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NSGREA represents about 3300 dues paying members as of August, 2018)



This year's 33rd Annual Convention
  took place
on Monday, October 1, 2018 at the DoubleTree by Hilton
101 Wyse Road, Dartmouth, NS




Advisory Council on the Implementation

of a National Pharmacare
Community Dialogue



  The formal public consultation process
has ended, but
YOU can still be involved.


  Click  HERE  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.






Seniors' College Association
of Nova Scotia




Fall course information and in-person registration sessions soon  to be provided in Mahone Bay, Chester, Truro, Liverpool and HRM

Click  HERE  for more information.





Seniors' Advisory Council of Nova Scotia


PRIORITIES for 2017 - 2018

The Seniors' 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:

                                    Nova Scotia’s Action Plan for An Aging Population

 

Priority #3            Financial and Pension Security in Retirement

 

Priority #4            Facilitate the Participation of Seniors in Nova Scotia’s

                                    Economic Recovery

 

Priority #5            Support for Caregivers




Click  HERE  for further details




2017 - 2018 Public Service Superannuation Plan (PSSP)

Annual Report
(Click above)

The 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.  




2018 Positive Aging Directory
Welcome to the 28th edition of  the Positive
Aging Directory
. A guide to programs and services for
Older Adults
in Nova Scotia.
2018 Positive Aging Directory




WANT TO HAVE AN IMPACT IN THE LIVES OF
     YOUNG PEOPLE IN YOUR                                    COMMUNITY ?


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.





aging population plan

SHIFT: Nova Scotia's Action Plan for an Aging Population



community health teams

The 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, visit www.communityhealthteams.ca







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 for mileage.

bayrides

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 application form

OR

Simply call  902-820-6600  to speak with a member of the organization directly.



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REGIONAL MEETING SCHEDULE


REGION 2


Lunenburg/Queens Area


Thursday, November 29, 2018

Lunch at noon
Meeting at 1pm
KO's Family Restaurant
434 King Street
Bridgewater, NS




REGION 3

Halifax/Dartmouth Area


Tuesday, November 27, 2018
 
Christmas Lunch
12 noon for dinner service at 12:30pm
(15% meal discount)
Steak & Stein Restaurant
6061 Young Street
Halifax, NS

If attending, please
RSVP HERE by November 23rd



REGION 6

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)
Berwick, NS



REGION 8

Cape Breton Area


Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Meeting at 12:15pm
Pensioners' Club
30 Inglis Street
Sydney, NS


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Do YOU need & want affordable DENTAL insurance coverage ?
Click HERE for more information !!!




Overview on
GMS TravelStar Insurance


Looking for a quote ?
Click HERE




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Useful Information



2018
REGIONAL
MEETING
SCHEDULE




2018  PENSION
PAY  DATES





Retirees 
Health Plan Booklet

(as contracted with

Medavie Blue Cross
)

Latest Printed Edition
October 1, 2015



press release
early  in  2017 -
a few words from our Premier's Office re a

Pharmacare  Update



PROVINCEWIDE 211 TELEPHONE SERVICE
TO ENHANCE SERVICES FOR SENIORS




Public Service Superannuation Plan Financial Statements



Pension News for
Retired Members
of the PSSP


2016-2017 PSSP Annual Report
Highlights as of March 31, 2017
2017 Pension Payment Dates
2017 PSSP Review
Helpful Contact Information



Investment Policies and Reports

Including the most recent report
for the period ending
  JUNE 30, 2018




Public Service Superannuation Plan Trustee Inc
PSSPTI



TOPICS  of  INTEREST

The NSGEU Stand - Latest Issue

Personal Alert Assistance Program

Lawtons Drugs Discount Card Program

2013 Publications re Pensions & Recruitment

Travel Information for Retirees

Update on Shingles Vaccine

2018 Positive Aging Directory

Financial Measures Act - Fact Sheets

BoomersWork - Job Search for Older Workers

ReBoom - a new Northwood initiative

NS Centre on Aging

EHS Ambulance Service Fees

"The Broken Pension Promise"

Johnson Insurance

Great West Life

Canadian Red Cross Volunteer recruitment

Seniors' College Association of NS

Seniors' Legal Planning Information Kit

NSGREA Merchandise

NSGREA Dental Plan

Older Drivers' Program

NS Pharmacare

Community Links


Retirees Health Plan Booklet  

NS Continuing Care

National Seniors Council

NS Pension Services Corporation





NSGEU-The Stand

The NSGEU Stand - Latest Issue

Check out Page 15 for a submission
by our President - Bernard Conrad




Personal Alert Assistance Program

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lawtons
Highlights of the Lawtons Drug Partner Discount Card Program

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Provincial and Local Newspaper Publications re Pensions and  Member Recruitment


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TRAVEL INFORMATION
for RETIREES
who want to make travel a part of their memories

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shingrix
Update on Herpes Zoster (Shingles) Vaccination

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PAD2017
2018 Positive Aging Directory


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NS Financial Measures Act (Bill 17)
Fact Sheet  (2012)
Fact Sheet  (2013)




BoomersWork
Matching older workers with jobs.
Helping to link the right professional profiles to key contract requirements.

NOTE:  Contact BoomersWork directly for information - not the  NSGREA office




ReBoom
A new Northwood initiative - a different way of looking at life and what's important to you and your family




NS Centre on Aging
Check out the most recent
Fall  2017  Newsletter




Emergency Health Servcies
SERVICE FEES

EHS Ground Ambulance Service Fees
(as of April 1st, 2015)



The Broken
Pension Promise


A Presentation to
Convention 2011 by
Region 6 member
Dave Peters


The Real Truth
Where our pension was back in early 2010, where it is today and where it will be in 2015 . . .






JOHNSON  INC.




Volunteer Recruitment      Strategy Underway

Want to be a volunteer with the Red Cross Emergency Response Team in your area?   Positions are now available for qualified individuals - training courses begin in September.
Click  HERE  for more information.




SENIORS' COLLEGE ASSOCIATION OF NOVA SCOTIA
Continue your life-long learning by joining the Seniors’ College Association of Nova Scotia, a registered non-profit providing non-credit academic courses to seniors (age 50+) in Nova Scotia.





  The Seniors' Legal Planning
Information Kit
- "It's In Your Hands: Legal Information for Seniors and their Families" is now available FREE online to all Nova Scotians.




Merchandise FOR PURCHASE



dental plan
NSGREA Dental Plan



Older Person Safe Driving Program
Older Person Safe Driving Program

View VIDEO
The Older and Wiser Driver



pharmacare
N S Pharmacare
Family Pharmacare






Check out their latest E-BULLETIN relating to topics affecting Seniors


Healthcare Booklet
Retirees Health Plan Booklet

Latest printing October 1, 2015



Continuing Care
Continuing Care




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National_Seniors_Council


NSPSC
NS Pension Services
Corporation










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