"Physical activity improves health and well-being. It reduces stress, strengthens the heart and lungs, increases energy levels, helps you maintain and achieve a healthy body weight and it improves your outlook on life... For seniors, weight-bearing physical activity reduces the rate of bone loss associated with osteoporosis. Regular physical activity also maintains strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination, and can help reduce the risk of falls." (Health Canada, www.hc-sc.gc.ca).  It is f

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Many seniors don't know that filing your income tax return every year, regardless of your income, is an important step in maintaining benefits such as the Alberta Seniors Benefit and the Guaranteed Income Supplement.  Failure to file your tax return may result in a delay in the benefits you receive.
If the thought of doing your taxes is overwhelming, there may be help.  If you are an individual with a low income and a basic tax return, the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program can complete you

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Every month Seniors Outreach holds at least one information meeting in Kneehill County for seniors, their families & interested community members. It's a great opportunity to be informed about issues of seniors' health & wellness and to sample some good food!
On March 15, the Linden Care & Share will hold a potluck supper. After supper, Seniors Outreach will host an information meeting on "The New Medical System and What you Should Know" presented by the Primary Care Network & Al

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Every year, the Kneehill Regional Family & Community Support Services (KRFCSS) hosts Community Discovery Nights throughout Kneehill County.  These free events are a great opportunity to learn what is going on in your community, register for programs and visit with friends.
This month, Linden, Carbon, & Acme will be holding Community Discovery Nights. Terry Schlinker, the Seniors Outreach Community Relations Coordinator will have a booth set up at each of these events. Please stop by to

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