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  NSGREA  OFFICE   

is  OPEN  for business

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
10am to 1pm














2021 - 2022  PSSP
Annual  Report

is now available for viewing





The School of Nursing at Dalhousie University is seeking VOLUNTEERS to be part of a research study to better understand the context of the hospital environment in relation to the nursing care of people with DEMENTIA.

  Click HERE for more information about this study  
or to become a volunteer





    Click  HERE  for latest NS Government's response 
to ongoing information relating to the COVID-19 pandemic,
including
TRAVEL, VACCINES & CLINICS, and RESTRICTIONS   
(You may need to refresh your browser on your PC [Press F5] to see latest updates)  



Vaccine Rollout Plan

COVID-19
Reopening Plan
Nova Scotia is gradually easing restrictions. The reopening plan
takes a phased approach based on ongoing epidemiology and hospitalizations.


Updated March 21, 2022




Province of Nova Scotia Retired Employee Health Benefits Plan

  Retired Employees Rate Adjustments  






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GET  FIT
. . . with a NSGREA Corporate Mem-ber-ship

when you sign up with your NSGREA membership card at the Canada Games Centre in Halifax's Clayton Park West


(Click on the above link for more information)





Seniors' College Association
of Nova Scotia



Click  HERE  for more information.





NS Public Service Superannuation Plan (PSSP)

Announcements
(March 2022)



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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2022
REGIONAL MEETING SCHEDULE

Click on region title below to link
to specific regional web page


January to June 2022

Meeting schedules for all regions
to be determined based on
COVID restrictions at the time

Region 3

Halifax Regional Municipality
and Hants East





Region 10

Shelburne, Yarmouth Counties

District of Clare & Digby West





Region 9

Colchester County





Region 6

Digby East to and including

Hants West





Region 8

Cape Breton Area





Region 2

Lunenburg and Queens Counties






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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



2022
REGIONAL
MEETING
SCHEDULE




2022  PENSION
PAY  DATES





Seniors' Advisory Council
of Nova Scotia


Meeting Minutes
(Approved)

February 27, 2020

March 26, 2020

April 23, 2020

June 3, 2020

September 24, 2020

October 22, 2020

November 26, 2020


February 25, 2021








Retirees 
Health Plan Booklet

(as contracted with

Medavie Blue Cross
)

Updated Effective Date
January 1, 2020



PROVINCEWIDE 211 TELEPHONE SERVICE
TO ENHANCE SERVICES FOR SENIORS




Public Service Superannuation Plan Financial Statements

Latest statements available for year ended March 31, 2021













IN MEMORIUM


steve

Stephen Gregory MacDonald

July 27, 1938  -  April 27, 2019

Obituary Overview



David Peters

David Paul Peters

April 8, 1945  -  January 21, 2019

Obituary Overview




TOPICS  of  INTEREST

The NSGEU Stand - Latest Issue

Personal Alert Assistance Program

Lawtons Drugs Discount Card Program

Travel Information for Retirees

Update on Shingles Vaccine

2022-23 Positive Aging Directory


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

NS Pension Services Corporation





TheStandSpring2022

The NSGEU Stand - Spring 2022 Pre-Convention Issue





Personal Alert Assistance Program

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lawtons
Highlights of the Lawtons Drug Partner Discount Card Program

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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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PACover
2022-23 Positive Aging Directory


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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 insurance

. . . offers NSGREA members
Special Discounts & Benefits

Call 1-877-217-5833 OR click above for further details




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.

< < < See more information opposite on front page.





  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 November 2018
UPDATED  -  January 1, 2020



Continuing Care
Continuing Care




NSPSC
NS Pension Services
Corporation










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