18 Dec
Current Events | Featured

Sounds along the railway track

Like so many Canadians, I watched with horror as the weather-related disaster unfolded in British Columbia. They called it an Atmospheric River. This term is new to me but I came to understand very quickly how destructive it can be....

4 Nov
Current Events | Wellness & Healthy Aging

Falls prevention

The healthcare system still has its hands full with the COVID-19 response, which means having an injurious winter fall could not come at a worse time.

Falls are the number one reason cause of emergency room visits for older adults in...

30 Sep
Current Events

Truth and Reconciliation, questions and answers

The following article deals with frank discussion of the experiences of residential schools and their survivors and may be distressing. The residential schools crisis line is available 24 hours a day for anyone experiencing pain or distress as a result...

2 Sep
Current Events

Heading into Fall

Writing this article in mid-August for the September edition makes me wish I was either an Epidemiologist or a Fortune Teller. 

During August we cautiously began to open programing and services in Veiner and Kerby Centres. Meals on Wheels operated...

10 Aug
Current Events | Featured

Kerby expands to Medicine Hat

My name is Richard Parker and I am President of the Kerby Centre Board of Directors. I am very pleased to tell you that on Aug. 3, 2021, Kerby will start delivering services and programs at the Veiner Centre in...

5 Aug
Current Events

The power in a name

This month marks a new beginning for our organization. We have been working for several months now with the staff at the city of Medicine Hat to transition the operation of Meals on Wheels, Strathcona Centre and Veiner Centre to...

28 Jul
Current Events

LGBTQA2S+ trailblazer honoured

The City of Calgary often honours famous locals by naming the various green spaces and parks located within after individuals.

Lois Szabo is one of the latest people to have a space named for her.

The Lois Szabo Commons is located...

5 Jul
Current Events

Elder abuse rates rise over COVID-19

Elder abuse is not often talked about for the threat that exists to a vulnerable population in Canada and the world over.

June 15 was marked as “World Elder Abuse Awareness Day,” and people are asked to wear purple to mark...