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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

SENIORS INDEPENDENCE INITIATIVE

The Seniors Independence Initiative is a provincial grant program to help seniors get assistance with lawn care, shovelling, getting to doctors’ appointments, etc.     It is income-based, requiring a NET household income of $22,150 or less for a single person or $31,300 or less for a couple.    Call 1-877-569-0546 to request an application form.     Once the application is returned, applicants will receive a call to book an assessment.    The program is scheduled to be fully implemented in April, 2018.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

MAKING "RHEUM" FOR ARTHRITIS: A FAMILY EFFORT SESSION

EPSI will once again be hosting the Arthritis Society in Summerside at the Inspire Learning Centre on January 24 at 1 p.m, for their monthly Making Rheum for Arthritis:    A Family Effort Session, funded by the United Way of PEI.     Those looking to learn more about physical activity and arthritis are encouraged to attend the January session, featuring guest speaker Corey Arsenault, owner of Stretch Fitness Summerside.     Workshop is in the ADL Room, lower level.

To register, contact the Arthritis Society at 1-800-321-1433 or info@pe.arthritis.ca   

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The Recovery Village: Seniors Help with Substance Abuse

I received this link to a website through an email from an organization called The Recovery Village, which is an American organization dedicated to helping seniors struggling with substance abuse.    There is some very good information on the website.    Please note, however, that telephone numbers and their locations are in the U.S.     You can Google them at:


The Recovery Village        https://www.therecoveryvillage.com











Wednesday, November 15, 2017

REMINDER MEDICATIONS SESSION`

Friday, November 17 at 1:30 for a workshop by Dr. Rolly Chiasson on YOU AND YOUR MEDICATIONS.    Dr. Chiasson was here previously and he answered many questions from attendees about medications.  The workshop is upstairs in the Key Room at the Inspire Learning Centre.    Please call us at 902 888 2177 or message us to register.     Thanks, and hope to see you there.     Gloria

Thursday, November 2, 2017

YOU AND YOUR MEDICATIONS!

Mark your calendar for Friday, November 17 at 1:30 for a workshop by Dr. Rolly Chiasson.    His presentation is on YOU AND YOUR MEDICATIONS.    Dr. Chiasson was here previously and he answered many questions from attendees about medications.    Participants learned a great deal about the topic.    The workshop is upstairs in the Key Room at the Inspire Learning Centre.    Please call us at 902 888 2177 or message us to register.     Thanks, and hope to see you there.     Gloria