Seniors Outreach - February 14, 2024

BUS TRIPS: Call Seniors Outreach (403-443-255) to sign up for our bus trips: Wednesday, February 21 – Red Deer Bus Trip. Call to Sign up. $25 from Three Hills.

Saturday, February 24 – Globalfest – Fireworks. Badlands Amphitheatre, Drumheller. $25 from Three Hills. Call to sign up.

Friday, March 1, 2024 – Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Open Rehearsal – “Beethoven’s Seventh.”

COMMON SENSE PERSPECTIVE: Have a wonderful Valentine’s Day.

“A successful relationship requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” (Mignon McLaughlin)

THE THREE HILLS COMMUNITY DROP-IN CENTRE at 499 – 3rd Ave SE IS OPEN: JOIN US to play pool, card games, cribbage, scrabble, socialize. Mon - Sat., 9 - noon. The daily charge of $2 is to play and have coffee or tea.

COMPUTER/ TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT FOR SENIORS: Our Digital Director is in on Wednesdays and is very willing to help you figure out how your computer/tablet/ printer, cell phone, etc. works. Contact Seniors Outreach.

THE SENIORS OUTREACH OFFICES and CLIENT SERVICES WILL CONTINUE TO BE OPEN: Please call for an appointment at 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 mornings); Acme (Thursday mornings) & Linden (Thursday afternoons).

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Seniors Outreach continues to need 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 normally continue to operate on Thursday afternoons. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT WITH -30 + temperatures our bus may not be running. The Three Hills Elks #190 has provided funding for free rides on our bus during these community runs.

THE SENIORS OUTREACH ‘LARGE PRINT’ TELEPHONE BOOKS ARE FOR SALE! Call Seniors Outreach. This is also a fundraiser for Seniors Outreach. The books will continue to be updated into 2024!

MEALS on WHEELS NOTE: Grant support continuing! For seniors with annual low income, if you need frozen food or grocery security support (contact Seniors Outreach at 403-443-2555).

MEALS ON WHEELS – FROZEN MEALS: For these meals across the Kneehill County, the next Order date is Thursday, February 15, 2024 (by noon) and the next delivery date will be Tuesday, February 27, 2024, around 2:30 p.m. Please contact the Seniors Outreach Main Office to order from the new menu and to pay for your order or be placed on the grant subsidy on or before the next order date.

MEALS ON WHEELS – HOT MEALS: Please be aware that you can order hot meals for Three Hills/Acme/Linden (deliveries will be at noon on Mondays through Fridays each week). 1 meal per person per day is delivered and the cost is $11.50/meal. Please call Seniors Outreach to order the week before requiring the meals.

LENDING CUPBOARD through the Acme Odd Fellows & Rebekah’s. Call 403-546-2536 if you need a Wheelchair, Walker, Crutches or Shower Chair. This organization has a number of these support items for folks in need of them in Kneehill County. There is no charge for the items, however, a donation is always appreciated if possible.

CARING CARS/WHEELCHAIR BUS USEAGE: For those who need medical appointments, etc. one may call to book Caring Cars or the Wheelchair Bus. Please be respectful of others regarding masking or not masking in our vehicles. As our drivers are volunteers, we will try to find a driver for your day. Asking for a driver within 24 hours of need is often extremely difficult to fulfill. Please try to call us a few days before you need a driver. Thank you.

SENIORS OUTREACH IS ON FACEBOOK! www.facebook.com/Seniors OutreachKneehill.

Please pay attention to The Capital, the Seniors Outreach Website at www.seniorso.ca, or our Facebook.