This year's 33rd Annual Convention
took place on Monday, October 1, 2018 at the DoubleTree by Hilton
101 Wyse Road, Dartmouth, NS
Council on the Implementation
of a National Pharmacare
The formal public consultation process
has ended, but YOU can still be involved.
to learn about the Advisory Council and to learn how you can
share your ideas on this most important topic
affecting senior Canadians like yourself.
A Message from the
Canadian Labour Congress
(the national voice of Canada's unions)
It's crunch time. The Advisory Council on the Implementation of National
Pharmacare is about to report back to the government.
Big Pharma and insurance industries are spending big bucks to lobby for a
"fill-in-the-gaps" model. Let's make sure that we challenge their self-serving
You can write to the Chair of the Advisory Council, Dr. Eric Hoskins, right
now. Tell him that half-measures and band-aid solutions won't work.
Click HERE to send your message to Dr. Eric Hoskins (Chair of the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare).
We can't underestimate the power of every message we send at this crucial
moment. The Council is working on its interim report as I write this.
Let's make sure the report reflects what we want and what we need.
Council of Nova Scotia
PRIORITIES for 2017 - 2018
Advisory Council of Nova Scotia will advocate for seniors in this province for
measurable improvements in the following priorities by being informed and
influencing the decision makers in various government departments responsible
to carry out the actions of the priority.
Priority #1 Patient Centered Health Care
Priority #2 Monitor
the recommendations of SHIFT:
Scotia’s Action Plan for An Aging Population
Priority #3 Financial and Pension Security in
Priority #4 Facilitate the Participation of
Seniors in Nova Scotia’s
Priority #5 Support for Caregivers
Click HERE for further details
|Seniors' College Association
of Nova Scotia
course information and in-person registration sessions
to be provided from January 7-9
in HRM, Chester, Mahone Bay, Liverpool and Truro, as follows -
Monday, January 7/2019 (information only)
Chester & Mahone Bay - Tuesday, January 8/2019
Liverpool & Truro - Wednesday,
Click HERE for more information.
2017 - 2018 Public Service Superannuation Plan (PSSP)
Annual Report provides you with interesting statistics about the PSSP. It also
includes information on the PSSP’s 2017-2018 investment performance and its
financial status at year-end March 31, 2018.
|Welcome to the 28th edition of
Aging Directory. A guide to
programs and services for
in Nova Scotia.
WANT TO HAVE AN IMPACT IN THE LIVES OF
YOUNG PEOPLE IN YOUR
Learn about Mentoring Plus,
an initiative led by Dalhousie University's College of Continuing
Education, which brings together retirees who want to share their
skills, knowledge and networks with groups of young adults who need
help determining a career path.
Click HERE to view further information regarding
the Mentoring Plus strategy for social and economic opportunities.
Community Health Team (CHT) is a community health model that focuses on the
promotion of health and wellness. CHTs support individuals and families to build
knowledge, confidence, and skills to help make healthy lifestyle choices and to
better prevent and manage risk factors that are common across chronic
conditions. Each CHT collaborates with many partners, and is working to
strengthen links across the health system, and involves the participation of the
community it serves. CHTs are led by Primary Health Care at Nova Scotia Health
Authority, in partnership with the IWK Health Centre. For more information,
As part of the Atlantic Canada Health Care Coalition Society,
members of NSGREA are able to receive great Fleet Discount Pricing
on NEW Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, RAM and Fiat vehicles.
To take advantage of this special pricing, contact Head Office to obtain
a special "Fleet #" to present to participating Chrysler dealerships
as part of your purchase process.
BAYRIDES - a community based, non-profit organization
offering affordable, reliable and accessible transportation to all residents
of the St. Margaret’s Bay area of the Halifax Regional Municipality, is
seeking volunteer drivers to complement their service.
Volunteer drivers use their personal vehicle and are reimbursed
If this seems like a worthwhile use of your time and service to
your community as a retiree, CLICK on the
above logo for additional information and to download a volunteer driver
Simply call 902-820-6600 to
speak with a member of the organization directly.
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Lunch at noon
Meeting at 1pm
KO's Family Restaurant
434 King Street
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
12 noon for dinner service at 12:30pm
(15% meal discount)
Steak & Stein Restaurant
6061 Young Street
If attending, please
RSVP HERE by November 23rd
Annapolis Valley Area
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Meeting at 10:30am
(Pay for own lunch)
The Driftwood Restaurant
229 Commercial Street
(Corner of Commercial & Cottage Streets)
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