Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Thursday that the previously announced special payment to seniors will arrive in early July. Seniors eligible for the Old Age Security (OAS) pension and the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) will receive their special one-time, tax-free payment during the week of July 6. […]
With Morinville Community Library staff unable to visit area seniors as they usually do, and to help with Morinville and area seniors who are feeling isolated, library employee Ginger Blanchette came up with an idea to help.
(NC) Older adults experience higher rates of chronic pain and disease than the general population and are therefore routinely prescribed opioids to deal with pain associated with conditions such as arthritis and cancer. This may help explain why they have a higher rate of hospitalizations due to opioid poisoning than any other age group, according to a recent report. […]
(NC) Many fraudsters target their scams at seniors, believing that they are more vulnerable and easier to trick. This isn’t always true of course, but seniors remain one of the most targeted groups, so it pays to be cautious. […]
Primary Care Network St. Albert & Sturgeon is partnering with Morinville’s Family and Community Support Services Department to deliver two Lunch & Learn Workshops on mental health over the next month. Earlier this year the partnership provided a session on anxiety. The next two are about stress on Feb. 20 and understanding depression on Mar. 11. Both sessions are no cost events and take place at the cultural centre from 10:30 a.m. until noon.
Heritage Lodge’s new Program Coordinator Liette Beaulieu has had an opportunity to get her feet wet on the job since joining the facility at the end of March. With a full month of activities under her belt, she is now looking to increase the programming and the interconnection with the broader community.