Seniors Outreach - April 3, 2019

At Seniors Outreach we try to enable or support those who come to see us through provision of services. You are able to make an appointment by phoning 403-443-2555 or from Carbon by calling 1-800-443-2555 to our main office. You will be able to generally make an appointment at the main office when you call; if you need an appointment in Kneehill North or Kneehill South you will be able to leave your name, phone number and community that you need an office appointment in. The Coordinators from Kneehill North and or Kneehill South will call you back and set up an appointment – usually Tuesdays through Thursdays. After the appointment is set up, you will come to one of our offices to meet with the appropriate staff member:

Main Office – 128 – 3rd Ave S, Three Hills, AB (in the old Provincial Building) between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays

Kneehill North offices – 321 Main Street (in Frank VanderKley’s Law office), Trochu

Between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays

-Torrington Library, Torrington by appointment on Thursdays

- Kneehill South offices – New Horizons Seniors Centre, Carbon between 9:00 a.m. and

12:00 p.m., Tuesdays

- Acme Seniors Association, Acme between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Thursdays

- 50+ Club, Care & Share Centre, Linden between 1:00 p.m. and4:00 p.m., Thursdays

Our staff will meet with you and attempt to provide you with

• a ‘listening ear’

• the forms that you need

• the facilitation/connection with those personnel, organizations and government departments that you require assistance with advocacy – as needed/phone calls, etc.

• opportunities for volunteerism

• information and/or questionnaires that may be helpful

• connection to programs that we and/or other organizations provide which may be of assistance to you

As a Seniors’ connection and support agency, Seniors Outreach works hard to promote a wide variety of services which will help you and where appropriate – your family, to walk through this next ‘season’ of life.

Seniors Outreach provides opportunities to learn, to interact, to socialize and to volunteer in order to keep one’s mental and physical abilities engaged. Be Encouraged and Join Us!

Seniors Outreach Activities: Call Seniors Outreach Main Office (403-443-2555 or toll free from Carbon at 1-888-443-2555) to sign up/purchase tickets or for more information for the following:

Monthly Information Meetings in April

“Maximum Hearing” by Maxine Williams-Herbert – Thursday, April 18, 2019

-10:00 a.m. Drop-In Centre, Three Hills

- 6:00 p.m. Potluck and Presentation at 50+ Club, Care & Share Centre, Linden

“What is a Greensleeve?” by PCN Connie Reichel – Thursday, April 18, 2019

- 2:00 p.m. Silver Willows Seniors Centre, Torrington

Photography Contest: Call in or stop in at the Seniors Outreach office to pick up sign up forms for your photography submissions. We are looking for 2-3 pictures from each senior (65+) photographer by May 16, 2019. Judging will occur in early June.

RED DEER BUS TRIP – (Appointments/Shopping/etc.) – Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Call Seniors Outreach to book your space on the bus. Please call early.

REMINDER: For Basic Income Tax preparation and submission for Seniors 2018 Income tax – contact Kneehill Regional Family and Community Support Services at 403-443-3800.

Seniors Outreach Program Society is thankful to Alberta Culture and Tourism for their support through the Community Initiatives Program Operating Grant for 2017 and 2018!