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August 2014 Activity Calendar and Newsletter – Columbia

Happy Whoop Up Days, Y’all!

Heat Wave

The Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health has asked that the following be shared with Alberta seniors.

For seniors, heat can be extremely dangerous. Those seniors who are chronically ill or take certain medications that interfere with their body’s natural cooling mechanisms may be particularly at risk.  Those who are isolated from friends, family or neighbours, have lower incomes, and/or who have lower literacy may also be at increased risk.

We have some tips in our newsletter for seniors to stay healthy, cool and safe during the summer.

Columbia August 2014 Newsletter (PDF)

Columbia August 2014 Calendar (PDF)

Nominate a Senior of Distinction

We have extended the deadline for nominations to Friday August 22nd.

Recognize a senior who shares their culture and talents, enriches our communities, and enhances the well-being of those around them. Nominate someone you know for a seniors of distinction award today!
Lethbridge Seniors of Distinction Awards
We can all think of a senior who has made a difference in our lives. They are mentors, teachers, grandparents and loved ones. They are volunteers and role models. Every day, seniors in Lethbridge make a big difference in our community.

In honour of National Seniors Day on October 1st, AgeCare’s Columbia Retirement Community along with its very committed partners the Lethbridge HeraldCTV and CKVN Radio have created the Seniors of Distinction Awards.

The senior awards in Lethbridge is an occasion to recognize local seniors and the valuable contributions they have made, and continue to make, in our communities, workplaces, and families.

Nominate a Senior of Distinction >

We are proud to recognize and celebrate the contributions, achievements, and diversity of seniors in the following senior award categories:

  1. Arts
  2. Leadership
  1. Community Service
  2. Healthy Living

2013 Seniors of Distinction Award Winners

Seniors of Distinction Lethbridge 2013 Senior Award Winners

Our Partners

Senior Award Sponsor Lethbridge Herald Senior Award Sponsor Lethbridge CTV Senior Award Sponsor Lethbridge CKVN Radio