Welcome to the Bowmont Seniors Assistance Association!

Seniors Helping Seniors

The Board of Directors welcomes you to the Bowmont Seniors Assistance Association.  Over our Association’s 45 year history as a group of volunteers in the Bowness, Montgomery and Greenwood Village areas of Northwest Calgary, we have always been seniors helping seniors.  The Board works diligently to help seniors by addressing issues of particular concern to them and assisting in creating community solutions so that they may live healthy, comfortable and dignified lives.

Upcoming Events

23 Oct '18 Tuesday Tea And Conversation23 Oct @ 1 pm - 3 pmBowness Seniors’ Centre, 6422-35th Ave NW
Calgary, T3B 1S6
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27 Nov '18 Tuesday Tea & Conversation27 Nov @ 1 pm - 3 pmBowness Seniors’ Centre, 6422-35th Ave NW
Calgary, T3B 1S6
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22 Jan '19 Tuesday Tea & Conversation22 Jan @ 1 pm - 3 pmBowness Seniors’ Centre, 6422-35th Ave NW
Calgary, T3B 1S6
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Recent News

Dehydration – Not Enough Water – from Global News
Dehydration – Not Enough Water – from Global News

In this article and video from Global News “This is what happens to your body when you don’t drink enough water” , Global News reporter Marilisa Racco   discusses the dangers of dehydration “You may think that little bottle of water you keep on your desk or in the cup…

Seniors at risk during extreme hot weather events – From CBC.CA
Seniors at risk during extreme hot weather events – From CBC.CA

According to CBC.ca News ( https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/seniors-at-risk-during-extreme-hot-weather-events-1.4192136 ), heat can be especially hard on elderly adults. In this article from 2017, Ash Kelly describes how the human body loses the ability to regulate temperature as it ages – and gives some great tips for staying cool.  

An Active mind key to good health says Canada’s oldest blood doner
An Active mind key to good health says Canada’s oldest blood doner

VANCOUVER — Beatrice Janyk credits vitamins, 12 hours of sleep a day and a busy mind for allowing her to donate blood regularly for most of the last 70 years. At 95, Canadian Blood Services says Janyk is the country’s oldest blood donor. The great-grandmother and Coquitlam, B.C., resident has…

Open houses give seniors chance to share why they do — or don’t — use Calgary Transit
Open houses give seniors chance to share why they do — or don’t — use Calgary Transit

Senior citizens are being given the opportunity to weigh in on why they use — or don’t use — Calgary Transit. The city hosted a series of in-person consultations to assess how well transit is serving citizens 65 and older. Ron Jones takes the bus at least twice a day,…