Loss and loneliness can come to mean the same thing for hard of hearing people. Too often they begin to feel isolated and people stop talking with them simply because they don't know how to. A little informed courtesy can go a long way in facilitating communication with hard of hearing people. Here are a few tips to help:
Slower please, not louder. Shouting is embarrassing and unnecessary. In fact, it can cause discomfort to a hearing aid wearer.
The nearer, the clearer. Speak clearly and natura

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Happy New Year! All of us at Seniors Outreach want to wish you a wonderful 2016 and we look forward to seeing you soon! Please stop in for information on our resources, services and volunteer opportunities.
I spent a lot of the last weekend cleaning out a storage room in our house and my office at work. I am finding as I get older, my patience for clutter is declining. How do we bust the clutter as we get older?
Over the years, a combination of sentimental objects, things we'll use one day, litt

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Christmas season can be a difficult time when you are dealing with the loss of a loved one. So much celebrating and cheer at a time when you feel anything but happy. Here are a few tips to help deal with loss at this time of year.
• It's okay to be upset. Grief can be magnified during the holidays when all the world seems to be jolly and upbeat. Allow yourself to feel the emotions of sadness and anger, they are part of the grieving process.
• Take it one year at a time. The first Christmas after

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I would like to take the opportunity to introduce myself as the new Seniors Outreach Administrator. My name is Laura Lee Machell-Cunningham and yes, it is the longest name ever! I was born and raised in Three Hills with my parents, Gordon and Carol Machell (now Robertson). I obtained my schooling in Three Hills and my awesome grade one teacher, Grace Reed, still resides in our wonderful community! Upon graduation I attended Mount Royal College in Calgary while obtaining my education in Social Wo

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