FCSS staff offer support, educational workshops and presentations to both seniors and their families (including caregivers). The information and support offered in this program enables seniors to make choices that will improve their health and well being.
Seniors Financial Assistance Programs
Information and assistance with forms for programs and services available to eligible individuals.
This is an intergenerational program connecting seniors with local students to share knowledge and develop local friendships.
The Brains Response to Stress
We will be discussing the topic of stress and some of the biological components that contribute to the experience of stress. As well as, exploring strategies for effectively managing moments of stress.
Stress Management & Conflict Resolution
An interactive presentation will explore how we use The Drama Triangle when experiencing stress or conflict, as well as at least one idea for other options for managing stress or conflict.
Bullying & Harassment Awareness
This discussion focuses on identifying bullying and harassment: the various types, negative ways to use power, emotions and feelings, 5 basic emotional needs, the cycle of hurt and self-care.
Tax Return Clinic
Trained volunteers offering FREE assistance with tax returns to individuals, families, seniors with modest income and simple tax situations, who meet the income criteria.
These rural conferences are a couple times each year and provide seniors an opportunity to learn, laugh and connect with resources within their community.
Setting Healthy Boundaries
An interactive presentation exploring the "traffic light" approach to boundaries and to explore less helpful boundaries.
Support groups provide the opportunity to receive support and strategies from FCSS Seniors Wellness Coordinator as well as from others experiencing similar situations. To find a support group in your area, please call 403-915-7063 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Getting the Most Out of Life
Getting the Most out of Life through Mindful Awareness: Mindfulness is the awareness that emerges through paying attention on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally, to things as they are.
Information and Support
Seniors, their families and caregivers can gain information on a variety of topics.
Support group for adults, 19 yrs and older, who have lost loved ones and are attempting to navigate through the maze of hurt, sorrow, and heartache of grief.
A day filled with entertainment, display booths and a lunch. For more information contact 403-795-2963.
Caring for Aging Parents
This presentations will offer helpful tips on caring for aging parents, such as when and how to prepare elderly parents for moving into a seniors care facility/nursing home, and how to best care for parents with dementia.
Personal Directives & Power of Attorney
This presentation will address the importance of having personal directives and appointing power of attorney for ourselves and our aging parents.
Presentations and Conferences
Presentations are provided on a range of topics to support the wellness of seniors in their every day lives.
The volunteer program is designed to provide support to FCSS programs by providing leadership to volunteers.
Income Tax Support
Connects eligible individuals with free help in completing their income tax returns. For more information please click.