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  • Seniors update – Wellness challenge rescheduled

    Health

    Please check the AHS website https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/  for COVID Vaccine information and schedules. We continue to have a Covid Swab site at the Chestermere Health Center in Kinniburgh, must be by appointment booked online.

    Wellness Challenge has been rescheduled to run March 1-30th, 2021. Let’s give back to ourselves this winter by gathering a group of 4 and taking on the Wellness Challenge, organized by the Chestermere Mental Health Coalition. How’s your big Fives? Your Sleep? Work or School? Eating Habits? Play? Love and Relationships? Gain points for your team weekly as you make changes in your daily lifestyle to enhance your own wellness. Weekly virtual Information offered on each of these areas is available. Amazing Prizes for the most improved Teams! Great way to connect and improve your big Fives going into spring. To sign up please go to www.yoursynergy.ca /chestermerewellnesschallenge. Anyone can join, business’, family’s, work colleagues, friends. Looking forward to seeing you out there.

    What’s Happening in Chestermere

    Chestermere Coalition for Seniors will meet February 17th at 1:30 via zoom please email Sharron (smatthewman@chestermere.ca ) or Leslie (leslie.racz@crpcn.ca) if you would like to attend. Everyone is welcome.

    Seniors Tele Conference Thursday 11 February 10:30 – 11:30am 

    Topic -Healthy Eating Guest speaker – Da Bin Choi, MPH, RD Dietitian, Nutrition Services, Population & Public Health. Please call Sharron at 403 – 804 – 0817 or email smatthewman@chestermere.ca to register. 

    Chestermere Seniors Resource Handbook – Please let us know if you are wanting the new handbook delivered to your door by emailing us as well, otherwise pick one up at Chestermere Library, Synergy, any Pharmacy or Dr’s office in Chestermere.

    Lakeshore Manor; is open for tours and as a complete information package available

     Mon-Friday 8-4PM Phone # 587-349-9444

    Armchair Travel 

    Armchair Travel is one of the most wonderful ways to look into our fantastic, vast world and learn as much as our hearts desire. We can travel to some of our favourite places without leaving home.  Through videos, pod casts, books and music and numerous other ways, we can go to places we have never seen, or only ever dreamed of. This way of travelling is a delightful pastime and is good for the imagination and soul. This form of travel at it’s best, makes us want to go and see for ourselves. After all we are curious individuals and have a thirst for knowledge!

    Enjoy sensory and magical experiences as we travel back in time or across the globe, take a trip down memory lane and many more exhilarating moments that will make you smile and fulfill your heart.

    Ready? Let’s explore the Golden Age of travel, the glorious 1950’s, when air travel was glamourous, airline seats were spacious with plenty of leg room, passengers dressed in their finest and felt like film stars and meals were served on best china and glassware. Come and join us on our flight as we relive those memories.

    Take a look at the fact sheet and compare the differences from that golden era of flying to present times.

    To prepare for our trip, please follow the steps for a relaxing journey. Step 1 – Pour yourself a cup of tea or your favourite tipple, Step 2- kick off your shoes, Step 3 – pull up a comfy chair, ready? let’s go!

    (Please note there are adverts at the beginning and the middle)

    In flight service in the 1950s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7Qg4FlMobg  4:46 no sound 

    Pan AM Clipper Magic with Boeing 707 1958  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdMumlGLxJo  12:25mins

    What It Was Like During The Golden Age Of Flying https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IlyCN6tVSPo    8:05 mins 

    Looking forward to seeing you soon . . .
    Leslie & Sharron