Seniors Resources

Seniors Outreach in Acme 

 Mission Statement:  Empowering citizens of Kneehill County, through volunteering, service, and advocacy, to improve the quality of life for seniors.

Office Hours and Location

Thursdays

9:00 am until 12:00 pm

Acme Seniors Center

Contact Information

Phone:

403.443.2555

for an appointment

Drop in to see Sherry Berry: Community Relations Coordinator for Acme, Carbon, Linden, Swalwell

Seniors Programs and Activities

  • Help with forms (Seniors Benefits, Seniors Financial Assistance, Pension forms, other forms as required) 

  • Caring Cars support for those in need of transportation to appointments, etc.    

  • Caring Visitors support for those who need someone to phone or drop in as needed

  • Advocacy for Seniors needs, housing, medical assistance, etc.

The AARP recommends that seniors use a medical alert system to help them remain independent, especially for those who are still quite active or who live alone, but it doesn't recommend a particular brand over another.

There was recently published a guide to the best medical alert systems, as well as how to prevent falls at home for seniors. Please take a look: