For all NSGREA members Click HERE for important information regarding Convention 2020
Public Service Superannuation Plan (PSSP)
PSSP Annual Report The Annual Report
provides you with interesting statistics about the PSSP. It also
includes information on the PSSP’s 2019-2020 investment performance and
its financial status at year-end March 31, 2020.
This year there is a secondary announcement with the Annual Report regarding the results of the 2020 Funded-Health Review.
Click HERE to see a letter addressed to all PSSP Retirees from PSSPTI Board Chair Ron Smith outlining these results.
Are you 18 years of age or older,
and living with one or more chronic conditions
(mental and/or physical)?
on to complete a short anonymous
and confidential online survey to share
your experience with
Patient Reported Inventory of Self-management of Chronic Conditions
responses will help the International
Chronic and Complex
Conditions Research Group (IC3RG) to design a
questionnaireto assess patients'
ability to self-manage their chronic conditions. After completing the
survey, you can
enter to win one of four $100 Amazon gift cards. Your contact details
will not be linked
to your survey responses. You have until December 31st, 2020 to
participate in this study.
study is approved by the NSHA Research Ethics Board (#1025263).
Department of Justice, on behalf of the Deputy Minister of Justice for
Nova Scotia, Karen Hudson, Q.C., has been seeking the
public's input on continuing family
law reform concerning Parenting and Support Act updates on parenting
matters, proposing amendments to Nova Scotia's Parenting and Support Act
in relation to 5 key issues. These changes are being proposed to more
closely align provincial legislation with changes to the federal Divorce Act set to
take effect on July 1, 2020.
amendments would bring the provincial Parenting and Support Act
with Canada's new Divorce
Act in these 5 key areas:
Day to day
parenting decision making responsibilities
from / coordination of proceedings related to children
parties and parents
deadline to provide feedback via an online survey has recently
The Department will
use the feedback received to help
determine the next steps.
An Association of Life Long Learners
Lectures are held at St. Mary's University
due to the closure of Saint Mary's University and advice to avoid
groups coming together, the next lecture, scheduled for Saturday, March 28, 2020 has been
for information on membership and
future lectures into 2020
Pension Services Corporation
releases the 2019-2020 PSSP Results for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020 as well as the 2020 PSSP Funded-Health Review.
WANT TO HAVE AN
IMPACT IN THE LIVES OF
YOUNG PEOPLE IN YOUR
an initiative led by Dalhousie University's College of Continuing
Education, which brings together retirees who want to share their
skills, knowledge and networks with groups of young adults who need
help determining a career path.
to view further information regarding
the Mentoring Plus
strategy for social and economic opportunities.
Community Health Team (CHT) is a community health model that focuses on
the promotion of health and wellness. CHTs support individuals and
families to build knowledge, confidence, and skills to help make
healthy lifestyle choices and to better prevent and manage risk factors
that are common across chronic conditions. Each CHT
collaborates with many partners, and is working to strengthen links
across the health system, and involves the participation of the
community it serves. CHTs are led by Primary Health Care at
Nova Scotia Health Authority, in partnership with the IWK Health
Centre. For more information, visit www.communityhealthteams.ca
As part of the Atlantic Canada Health Care
members of NSGREA
are able to receive great Fleet Discount Pricing
To take advantage of this special
pricing, contact Head
Office to obtain
a special "Fleet #" to present to participating Chrysler dealerships
as part of your purchase process.
BAYRIDES-a community based,
non-profit organization offering affordable, reliable and accessible
transportation to all residents of the St. Margaret’s Bay area of the
Halifax Regional Municipality, is seeking volunteer drivers to
complement their service.
Volunteer drivers use their personal vehicle
and are reimbursed for mileage.
If this seems like a worthwhile use of your
time and service to your community as a retiree, CLICK on the above logo for additional information
and to download a volunteer driver application form
Simply call 902-820-6600to
speak with a member of the organization directly.
on region title below to link
to specific regional web page
to be a volunteer with the Red Cross Emergency Response Team in your
area? Positions are now available for qualified individuals
training courses begin in September. Click
HERE for more information.
OF NOVA SCOTIA Continue your
life-long learning by joining the Seniors’ College Association of Nova
Scotia, a registered non-profit providing non-credit academic courses
to seniors (age 50+) in Nova Scotia.
< < See more information opposite on front page.