November is Falls Prevention Month.  Anyone can fall, but as you grow older, the risk increases. Falls are the leading cause of serious injuries in older adults. The facts don't lie: every year, 1 in 3 Alberta seniors will fall.  The good news is that you can take steps to prevent this from happening to you. Here are some helpful hints to prevent falling:
Watch you step—wherever you are keep pathways, halls and stairways well lit and free of clutter. With winter upon us, watch out for ice, cracks

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November is the time to remember, lest we forget the sacrifices others made for our freedom.  Did you know that over a million Canadian troops participated in World War II? Of that number, 77,700 were from Alberta. We all owe these Canadian heroes a debt of gratitude. These men were our fathers, grandfathers, and great-grandfathers. Ordinary men who were forced to step up to the plate and make a difference.
Seniors Outreach, in partnership with the Three Hills Royal Canadian Legion, is offering a

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When you experience a medical issue, or other emergency, every second counts. If you are alone, delayed medical care can jeopardize your recovery, your independence, and even your life if no one knows you have fallen.  The Philips Lifeline Medical Alert Service provides simple, fast access to help 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The service offers you and your family the peace of mind and confidence to help you maintain independent living.  Philips Lifeline is trusted by thousands of hospitals

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Now that the days are cooling off, it is time to think about preparing for winter. Finding ways to stay active during the winter months can often be a challenge for many people.  Seniors Outreach offers a Link to Health program in most communities.
In Three Hills, we have a Link to Health program on Monday mornings at Bethel Evangelical Missionary Church so come and join in. There is also a Link to Health session held at Robertson Manor Thursday mornings, so stay active.
For those of you who enjoy

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