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COMMUNITY RESOURCES

· Calgary Transit Changes: http://www.calgarytransit.com/

· Age Friendly Calgary Resources: Essential phone numbers for seniors: HERE

· Alberta Health Services Help in Tough Times:   https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/amh/Page16759.aspx

·PLEASE BE AWARE OF ONLINE SCAMS AS WELL AS PHONE-CALL SCAMS:   https://globalnews.ca/news/6692519/coronavirus-phone-scam-alberta-health-credit-card/

·  Kerby Center has a Seniors Hotline: HERE

·  Grocery Stores: click HEREto see a list of grocery stores in SW Calgary, their hours, and special services.

· City of Calgary - Seniors Services +Resources https://www.calgary.ca/CSPS/CNS/Pages/Seniors/Seniors-Programs-Services.asp

·  Q & A Regarding Senior's Housing: HERE

·  City of Calgary's Community Resources Page: HERE

·  Financial Supports for People Impacted by COVID-19: HERE

·   Alberta.ca - COVID-19 info for Albertans: https://www.alberta.ca/coronavirus-info-for-albertans.aspx?fbclid=IwAR25qtmBm0RXteG53o-hCFahlQRQoi8DBUxiTta3Tndc-spjIUH3dYThH2Q

STAY SAFE ONLINE:

When using online activities over this next few weeks, here are some suggestions to keep yourself safe:

Before discussing the online activities available for seniors, it’s important to take a moment to talk about safety.

Oscar Senior is a communication platform that can help you stay in touch with your family + friends, have fun online in a safe space, and learn about technology: https://www.oscarsenior.com/

Remember:

  • Not to give out any personal or sensitive information online. 
  • To always select a non-identifiable username. 
  • How to recognize the ‘secure’ symbol in the address bar.
  • Not to click on pop-up advertisements. 

ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES SELF-ASSESSMENT:

 Alberta Health Services has released a new "Self-Assessment" tool. Here is the link:

https://myhealth.alberta.ca/journey/covid-19/Pages/COVID-Self-Assessment.aspx


EXPLORE THE UNIVERSE WITH NASA:

https://www.nasa.gov/

Explore NASA's online activities, e-books, podcasts and other content. The universe is waiting.

·        Play games or get homework help with STEM activities

·        Solve challenges and become a citizen scientist

·        Listen to one of our many different podcasts

·        Read some of our popular e-books

·        Work on your application to be an astronaut

·        Spot the International Space Station in the night sky


NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC LINKS: 

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/

https://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/ng-live


VIRTUAL TOURS OF NATIONAL PARKS:

Virtual Rainforest :https://msu.edu/user/urquhart/tour/

National Parks :https://www.travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/national-parks/virtual-national-parks-tours

360-Degree Videos Capture the New Seven Wonders of the World : https://mymodernmet.com/new-seven-wonders-of-the-world-daily-360/



ONLINE PAINT-BY-NUMBERS PAGES:

http://coloritbynumbers.com/online/book/flowers

Printable Pages: https://coloringhome.com/free-printable-paint-by-numbers-for-adults

Wildlife Photography Winning Photos of 2019: https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2019/10/winners-of-the-wildlife-photographer-of-the-year-2019/600130/


BROADWAY MUSICALS:

BroadwayHD - The platform is offering a free seven-day trial, along with an $8.99 monthly plan.

https://www.broadwayhd.com/

15 Broadway Plays and Musicals You Can Watch On Stage From Home

https://www.playbill.com/article/15-broadway-plays-and-musicals-you-can-watch-on-stage-from-home

Youtube – Full Broadway Musicals

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLA0e0fAo1CTaSpuy64VEecKicgTEcwhaT

MUSEUMS:

Glenbow Library + Archives

https://glenbow.ucalgary.ca/

ONLINE ART CLASSES:

Links to free online drawing classes

https://www.thoughtco.com/free-online-drawing-classes-1098200

Art Attack

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Dsb_r8qDss&list=RD5Dsb_r8qDss&index=1

10 University Art Classes You Can Take for Free Online

https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-10-university-art-classes-free-online

Arty Factory

https://www.artyfactory.com/


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