Seniors Outreach - December 1, 2021

The Community Bus Run in Three Hills will continue on Thursday afternoons in December. The cost of $3 per round trip.

GIFTS FOR GRANDPARENTS PROGRAM: Seniors Outreach is asking for financial donations again this year.

We have extended our donation time to no later than the week of November 29, 2021. Besides mailed in cheques and in-person donations to Seniors Outreach @ Box 1465 Three Hills AB T0M 2A0 - E-transfers may be made to office@seniorso.ca . Please include your name and address in order to provide you with a receipt for your generous donations.

CLIENT INFORMATION: Under the present Alberta health restrictions, Seniors Outreach will, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: Continue to follow Mandatory Masking, physical distancing, and hand washing/ sanitizing for all indoor public spaces (including our Main office, Extension Offices across Kneehill County, our buses, and the CommUnity Drop-In Center in Three Hills). Follow the Restriction Exemption Program established by the province in order to ENTER AND USE the CommUnity Drop-In Centre in Three Hills. Our $2 daily charge is still in effect. NOTE: Going forward from November 15, we understand that the Alberta vaccine record with QR Code will be the only valid Alberta proof of vaccination. NOTE: We do need hosts and hostesses to continue daily opening of the CommUnity Drop-In Center (Mondays to Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.). Please contact Seniors Outreach at 403-443-2555 if you are available to volunteer your time.

Suspension of all Specialty bus trips – Until further notice. VOLUNTEER BUS DRIVERS NEEDED: Seniors Outreach is in need of some volunteer bus drivers. If you have a class 1, 2 or 4 license and have some time to provide driving service as a volunteer, please contact Seniors Outreach.

THE SENIORS OUTREACH LARGE PRINT TELEPHONE BOOKS ARE FOR SALE! Call Seniors Outreach As this is also a fundraiser for Seniors Outreach, the cost will be $10/book due upon pick up.

The Meals On Wheels program – Frozen Meals: We will continue with this program through ordering and payment (cash/cheque/e-transfer) for these orders. We would appreciate your orders and payment by Thursday December 2nd. Delivery will be on Tuesday December 14th. This will be the last order in 2021. Please have your orders in to Seniors Outreach as soon as possible.

NOTE: DO NOT CALL and DO NOT ORDER DIRECTLY WITH WHEATLAND FCSS…….PLEASE CONTACT SENIORS OUTREACH at 403-443-2555 to make orders and to arrange payment.

The next order date will be Thursday, December 9, 2021 with the delivery date on Tuesday, December 21, 2021. This will be the last frozen meals order date/delivery date for 2021!

Remember: If you are paying via e-transfer funds to Wheatland Meals on Wheels, DO NOT DO SO before you have provided your order to Seniors Outreach and then you will be given a date to do your e-transfer payment. Thank you!

MEALS ON WHEELS – HOT MEALS: Please be aware that you are also able to order hot meals for Three Hills, Acme and Linden (deliveries will be at noon hour Mondays through Fridays each week). 1 meal per day is delivered and the cost is $10/meal. Call Seniors Outreach to order the week before requiring the meals.

Seniors Outreach MAIN OFFICE is open for regular hours for in person services (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY) –Mondays to Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily.

Extension Offices: will provide client services in person (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY) in Kneehill North: Trochu office at Frank VanderKley’s Law Offices – presently on Tuesdays & Wednesdays (9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.). Torrington office at the Arena is open Thursdays (9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.). Kneehill South: Acme office at the Acme Seniors Association – Thursdays (9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.) Carbon at the New Horizon’s Centre – Tuesdays (9:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m.) Linden at the 50+ Club (Care & Share Centre) – Thursdays (1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.) Please be aware that the doors may be locked/closed at the extension offices. The coordinator for the extension office will let you in at your appointment time! UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: As the present situation continues to be quite changeable, Seniors Outreach is taking phone calls/emails and making appointments. As such, you are welcome to email us at office@seniorso.ca or call Seniors Outreach.

CARING CARS/WHEELCHAIR BUS USAGE: For medical appointments one may call to book Caring Cars/Wheelchair Bus for those who need this support. Under Provincial restrictions, Masking and distancing on buses and masking for caring cars is presently still required.

SENIORS OUTREACH IS ON FACEBOOK! PLEASE PAY ATTENTION TO the Three Hills Capital, the Seniors Outreach Website, or our Facebook page for further changes to our operations.