Local Matters in Cochrane, AB

COCHRANE CELEBRATES SENIORS’ WEEK June 7 to 13

Recognized annually across Alberta, Seniors’ Week is an opportunity to show appreciation for older adults and the contribution they make to our community.

From June 7-13, local seniors can enjoy free virtual events to promote wellness and connection, while also helping seniors’ access and gain confidence in using technology to stay connected.

Registration is required for all events. Visit cochrane.ca/SeniorsWeek or call Cochrane FCSS at 403-851-2250 for details.

These events were made possible through the participation of many local organizations and businesses and a generous donation by Mayfair Diagnostics.

Cochrane Seniors’ Week events include,

Monday, June 7: Free medium drip coffee:

·         Coffee Traders, 114 2 Ave W

·         Mezzo Cafe & PZA Parlour, 50 Fireside Gt

Monday, June 7: Workshop: Achieving Balance in The Second Half of Life 2-4pm

Tuesday, June 8: Gentle Yoga with Jill Novak 10:30-11:30am

Tuesday, June 8Ranching Under the Arch, Stories from The Southern Alberta Rangelands with Author Larraine Andrews in partnership with Stockmen’s Memorial Foundation 2-3pm

Tuesday, June 8: Zumba Gold with Alison 6:30-7:30pm

Wednesday, June 9: Qigong with Jill Allen 9:30-10:30am

Wednesday, June 9: Community Coffee with the Mayor, Hosted by Seniors On The Bow11am-12pm

Thursday, June 10: Zumba Gold with Alison 10:30-11:30am

Thursday, June 10: Workshop: These Mountains are our Sacred Places: The Story of the Stoney People 12-1:30pm

Saturday, June 12: Storytelling Alberta: Kindness of Strangers 10-11am or 2-3pm

Visit www.alberta.ca/seniors-week.aspx to learn more about innovative, fun and creative ways to recognize seniors across the province. 

Written by
Samantha Nickerson

Samantha is the Founder of Urbancasual.ca and is also the Lead Content Creator. She is a community inspired individual who is always looking for better ways to serve and connect the community, whether it be through the sharing of stories or organizing local events.

Samantha also designs websites & is a digital marketer.

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Written by Samantha Nickerson