Seniors Outreach - March 2, 2022

NEW BUS: The Seniors Outreach Program Society’s NEW BUS IS ARRIVING & WILL BE LAUNCHED – Friday, March 4, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at the Provincial Building, 128 – 3rd Ave S, Three Hills: Join us. Our MLA, Nathan Cooper and other dignitaries will be on hand to recognize this event and to do the ribbon cutting.

NEW WEBSITE is up!!! Seniors Outreach has just posted a new website at . Please check it out!

COMMON SENSE PERSPECTIVE: A smile is a curve that sets everything straight. (Phyllis Diller)

THE SENIORS OUTREACH OFFICES and CLIENT SERVICES WILL CONTINUE TO BE OPEN BY APPOINTMENT: Please call the following for an appointment: 403-443-2555 at the Main Office in Three Hills (Mondays to Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.), Kneehill North– (Tuesdays and Wednesdays) 403-425-1555; and Kneehill South– (Tuesdays to Thursdays) 403-412-4195.

THE COMMUNITY BUS RUN in Three Hills: will continue with proper masking/social distancing to be operational each Thursday afternoon in February. The cost is $3 per round trip. We will let you know if the bus dates change or are added to.

SLOWLY OPENING: THE COMMUNITY DROP-IN CENTER (Three Hills) IS OPEN WITH THE RESTRICTIONS EXEMPTION PROGRAM DROPPED: When open [Mondays to Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.] as per the present provincial COVID protocols we will continue to follow Mandatory Masking, Physical Distancing, and Hand Washing/ Sanitizing for all indoor public spaces . One must continue to sign-in to the center providing the date, printed full name, and phone number. The daily charge of $2 is still in effect.

SPECIALTY BUS TRIPS: Suspension of all Specialty bus trips – Until further notice. STAY TUNED FOR ANY CHANGES!

THE SENIORS OUTREACH LARGE PRINT 2022 TELEPHONE BOOKS ARE STILL FOR SALE! Call Seniors Outreach at 403-443-2555 (or 1-888-443-2555 from the Carbon area) to pre-order a copy (providing your name and phone number) and we will inform you when your copy is ready for payment and pickup. As this is also a fundraiser for Seniors Outreach, the cost is $10/book -due upon pick up.

MEALS ON WHEELS – FROZEN MEALS: For these meals, across the Kneehill County area, our next order date/payment date will be Thursday, March 3, 2022. The next delivery date for MOW (Frozen Meals) will be on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. Contact Seniors Outreach Main Office to order from the menu and to pay for your order.

MEALS ON WHEELS – HOT MEALS: Please be aware that you are still able to order hot meals for Three Hills/Acme/Linden (deliveries will be at noon hour Mondays through Fridays each week). 1 meal per day is delivered and the cost is $10/meal. Call Seniors Outreach to order the week before requiring the meals.

CARING CARS/WHEELCHAIR BUS USAGE: For medical appointments one may call to book Caring Cars/Wheelchair Bus for those who need this support. Under Provincial restrictions, masking and distancing on buses and masking for caring cars is still required. COMPUTER SUPPORT: As a senior, if you are in need of computer support/help, please contact Seniors Outreach and our Digital Director will set up a time/place to assist you. Alberta 55 Plus Games: Qualifier events are being held for the Provincial Summer Games in Peace River (June 16-18, 2022). Contact Art Atkinson (1-403-924-2055) about your qualifying and participation.

SENIORS OUTREACH IS ON FACEBOOK! PLEASE PAY ATTENTION TO the Three Hills Capital, the Seniors Outreach Website at , or our Facebook page for further information and/or changes to our operations.