Senior Centres

  
  

Brooks & District Seniors Outreach

​Provides meaningful programs to seniors that promote a healthy lifestyle and allow them to enjoy their lives and remain independent for as long as possible.

Organizes Meals on Wheels and Seniors House Cleaning - attached are application forms.

Home Cleaning Services Assessment Form.pdf

Meals on Wheels Assessment Form.pdf

Brooks call 403-362-4131 or email seniors.outreach@telus.net

Fair Entry Program - Medicine Hat

The Fair Entry program is designed to assist low income families/individuals to enjoy programs throughout the city through subsidized user fees. Eligible users will have access to the following:


Recreation User Fee Assistance - 50% off up to $100 per year for City of Medicine Hat regular-priced recreation program and admissions at the Family Leisure Centre, Crestwood Recreation Centre and city-run outdoor pools. 

Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre Galleries (Art, Museum, Archives) – 50% off maximum of $20 per year admission to the Galleries. 

Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre Education Programs – 50% off percent off up to $100 per year for educational programs directly provided by staff. 

Seniors Centre/Meals on Wheels – 50% off fees up to $100 per year for programs and/or services that are directly provided by staff (*note: a separate application is required to access the Meals on Wheels program).


For questions specific to the Fair Entry application or process, please call 403-502-8001.

Fair Entry Application 2018

Golden Age Club - Bow Island

​Food & Recreation Services for Seniors

Located in Bow Island, call 403-545-2992

Good Samaritan Society - Medicine Hat

The Good Samaritan Society at South Ridge Village offers seniors multiple levels of support and the opportunity to age in place with 70 private continuing care suites and three 10-bed dementia care cottages. 

Admissions are coordinated by the Alberta Health Services Placement Coordinator in Medicine Hat, 403-528-8000

The Supportive Living program consists of 42 suites and provides accommodation and personal care services to residents in private suites. 

Call the facility at 403-528-5050 for further information.


Oyen & District Seniors Association

​The Oyen Seniors Drop in Center is situated directly across the street from the Oyen Senior Lodge.

Contact Information:

​Bill Burns
(403) 664-2340​
​wburns@telusplanet.net
​Jessie Battrum
(403) 664-2515​​battrumjessie@yahoo.ca


Pioneer Damsiter - Drop in Centre - Basssano

​The Pioneer Damsiters Drop-In Centre is a wonderful gathering place for seniors.

Call 403-641-4072 for more information


Damsiters Drop In Centre Brochure.pdf

Services for Seniors at the Veiner Centre

​Senior Services are offered at the Veiner Centre, at 255 Woodman Ave SE in Medicine Hat.

Senior Services promotes the well-being of people 50+ through various support services through the Veiner Centre. This centre is both run by a dedicated team of city staff members, as well as a huge amount of support from volunteers and community partners.

Veiner Centre main phone number: 403-529-8307

Seniors Outreach: 403-529-8368 
Health, Fitness & Recreation: 403-529-8307
Information Office: 403-529-8307
Meals On Wheels: 403-525-8885
BRANCH Senior Support: 403-504-1811 ext. 114


Supportive Counseling Services

Held on the second Wednesday of each month. Members of the Medicine Hat Senior Services can access Supportive Counseling Services for a FREE telephone or in-person consultation with Medicine Hat Family Service professionals on stress management, family issues or health and age-related losses. Call 403-529-8307 to book an appointment. The next Supportive Counselling Services day will be October 10 from 9:00am-12:00pm.


DILLS - Drop In Life Long Learning Series

Held one Wednesday per month from September through May. The September DILLS will be held on September 26, 2018 from 10:00am-12:00pm. During this session, the purpose of DILLS will be discussed, past topics will be reviewed, and topics will be considered for the future. Please register for this event by calling 403-529-8307.


The October DILLS will be held on October 24 from 10:00am-12:00pm. The topic will be Crisis Intervention - Basic Helping Skills. Learn how to best support those in your life going through a difficult time. Please register for this event by calling 403-529-8307.


Wellness Wednesday Presentations

Held one Wednesday per month from September through June. Please register by calling 403-529-8307. The next Wellness Wednesday will be held on October 17, 2018 from 10:00am-2:00pm, and will be the Fall Resource Fair. check out various services, products and programs that are available throughout our city. Booths will include information for such topics as Alberta Health Services, Health & Mobility Aids, Caregiver Supports, Home-Support Companies, Housing Options, and more. This is a free event. No membership needed; open to seniors, family membres, caregivers and friends.


Meals for Men by Meadowlands

Are you a gentleman who lives alone? If so, you are invited to a special event on Wednesday, October 3 from 4:00-6:00pm at Meadowlands. Attendees will make a meal to enjoy together and 4 more to take home. This month's menu is Stuffed Peppers. Cost is $10. Registration required - please register by calling Shantel at 403-529-8368.


Active Aging Week - September 24 - 28
To register please stop in at the Veiner Centre, or call 403-529-8307

Monday, September 24: Mindful Monday 10:00-11:30am
Get moving and mindful through a series of yoga activities

Tuesday, September 25: Urban Poling 10:00-11:30am
Some and try Urban Poling, a wonderful way to get a full body workout while walking

Tuesday, September 25: Tasty Tuesday 2:00-3:00pm
Make a healthy salad and dressing from scratch. Fee is $5, bring your own take home container.

Wednesday, September 26: Wellness Wednesday 10:00am-12:00pm
Fitness presentation and demonstration

Wednesday, September 26: DILLS 10:00am-12:00pm (see above DILLS listing for more information)

Thursday, September 27: Mediterranean Meal 11:30am-1:30pm
Enjoy a Greek meal without leaving the city. Regular meal prices apply.

Friday, September 28: River Flats Run 11:00am-12:00pm
Come cheer on the children running the River Flats Run while they make their water stop at the Veiner Centre

Friday, September 28: Fab Friday with Painter Girl 1:00-3:00pm
Painter Girl will help you explore your creative side and create a fun fall painting. Cost is $20 per person and spots are limited - please register ahead.