Nikki Montilla

Making connections with Lola 

By Nikki Montilla / March 19, 2023 /

If the past few years have taught us anything it’s that people need other people. Which is why Unison started its Wellness Connection Centre where we offers everything from peer counselling to grief group support, and it’s all headed by Coordinator, Lola Fariyibi.

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Threads of Fate 

By Nikki Montilla / March 12, 2023 /

Threads of Fate  by Andrew McCutcheon This is a special story.  It’s about two people — Wally and Larysa — who are connected. By what, I can’t exactly say.  Call it whatever you want: coincidence, fate, happenstance. But Wally and Larysa have a connection drawn between the two of them like an errant piece of…

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Active Aging’s Aditi 

By Nikki Montilla / March 5, 2023 / Comments Off on Active Aging’s Aditi 

Kerby Centre is all the incredible people that work towards our mission of helping seniors live their best lives such as Aditi, Manager of Active Aging.

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March for Meals: Meals on Wheels Initiative

March for Meals: A Meals on Wheels Initiative

By Nikki Montilla / March 1, 2023 / Comments Off on March for Meals: A Meals on Wheels Initiative

Meals on Wheels (MOW) delivers nutritious, delicious and affordable meals to a variety of groups, including seniors, people with physical disabilities and cognitive impairments, individuals suffering from illnesses and recovering from surgeries, and those who need special dietary planning and assistance. Access to well-balanced, affordable meals is critical to the independence and overall well being…

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Kerby Family History Part 3

By Nikki Montilla / February 26, 2023 / Comments Off on Kerby Family History Part 3

Kerby Family History Part 3 by Andrew McCutcheon A Hidden History of Aviation  For the next and final part in our familial history of the Kerby name, we have to look up; way up in fact.  Soaring through the skies at incredible speeds and heights is one thing the descendants of George William Kerby have…

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Kerby Family History Part 2

By Nikki Montilla / February 19, 2023 / Comments Off on Kerby Family History Part 2

Kerby Family History Part 2 by Andrew McCutcheon Last week, we dug into the history of George William Kerby, the namesake for the Kerby Building and what would later become the Kerby Centre.  But the legacy of the Kerby name doesn’t end with him! There are some incredible stories involving those part of the Kerby…

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Job Opening: Support to maintenance – Caretaker

By Nikki Montilla / February 16, 2023 / Comments Off on Job Opening: Support to maintenance – Caretaker

Be part of a team dedicated to enhancing life for older Calgarians! Unison at Kerby Centre is hiring a part-time, permanent Caretaker.

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George William Kerby

Kerby Family History Part 1

By Nikki Montilla / February 12, 2023 / Comments Off on Kerby Family History Part 1

Kerby Family History Part 1 by Andrew McCutcheon We’re still on our weekly mission to answer the question: “what is Kerby Centre?” in honour of its 50th anniversary.  But often when we try to answer questions about the present, we find ourselves looking into the past.  To that end, we’ll be taking a look at…

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Robbie Burns Day attendees enjoying a meal with MP Greg McLean serving them

Robbie Burns Day

By Nikki Montilla / February 5, 2023 / Comments Off on Robbie Burns Day

Robbie Burns Day by Andrew McCutcheon Unison’s Kerby Centre held a fantastic event for Robbie Burns day on January 25th. We celebrated the Scottish heritage with live entertainment, a delicious meal and lots of camaraderie for our guests and friends. Kerby Centre is the place to be when it comes to amazing events like this,…

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FREE Tax Clinic for Seniors

By Nikki Montilla / February 3, 2023 / Comments Off on FREE Tax Clinic for Seniors

Income tax volunteers are available to help fill in tax returns for seniors 55+ and AISH clients Income limit: $35,000 per year for single or $45,000 per year for a couple Please note: We do not prepare tax returns for self employment, business/rental income, capital gains/losses/bankruptcy/deceased persons Calgary Feb. 28 – Apr. 28, 2023 (Mon…

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