Welcome to the Seniors Association of St. Margaret’s Bay Website

The Seniors Association of St. Margaret’s Bay is a not for profit registered society whose purpose is to:

  • Provide housing and accommodation options and assistance for seniors;
  • Research and represent the interests of seniors living in the greater St. Margaret’s Bay area; and,
  • Promote and participate in the development of wellness living for seniors in the area.

New members are welcome and you may join the Association at any of its public meetings.
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Monthly Meetings

Christmas Party
Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 1:00pm
Shining Waters Marina, 148 Nautical Way

Mark your calendar for Thursday, December 13 – you don’t want to miss our popular Christmas Party!

Member of Parliament Peter Kent is doing a national tour speaking to seniors about internet scams and fraud and will be joining us for the first part of our Christmas Party. Our regular Christmas party programming will begin after Mr. Kent’s presentation.

Cardinal Points and Friends will be on hand to lead us in the singing of seasonal songs. Please bring your favourite sweet to share with the group, and come ready to have some festive fun!


Eye Care
Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 2:00pm
Shining Waters Marina, 148 Nautical Way

Optometrist Dr. Tim Maillet will be joining us to give a presentation, and answer your questions, on eye health.


Everyone is welcome to attend our monthly meetings, which are a great chance to catch-up with friends, hear the local news, and learn from our guest speakers.

 

Monthly Newsletter

December 2018 – In this Newsletter:

  • Gardening tops survey of favourite hobbies
  • Green burial debate proves popular
  • Chance to celebrate local volunteers
  • Free workshops on health and wellness

Click the image to read more!

Current Events & Activities

Aerobics classes at the Bay Community Centre at 11 Station Road. Wednesday and Friday mornings at 10:00am, $2 per class.

Tai Chi classes winter session will begin on Monday, January 7, 2019. Classes will go from 10:30-12:00pm at the St. Nicholas Church, Westwood Blvd. The session will run for 10 weeks and the fee is $25. Click to learn more/register.

Capital Health Community Health Teams are offering many free Wellness Programs. View the CHT September-February 2018/2019 programs guide for more information.

The Tantallon Library has a variety of programming, including card games, a book club and various information sessions. Learn more by visiting them in-person, or online.

Both Sobeys and Superstore have a variety of workshops available. Please see the individual stores for a complete listing of programs, or online for Superstore at: PC Cooking School.

Grocery Bus: Weekly trips to local grocery stores for St. Margaret’s Bay seniors. Participants are picked up at their homes and delivered to a local grocery store. The Seniors Association pays for the grocery bus service and provides volunteers who help participants purchase their groceries. Social time with tea and snacks is included. Participants are delivered back to their home. Transportation is provided by Bay Rides.


We hope you can attend these events – a good place to meet new people and make friends. Read more about Past Events…

Seniors Information Centre

Now in its seventh year of operation, the Seniors Information Centre founded and operated by the Seniors Association of St. Margaret’s Bay is becoming a “go to” resource for local seniors and their families. Read more…

Please drop in and see us…

Hours: Open Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. [July and August 10am to Noon]

Located inside the SMB Community Enterprise Centre at Unit 1 – 5229 St. Margaret’s Bay Road, Upper Tantallon, NS B3Z 4R9. Telephone 902-820-3334 (leave a message if no answer) or email centre@bayseniors.ca.

2018 Programs and Activities

Since 2009, the Association has provided many programs and activities related to its primary objectives to improve: Seniors Health & Wellness, Housing, and Living.

These programs, activities, events and other ongoing initiatives are conducted for the benefit of its Members and residents of the St. Margaret’s Bay area, and produced by our many volunteers. We have summarized these achievements in a two-page graphic and text document that can be viewed or downloaded – just click on the image.

The list of achievements continues to grow, and includes the following:

  • Seniors Information Centre
  • Monthly Speakers Meetings
  • Website – Local Services Directory
  • Potluck Luncheons & Social Events
  • Birdwatching, Golf, Boat Building
  • Tai Chi, Seniors Exercises
  • Volunteer & Leader Development
  • Seniors Research, Outreach & Advocacy
  • Annual Bay Expo
  • Monthly Newsletters
  • Cookbook, BBQ Fundraisers
  • Grocery Bus
The Association has also initiated and/or supported a number of other non-profit organizations in the area including:

  • Bay Rides
  • Bay Treasure Chest
  • Community Enterprise Centre

2018 Positive Aging Directory

The Nova Scotia Department of Seniors Positive Aging 2018 Directory is now available for download or viewing by clicking the image.

NS Action Plan for an Aging Population

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Click image for Highlights or click here for Details

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Community Calendar and Bulletin Board

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Please support the Bay Treasure Chest Community Fundraiser

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Local Services Directory Wordle

Seniors Association of SMB Brochure

 

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