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October 2016 Calendar & Newsletter

Notable Quotable

“Heart power is stronger than horsepower.”

~ Henry John Heinz,
born Oct. 11, 1844

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October at a Glance

Oct 4th Legion Lunch

Oct 5th Dwayne Fettig Entertainment

Oct 10thThanksgiving (no recreation or exercise)

Oct 11th Grumpy Men Lunch at China Rose

Oct 12 – Golden Gals Get Together in Evergreen Dining Room

Oct 13thFall In House Dinner

Oct 15th Children’s Piano Rehearsal in Atrium

Oct 18th Seated Zumba in the Atrium

Oct 19th Stay on the Bus Drive

Oct 19th William Bjorn in the Atrium

Oct 24thBirthday Party in the Atrium

Oct 25th Haunted Tour and Lunch

Oct 26thMemorial Service

Oct 28thStay on the Bus Drive

Oct 31st HALLOWEEN

Check Out Your Neighbourhood Calendar for more Programs

October 2016

 

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is October 9th. Over time, family and friends have added their own meanings Thanksgiving:

  • To gather in unity – It is refreshing and invigorating when people come together, in celebration of a common purpose. It is a reconciliation of differences as well as a time of healing. In sharing our victories as well as our struggles, we find strength and hope.
  • To prepare the heart – In gratitude, we humbly reflect upon all the gifts (family, friends, health) that saturate our lives.
  • What does Thanksgiving mean to you ?

The kitchen will be serving Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner on Sunday October 9th.

We are collecting non perishable food items for the Calgary Food Bank until October 7th. There are boxes outside of the main reception as well as the Somerset entrance. At this time, the Food Bank’s most wanted items are: Canned Soup,Fruit Juice, Macaroni & Cheese, Canned Veggies, Canned Tomatoes, Canned Fruit, Pasta, Rice, Pasta Sauce, Peanut Butter, Canned Fish, Baby Food & Formula and Diapers.

 

Rehab Exercise Time Change

Please note that all 3:00 Exercise times have been moved to 1:30!

Entertainment

Dwayne Fettig Music

Wednesday Oct 5th @ 3:00pm

William Bjorn

Wednesday Oct 19th @ 3:00pm

 

Halloween Movie Monday 

There will be 3 movie showing on Halloween Monday Oct 31. If you are interested in watching one of these Halloween movies please sign up with your Top 2 picks and Recreation will do the best to accommodate you.

1. Sleepy Hollow

2. Young Frankenstein

3. Hocus Pocus

 There will be a Oaks & Acorns Daycare Costume Parade at 3:00pm

Memorial Service

Wednesday Oct 27th at 1:30pm in the Atrium

FLU Shots are Coming!

Flu season is around the corner. Influenza may not be preventable but fatality is – vaccinated people are less likely to be hospitalized. In a communal setting, like AgeCare Midnapore we encourage EVERYONE to get vaccinated. Staff may be contacting families to confirm consent – if you have further questions please call your neighbourhood nurse to discuss.

AHS goal 95% vaccinated

 

Questions or Concerns about Recreation Please Contact

Tori White, Recreation Coordinator

403-873-2612

twhite@agecare.ca