28 Mar
Current Events | Featured

Kerby Centre welcomes new board member

Kerby Centre is excited to announce that Gordon Nott of Medicine Hat has officially joined its board of directors

Nott’s brings with him not only a wealth of experience in volunteering, non-profit work and seniors advocacy but also a local perspective...

28 Mar
Current Events | Featured

Sending Sunshine with handwritten cards

Let’s be frank: 90 per cent of the mail one receives is pretty boring stuff.

It’s bills, invoices, random political flyers or business coupons. But whenever you receive an actual, addressed letter with words from a friend, it’s something to treasure.

With...

22 Feb
Current Events | Money

Tax time at Kerby Centre

It is tax time at Kerby Centre: each year our Tax Volunteers help seniors aged 55+ or AISH recipients prepare their taxes.

We do this for seniors who have a low annual income. Last year our volunteers completed 3838 tax returns...

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...