IT’S COLD! We are definitely not used to it. As a result, the two major items on our list as seniors during this winter time are –

a. Keeping warm – When seniors go outside, the following are some good items to pay attention to: Wear layers - During colder months, Seniors should wear several layers of clothing. Start with a layer that is situated a little closer to the body and made of a fabric that wicks away moisture. For outer layers, wool, flannel or thick sweatshirt materi

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Meals-On-Wheels is a unique activity throughout Alberta and offered as part of Seniors Outreach programming throughout Kneehill County. For Seniors who have the need for some meals to be brought in to their own home situations, volunteer drivers deliver these to them.

The oldest Meals on Wheels programs in Alberta began in the 1960’s in Calgary (65) and Edmonton (69). Most of these programs began to support those who:
Don’t have family close at hand to help with meals or groceries
Need

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One of the challenges that we meet in life is the balance between activity and rest. For most of us, this Christmas season, has allowed us to wind down somewhat and have a few days away from our hustle and bustle. Yes, I have heard that even seniors have ‘hustle and bustle’ or can get stressed out from too much activity in their lives. For me, in the past, when I had an extended time off, say one to two weeks, within about two to four days I was extremely sick. In other words, my bus

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As many more folks are retiring (baby boomers), one of the areas that continues to be a challenge is to have a connection made to the Alberta Seniors Supports by age 65. Perhaps a review would be helpful.

Firstly, what form does one complete? There is the provincial application for Alberta Seniors Financial Assistance. This provides for a number of supports which fall under this form.

Completing the Form:

1. When one turns 64 years of age, REGARDLESS OF INCOME, prepare to apply for your Alberta

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