Seniors Outreach - January 20, 2021

SENIORS OUTREACH ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Please note the Attention/Changes and some possible activities within our re-launch of activities and programs until at least January 20, 2021.

ATTENTION: NEW FOR 2021: Wednesday, February 3, 2021, will possibly be a Seniors Walk Day in Linden, Three Hills and Trochu. We have organizers in each of these three communities . If you are interested and if the COVID-19 protocols have changed for the better, Seniors Outreach will host this Seniors Walk Day. To Register, please contact the Seniors Outreach Main Office at 403-443-2555 or 1-888-443-2555 (from the Carbon area) to provide your name and telephone number. The Organizer from each location will call you to provide details and directions closer to the walk day.

Seniors Outreach will also try to find organizers for other locales in the Kneehill area. If you are interested in organizing such a walk in your area, please contact Seniors Outreach.

ATTENTION: CHANGE: As of JANUARY 7, 2021 - THE COMMUNITY DROP-IN CENTER in Three Hills will remain CLOSED! THE COMMUNITY BUS RUNS in Three Hills WILL NOT OPERATE. We will reassess these activities after the next decisions regarding COVID-19 that are provided by the Province of Alberta. ATTENTION: CHANGE: The Granting by FCSSAA for the Frozen Meals on Wheels has been extended until the end of March, 2021. Orders on the Frozen Meals on Wheels Grant will be limited in terms of WHAT ONE IS ABLE TO ORDER (10-14 Items per person) and our value of an order will be BETWEEN $80 TO $100 per person as we go forward. We will only be able to have a limited number of orders go in every two weeks. Please try to have your orders in to Seniors Outreach no later than the Thursday before the Monday order date. The next order dates will be January 25 and February 8, 2021 with the delivery dates on February 2 and February 16, 2021. The January 25th ORDER DATE HAS BEEN FILLED! Please provide your orders for the AS SOON AS POSSIBLE (early order by Thursday, February 4) for February 8 and subsequent (early order by Thursday, February 18) February 22 with deliveries on February 16 and March 2, 2021. The order dates tend to fill up quickly. The frozen meals on wheels menu is available for seniors at the Seniors Outreach main office [128 – 3rd Ave S, Three Hills] in the Provincial Building or for those under age 65 at the KRFCSS office. You may work out your order on the telephone with the reception desk/staff at either location. Please provide your orders as early as possible for the February order dates. Low-income adults and families should call Kneehill Regional FCSS at 403-443-3800 to order. Low-income seniors (Ages 65+) should call Seniors Outreach at 403-443-2555 or from the Carbon area 1-888-443-2555 to order.

CLIENT SERVICES: Until at least January 21, 2021, both the Main Office and the Extension Offices will be dealing ONLY with clients who make an appointment first, before coming into the offices. You will be expected to wear a mask at your appointment. Thank you.

Seniors Outreach MAIN OFFICE is open for regular hours –Mondays to Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily. Extension Offices: will provide client services in person (with an appointment) in Kneehill North: Trochu office at Frank VanderKley’s Law Offices – presently on Tuesdays & Wednesdays (9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) Torrington office at the Arena is open by pre-made appointments on Thursdays (9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.). Kneehill South: Acme office at the Acme Seniors Association – Thursdays (9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.) Carbon at the New Horizon’s Centre – Tuesdays (9:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m.) Linden at the 50+ Club (Care & Share Centre) – Thursdays (1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.) Please be aware that the doors will be locked at the extension offices. The coordinator for the extension office will let you in at your appointment time! Please have patience as we will still be following Pandemic precautions: Seniors Outreach is taking phone calls/emails and making appointments, you are welcome to email us at office@seniorso.ca or to call 403-443-2555 or from Carbon and area 1-888-443-2555 (toll free) for any assistance, to make a Meals on Wheels order, and/or to set up an in office appointment. PLEASE DO NOT JUST DROP INTO THE OFFICE – MAKE AN APPOINTMENT! CARING CARS/WHEELCHAIR BUS USAGE: For medical appointments one may call to book Caring Cars/Wheelchair Bus for those who need this support. SENIORS OUTREACH IS ON FACEBOOK! PLEASE PAY ATTENTION TO the Three Hills Capital, the Seniors Outreach Website,or our new Facebook page for further changes to our operations.