thumbs up. Telehomecare, an intensive health coaching and
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Exploring Ottawa Valley Villages: Carp

Sep 14th, 2018 | By

By Katharine Fletcher With the Carp River wending its leisurely way through the countryside, with a winery to discover, and with the Carp Agricultural Fair beckoning us, there’s lots to prompt us to linger in Carp. Here are my top picks for your autumn visit. Carp Farmers’ Market and Fair Carp Agricultural Fair Grounds 3790
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Ashton United Church

Sep 14th, 2018 | By

By Linda Guetta Ashton United Church is located in the village of Ashton, just inside the Township of Beckwith. We are a small congregation that reflects the traditions of our rural ties, while looking into the future. We are committed to sharing our gifts and resources as we are led by the Spirit to serve
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Guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist

Sep 14th, 2018 | By

Lucas Haneman came into the world against all odds. Little did his parents, Wayne and Darcy, know, not only would he survive, but he would go on to become become a successful musican. In January of 2018, Lucas and his band, The Lucas Haneman Express, represented Ottawa at the International Blues Challenge in  Memphis, finishing
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Sep 14th, 2018 | By

Versatile ways to use your pasta sauce Minestrone soup is a classic, comforting recipe option for a chilly fall day. Made with zucchini, spinach leaves, kidney beans and marinara sauce, this soup is as healthy as it is delicious. Plus, the Bertolli pasta sauce adds the simple goodness of Tuscan cooking, using a few quality
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Over The Back Fence

Sep 14th, 2018 | By

The Farm Scene There is no comparison between farming in the ‘30s and farming today. Especially when it comes to the simple tractor! We spoke with Murray Lowry, owner of M&P Farm Equipment located on highway #29 between Carleton Place and Almonte, to ask what the cost of a tractor would be today. Of course,
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Innovative Memory Care and Assisted Living at Carleton Place Terrace

Sep 14th, 2018 | By

For seniors living with Alzheimer’s and other related dementias, the Moments® Memory Care program at Carleton Place Terrace can be a godsend to them and their families. Developed by Symphony Senior Living, Moments® incorporates extensive data and cutting edge research from leading organizations such as The Alzheimer’s Society, Women’s Brain Health Institute and many others
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Praying for a flush toilet and a light switch

Sep 14th, 2018 | By

By Mary Cook I always thought my Aunt Nellie Wagonblass was the wealthiest person in Arnprior.  Didn’t she live in a big brick house and have a flush toilet and glass doors between her parlour and dining room? I used to think Uncle Henry owned Kenwood Mills. It was years later when I found out
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Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church

Aug 17th, 2018 | By

When Fr. Maxym Lysack, parish priest of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church in Ottawa’s Chinatown, was ordained in 1983, he could have been assigned to a church anywhere in his far-flung diocese. Instead, he found himself charged with the challenging task of starting a new mission parish right in his home town. Together with a
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Try these super brain boosters

Aug 17th, 2018 | By

Omega-3 fatty acid. Acids like ALA, EPA and DHA play an important role in the human body, with some studies showing a link between the latter two and positive effects on slowing cognitive decline, such as memory and thinking skills, in older adults. But since the body doesn’t produce them on their own, we have to
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