Atlantic Superstore pharmacist Jennifer Bell will talk about over-the-counter cold and 'flu remedies and drug interactions. Afterwards, she is offering a free 'flu shot clinic for Members of the Association. You will need to bring your Health Card to take advantage of this offer.
We will be entertained again this year to a medley of Christmas carols and other seasonal songs by the Cardinal Points. You are invited to bring your favourite Christmas baking for all to enjoy with a cup of tea of coffee. We would love to hear of any family traditions, see any unusual decorations or hear stories of Christmases past.
Pamela Fonseca, Senior Services Coordinator for the Red Cross, Atlantic Zone, will address the many forms of elder abuse, how to recognize them, and how to respond safely.
We hope you can attend these events - a good place to meet new people and make friends. Everyone is welcome at any Seniors Association public meeting. Coffee & tea will be served. For additional information email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at (902) 820-3334. Read more about Past Events...
Chantal joins our team
Chantal Pelham-Edwards (R) is the Communications Coordinator at the Seniors Association. Chantal lives in Glen Haven and can be reached at Chantal@BaySeniors.ca
Most events of interest to seniors and the residents of SMB are posted on the Community Calendar - check regularly as new events are posted daily.
Seniors Excursion for Members, Saturday, September 17, 2016 to Hope for Wildlife in beautiful Seaforth.
1 of 3 Seniors will fall every YEAR! And, a third of those falls will result in a serious injury! Please watch the videos and read the information about Preventing Falls.
Aerobics Classes will continue in September on Wednesday and Friday mornings at 10:00 at the Community Centre at 11 Station Road. The cost is $2.00.
The Seniors Association of St. Margaret's Bay is a not for profit registered society whose purpose is to:
New members are welcome and you may join the Association at any of its public meetings. Read more...
Now in its fifth year of operation, the Seniors Information Centre founded and operated by the Seniors Association of St. Margaret's Bay is becoming a "go to" resource for local seniors and their families. Read more...
Please drop in and see us...
Hours: Open Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Summer hours 10:00 a.m. to Noon (July-August)
Located beside the old Pharmasave store at 5181 St. Margaret's Bay Road. Telephone 902-820-3334 (leave a message if no answer) or email email@example.com.
Since 2009, the Association has provided many programs and activities related to its primary objectives to improve: Seniors Health & Wellness, Housing, and Living.
These programs, activities, events and other ongoing initiatives are conducted for the benefit of its Members and residents of the St. Margaret's Bay area, and produced by our many volunteers. We have summarized these achievements in a two-page graphic and text document that can be viewed or downloaded - just click on the image.
The list of achievements continues to grow, and includes the following:
|The Association has also initiated and/or supported
a number of other non-profit organizations in the area
The Nova Scotia Department of Seniors "Positive Aging 2016 Directory" is now available for download or viewing by clicking the image.
Vial of Life
The Vial of Life program assists emergency personnel in obtaining important medical facts during a crisis in your home.
Paramedics who respond to your 911 call will look for the Vial of Life symbols and information to assist them in an emergency. This saves time and can save lives!
Pick-up a free Vial of Life kit from the Seniors Association of St. Margaret's Bay Information Centre any Tuesday or Thursday from 10am to Noon and follow the simple instructions included. The Emergency Medical Information sheet is filled out for each person in the home, and stored in the vial in the refrigerator door. Click here for a Microsoft Word version of the form that can be updated with word processing and printed whenever medical conditions or medications change.
The Vial of Life Program is recognized by all Ambulance, Police, Fire, and other emergency personnel throughout NS. It is highly recommended for everyone, and especially for people living alone, taking medication and who have chronic or disabling conditions.