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Didsbury & District Seniors Support Services
Phone: 403-335-4391     Fax: 403-335-4399
Hours: Mon-Fri: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Street Address: 1811 20 St
Didsbury, AB T0M 0W0
E-Mail: seniors@didsburychamber.ca
Services offered include: Assistance, Food, Health, Information, Outreach, Recreation, Transportation. Office is located in the Didsbury Train Station. Wheelchair Accessible.

Five-0 Club of Didsbury
Phone: 403-335-8058
Street Address: 2500 15 Ave
Mailing Address: Box 1228, Didsbury, AB T0M 0W0
E-Mail: didsbury50club@gmail.com
Website: www.didsbury50club.org
Services offered: Facility Rentals, Food, Health, Recreation. 5-0 Club is Wheelchair Accessible. Members welcome: Minimum Age: 50. Annual membership packages are Basic- $30. All Inclusive - $60. Didsbury 5-0 Club has full kitchen facilities and can accommodate up to approximately 100 people. For more details and rental information, please contact 403-335-2861. Secretary: Sherry Gerbrandt

Meals on Wheels, Olds
Phone: 403-556-2585 (Delorie Walsh) or 403-556-3589 (Elsie Machell)
Olds, AB
Meals on Wheels is a volunteer, not-for-profit organization designed to assist elderly or disabled people to remain in their homes as long as possible, while maintaining proper nutrition. The drivers not only deliver food but also provide the client with an outside contact for five days a week. Meals on Wheels is also designed to assist persons on discharge from the hospital during a convalescent period. Meals are prepared at the hospital so special diets can be accommodated. Meals are delivered by volunteers Monday to Friday at 4.30 pm. Clients are charged a price, set by the hospital, and meal tickets are sold at the beginning of the month. Volunteer drivers are always welcome.

Mount View Lodge
Phone: 403-556-3603 or 403-335-8404     Fax: 403- 556-1619
Hours: 8 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday
Street Address: 5230 50 St
Olds, AB T4H 1N7
E-Mail: valerie.puttick@mvsh.ca
Website: www.mvsh.ca
Mount View Lodge in Olds provides food, lodging, scheduled personal care and other services to senior citizens who require a supportive living environment. The Lodge has a home-like atmosphere with home-cooked meals, activities and friendly staff. Lodge locations include:
  • Olds: Kiwanis Manor A & B - 16 apartments
  • Olds: Kiwanis Manor North - 16 apartments
  • Olds: Kiwanis Manor West - 30 apartments
  • Didsbury: Aspen Ridge Lodge 403-335-9848
  • Carstairs: Chinook Winds Lodge 403-337-2999
  • Sundre: Foothills Lodge 403-638-4833


Mountain View Seniors Housing, Olds
Phone: 403-556-2957     Fax: 587-796-0773
Street Address: 301, 6501 - 51 St
Olds, AB T4H 1Y6
E-Mail: admin.assistant@mvsh.ca
Website: www.mvsh.ca
Mountain View Seniorís Housing is a non-profit registered charitable organization providing assistance to seniors through lodges and self-contained apartments in Mountain View County. MVSH also operates several community housing units throughout the county for low-income families who require subsidized housing assistance. In the communities of Olds, Didsbury, Sundre, and Carstairs. Rent is based on 30% of total income. MVSH is responsible for heat, water, and sewer. Security deposit is equal to first month's rent.

Olds & District Evergreen Club
Phone: 403- 556-8515 (Hall)
Street Address: 5237 52 St
Olds, AB T4H 1H7
Website: www.oldsevergreen.org
The Evergreens are a senior citizens group (50 years and older) who meet during the week for activities such as card games, bingo, square dancing, carpet bowling, pool, shuffleboard, walking, 50+ exercises and day bus trips. The hall is available for rent - please call the Hall at 403-556-8515 for information on bookings.

Olds Lifeline Committee
Phone: (403) 556-7420
Mailing Address: Box 3822, Olds, AB T4H 1P5
Lifeline is an emergency response system that helps elderly or disabled persons maintain their independence by providing a home call system that is monitored 24 hours a day. The subscriber has a Lifeline Communicator at home with a personal HELP button that can be worn on clothing or carried around the home in a pocket. Contacts are Jim Stone 403-556-7420, Olds; Greenwood Neighborhood Place, 403-638-1011, Sundre

Olds Long Term Care
Phone: 403-507-8121 or 403-507-8167
Street Address: 3901 - 57 Avenue
Olds, AB T4H 1T4
The Long Term Care unit at the Olds Hospital and Care Centre houses 50 residents and strives to provide a homelike setting. We take an interdisciplinary team approach to planning and care provision for each resident and work towards meeting the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and social needs of all.

Olds Sunshine Bus
Phone: 403-556-8003 or 403-507-4811
Hours: Office Hours: 9 to 11 am Monday to Friday. Bus Hours: 9 am - 4 pm Monday to Friday
Street Address: Town of Olds
Mailing Address: 4512 46 St, Olds, AB T4H 1R5
Website: http://www.olds.ca/trans.html
Owned and operated by the Town of Olds, this wheelchair accessible bus service provides transportation around town for seniors (50+) and disabled persons of any age. The bus runs from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday to Friday. To book a ride, call 403-556-8003 between 9 and 11 am Monday to Friday. Tickets are available from the bus driver, or at the Town of Olds office. A service fee is charged per ride. To volunteer as a driver or dispatcher, please contact Lorraine at 403-507-4811.

OldsLifeline
Phone: 1-800-LIFELINE (1-800-543-3546)     Fax: 1-800-313-9764
Olds, AB
Website: www.lifeline.ca
Live confidently at home with Lifeline, the #1 medical alert which provides help at the push of a button, 24 hours a day. Lifeline with AutoAlert has an added layer of protection by automatically placing a call for help if a fall is detected and you can't push your button.

Seniors Advisory Council for Alberta
Phone: Dial 310-0000 then 780-422-2321     Fax: 780- 422-8762
Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday
Street Address: Alberta Seniors & Community Supports
Mailing Address: 600 - 10405 Jasper Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 4R7
E-Mail: saca@gov.ab.ca
Website: http://www.health.alberta.ca/seniors/SACA.html
The Seniors Advisory Council for Alberta (SACA) is responsible for advising the province on matters relating to Albertaís seniors. It is a government appointed body that reports through the Minister of Health. The Council gathers information on issues important to seniors by consulting with seniors and seniorsí organizations in communities across the province. The suggestions and feedback gathered through the consultations are used to develop advice on legislation, policies, funding and coordination of programs and services for seniors.

Seniors Ministries, Joy Fellowship Luncheon
Phone: 403-556-3219
Hours: Every 4th Tuesday
Street Address: First Baptist Church
Mailing Address: 5005 53 Ave, Olds, AB T4H 1H6
E-Mail: info@firstbaptistolds.ca; ntauber@firstbaptistolds.ca
Every 4th Tuesday of the month, seniors are invited to meet for a smorgasbord lunch that also includes a hymn-sing, musicians, door prizes, and a business speaker. The cost is $7.00 per luncheon. Please call 403-556-3219 to register.

Sunrise Village
Phone: 403-556-3446     Fax: 403- 556-3475
Street Address: 5600 Sunrise Cres
Olds, AB T4H 1W4
E-Mail: lisa.woodworth@airenet.com
Website: www.sunrisevillages.com
Located south of the Olds Hospital, Sunrise Village is a unique retirement community providing health and home services to meet a variety of seniors needs. We offer both supportive living apartments with 24-hour care by certified Personal Support Aides, and condominium units for those who desire more independent living. Building amenities include dining rooms with fireplaces, home-cooked meals prepared on-site, billiards, shuffleboard, a fitness room with equipment, computer and internet access, a hair salon, foot care, library, recreation programs, underground parking and much, much more.

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