Grief is a very normal, expected reaction, experienced by all of us when the loss of something we hold dear is taken from us. The loss of employment, the loss of a favorite family pet, the loss of the home due to flooding, and the loss of mobility due age are some examples. However, the greatest loss we experience is the loss of a loved one who has become a part of ourselves, a part of our identity. Learning to cope with this experience is difficult since grieving is hard work and experience. If

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Our first Monthly Information Meeting will be on Thursday, September 19 starting 10:00 sharp at the CommUnity Drop-In Centre. Dr. Reedyk will be joining us to share how to navigate the medical system when you no longer have a family doctor. How do you get those prescriptions renewed or blood test results?
If you need anything from Red Deer, the Seniors Outreach bus will be going on Wednesday, September 18 so plan your appointments and shopping for that day.
Tuesday, October 1 is a special Thanksgi

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You may have heard the phrase, aging in place, as Alberta Health Services, the province, and the federal government all emphasize the need of it—but what does it actually mean.  One definition of aging in place is "the ability to live in one's own home and community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of age, income, or ability level."  Aging in place allows seniors to have a choice or option in their living arrangements and care.
One article described aging in place as a symphony

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Our Province offers wonderful benefits to people over 65 in every season of their lives. The important thing to remember about these benefits is that they are income based.  For single seniors, the income threshold is $25,800 for primary benefits only, and $21,400 for primary and secondary benefits. For senior couples, the threshold is $41,900 for primary benefits only and $33,700 for primary and secondary benefits.
If you still own your home and are eligible, Alberta Seniors Benefits offers fina

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