GOOD MORNING ALL! IN LIGHT OF THE MOST RECENT NOTICE FROM AB HEALTH SERVICES,WE ARE CLOSING THE CENTRE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, PLEASE KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION
Do you need a laptop or ipad to use during isolation? We have 8 laptops and two ipads to lend if you need them.
Call Angela at 403-389-2693 for more Information.
See below for links to activity sites and other things to keep you busy.
To participate in an online chat with other members, click
SOBEYS“Golden Shopping Hour” – starting this Friday at many stores. Call to confirm that they are offering this at your desired Sobeys location.
Calgary Co-Op Care Package Offering
They are taking the additional step of offering a Calgary Co-op Care Package containing food essentials, free of charge, to anyone required to be quarantined as directed by a public health agency. These Calgary Co-op Care Packages will contain non-perishable food items such as canned meat, pasta sauce, and juice. They will be delivered to those affected in the Calgary-area. These care packages will be available until April 15th. To request a care package, please contact email@example.com with your name, address, phone number, the start and end date of your quarantine, as instructed by a public health agency, as well as your closest Calgary Co-op store. This offer will extend as long as inventory permits.
FITNESS AND ACTIVITY LINKS:
We are encouraging all people to stay active in this time. Here are some resources for you to use to get your body moving!
ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES SELF-ASSESSMENT:
Alberta Health Services has released a new "Self-Assessment" tool. Here is the link:
Calgary Transit Information
Shaw is providing free access to Shaw Go Wi-Fi hotspots across Western Canada until further notice for anyone, even those who are not Shaw customers. A full list of Shaw Go locations is available atShaw
STAY SAFE ONLINE:
When using online activities over this next few weeks, here are some suggestions to keep yourself safe:
Before discussing the online activities available for seniors, it’s important to take a moment to talk about safety.
Oscar Senior is a communication platform that can help you stay in touch with your family + friends, have fun online in a safe space, and learn about technology:Oscar Senior
ONLINE TOURS - MUSEUMS AND ZOOS AROUND THE WORLD:
Here are some links to online virtual tours of Museums and Zoos around the world:
Calgary Public Library
JUST BECAUSE AIRLINES AND BORDERS HAVE BEEN CLOSED, DOES NOT MEAN WE CAN'T TRAVEL THE WORLD!
Confederation Park 55+ Activity Centre
Confederation Park 55+ Activity Centre has played a vital role in the lives of older adults since it was established in 1973 to enhance the lives of older adults in Calgary’s northwest. Today, over 740 members from around the city connect with each other through ongoing educational, recreational and social services programs.Read more
Would you like to become a member?
The Centre provides a vibrant and stimulating atmosphere for maintaining and enhancing the mental and physical well-being of Calgary’s growing senior population. Members enjoy a variety of dance, music, art, technology and exercise classes and clubs taught by some of the top instructors in the city.
Tea & Conversation
This weekly event provides mature adults in the community with an easily accessible program to enhance personal well–being. A variety of entertainment for their musical enjoyment. Live music filled with nostalgic songs and dancing from a familiar era which brings bright smiles, a little bit of exercise and the occasional sing-along.