Alberta & Northern Territories Division

Posts Tagged: seniors

Berkshire senior's group

Berkshire’s Young at Heart Seniors Build Community


When Margaret McPherson came to her first tai chi class at The Salvation Army’s Berkshire’s Citadel, she wasn’t sure what to expect. In the midst of recovering from a serious health issue, Margaret felt the need to get her body moving. At the class's break time, she was invited to attend that Sunday’s special Thanksgiving service which would also have a full turkey dinner after.

“I went to that first Sunday service and I haven’t missed once since,” says Margaret with […]

Harvest Brunch & Auction 2014

Harvest Brunch Raises Over $80,000 For Grace Manor


What an exciting time we had at our 21st Annual Harvest Brunch & Auction on October 4th! More than doubling the amount raised last year, over $80,000 will go to The Salvation Army’s Grace Manor senior’s residence for their Walking Path Project. The 420 metre path will be designed to give residents the ability to enjoy the outdoors safely and securely.

“The Walking Path Project is 70% funded from this year’s event alone,” says Captain Pam Goodyear, Divisional Secretary for Public […]