July 1st we celebrated Canada's birthday. For our American friends, July 4th is Independence Day. For seniors, this is also the time of year when both Federal and Provincial funding is adjusted. The governments have now had time to review your 2012 tax returns and you may find OAS (Old Age Security) and GIS (Guaranteed Income Supplement) adjustments reflected in your July payment. These adjustments are also true for the Alberta seniors' financial supplement as well. So don't be surprised next mo

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This is SENIORS WEEK so may I encourage everyone to take the time to recognize at least one senior.
The Seniors Week Fundraising Supper is on Thursday, June 6th at 5:00 at Bethel Evangelical Missionary Church.  Harold Hunter will be the Master of Ceremonies for the evening and we will have the Peacock girls from Rosebud here playing their harps. They are incredible so this is not an event you want to miss out on and it includes an Alberta beef supper. Tickets are $15 from June 1 – 6. Lots of fun,

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The life of our Province and that of our communities are built on the hard work and collective experience and perseverance of our seniors. The tapestry of history is woven together with the richness of their stories and experiences growing up in a very different world than we live in today. The past shapes and informs our present and future reality.
We encourage all our Kneehill County community members to help Seniors Outreach celebrate the lives of our incredible seniors during the Provincially

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Living on your own, lost your appetite, or simply can't be bothered cooking, Seniors Outreach has the answer for you! On Monday, June 3rd at 11:30 – 1:00 in the Community Centre, Suzanne Sinclair from the Sweetgrass Café in Trochu is going to lead a session on simple cooking tips for anyone living on their own or who can't think what to cook and needs inspiration. This session will include a nutritious sample meal to stimulate ideas of what seniors can do. Statistics Canada reports that 50% of s

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