Programs at Ladysmith Seniors Office are running strong in June

The LRCA Seniors Office hosts an information session called The Grateful Executor June 19 at 1:30 p.m. at Eagles Hall.

The Seniors Office of the Ladysmith Resources Centre Association (LRCA) is hosting an information session called The Grateful Executor with dynamic speaker Kevin Holt Thursday, June 19. Learn all about the responsibilities of finding or being an executor during this session, which runs from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Ladysmith Eagles Hall at the corner of First Avenue and French Street. Anyone from the community is welcome. Refreshments will be served, and there will be door prizes. Please call Barb at 250-245-3079 to register.

The LRCA program Students Helping Seniors will be starting soon. How do you qualify? You must be at least 55 years of age, be willing to provide the necessary tools, equipment and material, live in the Ladysmith area and be willing to provide supervision. The cost is $10.25 an hour to receive help around your yard from local students.

For more information, call the LRCA at 250-245-3079 and talk to co-ordinator Michael Williams — or Barb.

Another reminder that the programs Friendly Visitors and Telephone Tree are up and running.

Any senior or shut-in interested in being a client or a volunteer, please contact the LRCA, and the co-ordinator, Julie, will contact you.

The Seniors Office is available to any senior Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Please call to make an appointment, or drop in for assistance with referrals, advocacy, government forms, or educational materials.

For more information about the Seniors Office, its programs and its services, please call the LRCA at 250-245-3079.


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