I have a picture in my home office that continues to encourage me to look back into the past. It is a picture of an old fashioned threshing crew with two of the crew forking stooks into the threshing machine and one of the crew checking the belts and machine near where the grain & chaff comes out. This picture reminds me of both my father and my mother. My father, who for many years worked on such roving crews and worked hard in those days and my mother, because she cooked (using home grown

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This past week, the Seniors Outreach staff had the opportunity to attend the Grey Matters Conference in Calgary. During the sessions that each attended and the plenary sessions for everyone, our understanding of a wide variety of issues and activities that are going on around the province of Alberta and with seniors in general were explored and presented to us.

One of the most thought provoking, for me, was perhaps the simplest in its presentation and practicality. The session, “Running on

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In our main office at Seniors Outreach, we enable and promote a variety of displays of crafts, art, etc. in order to provide for greater interest in our seniors and community members who visit us daily. We have said goodbye to the unique birdhouses from Laura Lee Sawdon and for the next while have a new display on tap.

Thanks to Heather Hansen of Three Hills, our reception area provides a small display of Zentangle and Zentangle Inspired Art drawings (ZIA).

The Zentangle method of drawing was in

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Continuing to provide reminders about what would be helpful for those who are Seniors to pay attention to, last week I discussed the Personal Directive. As we continue living, the follow up to your social/accommodation/health concerns under a Personal Directive is the area of Finances. Financial concerns are under the purview of a Power of Attorney (POA).

Why You Do You Need An Enduring Power of Attorney?

An Enduring Power of Attorney allows you to prepare for a time when you may become ill or s

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