Tag: Age Friendly Cold Lake

Age Friendly Cold Lake (AFCL) needs more volunteers so they can build on the success of their NavCare program NavCare matches a volunteer “navigator” with a client who could use some help finding their path to better living. The clients are usually older people with health concerns or care needs; the navigators volunteer an hour […]

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The members of the Cold Lake Men’s Shed feel there is an opportunity—and a need—for the movement to take root in other Alberta and Saskatchewan communities. To help this along, they are hosting a conference of other Men’s Sheds as well as communities who might want to start a Shed of their own. Men’s Sheds […]

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Lakeland seniors took advantage of the many activities offered throughout Alberta Seniors Week June 6 to 12. Seniors’ clubs, municipal recreation departments, and Family and Community Services (FCSS) organizations provided social activities, games, and plenty of good food for older persons in the region. St. Paul Regional FCSS started the week with a luncheon in […]

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Age Friendly Cold Lake (AFCL) is looking for volunteers now! They are expanding on their Friendly Visiting program by way of a Memorandum of Understanding with Nav-CARE and as a Community Ambassador to the Alzheimer’s Society.   So, what is Nav-CARE? Nav-CARE is a national support program that puts trained volunteers with people and their […]

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Age Friendly Cold Lake (AFCL) has been designated as a community ambassador by the Alzheimer Society for Alberta and the Northwest Territories.  The society’s community ambassadors are usually individual volunteers, but AFCL was accepted for the role as an organization. “Typically the ambassador would be a community member who is interested in learning more about […]

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Following last winter’s amazing event, Age Friendly Cold Lake is coming back with the second annual Cold Lake Ice Fishing Tournament in February 2022. Last year’s registration reached the participation limit of 400 anglers. The 2022 tournament was announced November 4, and is already at 201 registered participants. Cathy Aust of Age Friendly says that […]

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“She loved it!” “They were all smiles!” Just some of the feedback we’ve heard this summer about the Cycling Without Age program offered by Age Friendly Cold Lake.  Now that the rides are done for the season due to shorter days and cooler mornings, we’re reflecting on all the trishaw rides our volunteers have piloted […]

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Age Friendly Cold Lake (AFCL) has a new service to offer to area seniors—piloted bike rides. The organization received their trishaw—a three-wheeled variant on a rickshaw—several weeks ago,and it was assembled and calibrated at Mach 1 Sports in Cold Lake.Four volunteer pilots have been trained to operate the vehicles, which use pedal power and a […]

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Everything comes down to where you drill your hole. Some participants described the fishing as “slow” at the Cold Lake Ice Fishing Tournament February 12 – 14, but there was enough action to keep them out on the ice. In the end, Jason Laudin won for the biggest fish at 35 inches. Keira Kowalchuk won […]

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Age Friendly Cold Lake has had its food security project extended to the end of March. The project, which was originally due to expire December 31, is funded by a provincial grant. No new money has been added to extend the project, but Age Friendly has been given more time to implement its program. The […]

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