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    WELCOME TO PARKDALE NIFTY FIFTIES SENIORS ASSOCIATION

     

    We provide a place where Calgary seniors 50+ can come together to enjoy social events, workshops, art classes, bridge and other activities that match their unique needs and social interests. We recognize that seniors strengthen the community and offer a place to enhance their physical, social and emotional well-being. 

    Due to Covid–19, all activities run by Nifty 50s are on hiatus.

    Resources:

    Kerby Centre is reallocating staff and expanding our Grocery Delivery Program to meet the needs of Calgary’s seniors, the age group most at risk during this pandemic.

    If you are a senior who cannot leave your home for groceries or medications, please contact their Grocery Delivery Program at (403) 234-6571. They are opening the program to any senior regardless of income, including those in self-isolation.

    Outreach Programs Still Operating

    • Grocery Delivery Program (Thrive) is expanding to serve more seniors (403) 234-6571
    • Seniors Information Resources by phone (403) 705-3246
    • Volunteer Department 403-705-3177
    • Elder Abuse Resource Line (403) 705-3250
    • Kerby Rotary Shelter for older adults fleeing elder abuse

    March 26 – Due to concerns about social distancing, Kerby Centre’s free tax filing service is suspended until further notice.

    Calgary Co-op:

    Effective Monday March 23,we will devote 8:00 am to 9:00 am every Monday, Wednesday and Friday especially to seniors and people living with disabilities, so that they have an opportunity to shop in a freshly sanitized, fully stocked store. We will not shut our doors to others during these time frames, however we ask all other community members to please shop outside of those hours if at all possible, so that those most in need of support are able to fulfill their needs. Furthermore, our Pharmacies will open an hour earlier to support this.

    Sobeys:

    Is introducing a “Golden Shopping Hour” for seniors.  It is on a store by store basis so you will need to call the store nearest you to see if they are offering it.

    Calgary Seniors Resource Society:

    Offers a full suite of supports to seniors from grocery drop offs and pet supply deliveries. Espescially for those with a limited social network.

    www.calgaryseniors.org/seniors-social-supports

    Parkdale Community Association

    If you require assistance with errands or groceries and live in or around Parkdale, the Parkdale Community Association is offering to do that for you.  contact communications@parkdalecommunity.com

    Lina’s Italian Market

    • First shopping hour is for seniors only, 8 AM-9 AM.
    • 10% shopping discount for seniors.
    • Free delivery to seniors and senior homes.

    www.linasmarket.com

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