Seniors Outreach - March 29, 2023

SENIORS WALK AND TALK THURSDAYS: All 4 Thursdays in April, beginning with April 6 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Bethel Evangelical Church Gym in Three Hills (124 – 4th Ave S) – Walk at your own pace followed by some gentle cool down stretches and a social time. This is facilitated by Kim, the Primary Care Network Wellness Coordinator. Please call Kim at 403-321-4727 for more information. This is a joint activity between the Primary Care Network – Big Country and the Seniors Outreach Program Society.

MARCH BUS TRIPS: Call Seniors Outreach (403-443-255) to sign up for these trips:

- Calgary Philharmonic Open Rehearsal (Jack Singer Concert Hall, Calgary) – Friday, March 31, 2023. “Diana Cohen (violin) in Concert” -Cost $25. (You will need to bring a bag lunch or extra $ as the bus will stop for lunch on the way home after the concert)

- Chinese Buffet Supper Trip (Ken’s Place in Carbon) – Wednesday, April 26, 2023. Cost $27 (Meal & Bus Trip). Pick up at Seniors Outreach offices, Linden at 4:15 p.m. and Acme at 4:30 p.m. Please call Seniors Outreach by April 18 to reserve your seat on the bus.

- Potluck at Three Hills Drop-IN Centre: Tuesday, April 4 at 12:00 p.m. at the Three Hills Drop-In Centre (499 – 3rd Ave S). Cost $5 and bring a food plate of your choice. Please call our main office and reserve your place so that we know roughly how many will be in attendance.

COMPUTER/TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT FOR SENIORS: Contact Seniors Outreach and we will have him contact you for an appointment.

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

NOTE: The Kneehill North office in Trochu has changed. The new address is Sandy’s Dental Hygiene building – 206 Main Street, Trochu. Office hours (9-4) on Tuesdays and Wednesdays remain the same.

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 Thursday afternoons. THE SENIORS OUTREACH ‘LARGE PRINT’ 2023 TELEPHONE BOOKS ARE DONE AND FOR SALE!!!! Call Seniors Outreach at 403-443-2555 Cost is $10/book -due upon pick up. The books have been updated for 2023!

MEALS on WHEELS NOTE: For seniors with annual low income (Under $25,000 as an individual and Under $37,000 as a couple), if you need some hot or frozen food security support (contact Seniors Outreach at 403-443-2555) between – March 27 and July 31, 2023 – please contact our offices and we may be able to assist you with some hot or frozen meals each month.

MEALS ON WHEELS – FROZEN MEALS: For these meals across Kneehill County, the next Order date is Thursday, March 30, 2023, and the subsequent delivery date will be Tuesday, April 11, 2023. Please contact the Seniors Outreach Main Office to order from the menu and to pay for your order on or before the next order date.

MEALS ON WHEELS – HOT MEALS: Please be aware that you are 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 $11.50/per meal. Please call Seniors Outreach to order the week before requiring the meals.

CARING CARS/WHEELCHAIR BUS USEAGE: For those who need medical appointments, etc. one may call to book Caring Cars or the Wheelchair Bus.

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: SeniorsOutreachKneehill. Please pay attention to The Capital, the Seniors Outreach Website at, or our Facebook page for further information and/or changes to our operations.