Seniors Outreach - June 29, 2022

SPECIAL NOTE: The Seniors Outreach Offices will be closed from Thursday, June 30 through Monday, July 4, 2022. We will re-open on Tuesday, July 5, 2022.

The Three Hills Community Bus will still run Thursday, June 30th, however the offices will not be open. Please contact us by Wednesday, June 29 if you have any questions, needed appointments, or bus requests or information.

BUS TRIPS: a. Olds Bus Trip – Friday, July 8, 2022 b. Red Deer Bus Trip – Wednesday, July 20, 2022 c. Calgary Stampede Bus Trip – TBA Please call the office to book your space/arrange payment for these trips.

COMMON SENSE PERSPECTIVE: “It’s better to grow old with a sense of humour than to grow old with no sense at all.”

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 – Trochu (Tuesdays & Wednesdays) & Torrington (Thursday a.m.) call 403-425-1555; and Kneehill South – (Tuesdays) Carbon & (Thursdays) Acme & Linden call 403-412-4195.

VOLUNTEERS CONTINUE TO BE NEEDED: Seniors Outreach is in need of volunteers across Kneehill County as Meals on Wheels delivery drivers, Caring Car Drivers, Bus Drivers, Hosts/Hostesses (at the Three Hills Drop-In Center). Contact Seniors Outreach if you have some time to volunteer.

THE COMMUNITY BUS RUN in Three Hills: will continue to operate each Thursday afternoon in July. The cost is $3 per round trip. We will let you know if the bus dates change or are added to.

JOIN US to play pool, card games, scrabble and socialize!!! THE COMMUNITY DROP-IN CENTER (Three Hills) IS OPEN: [Mondays to Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.] 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 to play and have a coffee or tea. We continue to look for volunteer hosts/hostesses to oversee the Drop-In Center during the week. Call Seniors Outreach (403-443-2555) and speak with us about becoming a host/hostess.

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 will be Thursday, July 7, 2022. The next delivery date for MOW (Frozen Meals) will be on Tuesday, July 19, 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 person 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 USEAGE: For medical appointments one may call to book Caring Cars/Wheelchair Bus for those who need this support. Please be respectful of others regarding masking or not masking.

SENIORS OUTREACH IS ON FACEBOOK! If you are already on Facebook simply enter Seniors Outreach Kneehill County and if you are seeking to link to Facebook use: https://www.facebook.com/SeniorsOutreachKneehill . Let us know how this is working for you! Do check Facebook for updates and announcements and please post us or provide feedback about your Facebook experience!

PLEASE PAY ATTENTION TO the Three Hills Capital, the Seniors Outreach Website at www.seniorso.ca , or our Facebook page for further information and/or changes to our operations.