Tag: Age Friendly Cold Lake

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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Diane Stonehocker presented the report “Creating an Age-Friendly Cold Lake” to Cold Lake city council on August 11. The report is the fulfillment of a project funded by the Alberta government’s Aging Well in Community grant and conducted by Cold Lake and District Family and Community Services Society (FCSS).  According to the report, the project […]

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Age Friendly Cold Lake will be lending a hand with the Cold Lake and District Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) Meals on Wheels program within the city and into the MD of Bonnyville.  The grant comes from money that the provincial government has earmarked to address Covid-related priorities. The grants are distributed by the […]

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