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.
In honour of National Seniors Day on October 1st, AgeCare’s Columbia Retirement Community along with its very committed partners the Lethbridge Herald, CTV 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.
We are proud to recognize and celebrate the contributions, achievements, and diversity of seniors in the following senior award categories: