I want to remind everyone - for your own protection, do not release personal information to anyone over the phone.  There are just too many scams out there and we can all be taken in more easily than we expect.
Please remember to never give out any personal information to anyone, no matter how legitimate they claim to be or sound.
There are many older scams still making the rounds. A well-informed senior had a call from "her son" (often it is a grandchild) whose voice was muffled because he had be

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Happy New Year from the Seniors Outreach Board and staff! We look forward to serving you this coming year and to having you volunteer with us to make our community and County a better place to live.
New Year's is always a time for making New Year's resolutions and setting goals. Like most people, do you make them and then almost immediately break them? A good example is: this year I'm going to exercise more! But then it's too cold outside or my book is calling me so maybe later. We all seem to st

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The beautiful Christmas season is upon us again whether we are ready for it or not. We are certainly guaranteed a white Christmas this year which makes the houses decorated with lights sparkle more.
It is a time of celebrating with family and friends. It is a time of enjoying wonderful food and the singing of Christmas carols. It is a time of giving and receiving. For me, as for many others, the joy of giving makes Christmas fun and rewarding.  As you think about Christmas, what are your special

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November is Falls Prevention Month.  Anyone can fall, but as you grow older, the risk increases. Falls are the leading cause of serious injuries in older adults. The facts don't lie: every year, 1 in 3 Alberta seniors will fall.  The good news is that you can take steps to prevent this from happening to you. Here are some helpful hints to prevent falling:
Watch you step—wherever you are keep pathways, halls and stairways well lit and free of clutter. With winter upon us, watch out for ice, cracks

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