Seniors Outreach News - April 8, 2015

With all the talk about the federal and provincial budgets, this article is a reminder that if you qualify for Alberta Seniors Benefits, get your requests in now before the new budget year starts on July 1, 2015. Alberta Seniors Benefits are income related so you need to meet the income thresholds.
If you own your own home, you may be eligible for appliances; a bed; a lift chair; home repairs including roof repairs, furnace replacement/repairs, hot water tank, plumbing or electrical repairs; health supports such as nutritional beverages including Ensure or Boost, foot care, and prescription costs (you need a 12-month printout from your pharmacy); Lifeline; reimbursement for medical trips; and housekeeping/yard maintenance. To check your eligibility or to send in a request, feel free to contact our office. We are happy to help you.
The next Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra open rehearsal is coming up on Friday, April 10 and celebrates the Russian masters including Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, and Shostakovich. Don't miss this great opportunity to hear beautiful music from a wonderful orchestra. This is for people 55+ so phone our office to save your seat.