Community News
Needing Orthopedic Surgery?

Are you at your wits end? Are you in pain and tired of waiting for knee, hip, or spine surgery? ONZ Spine specializes in more than 10 years of assisting thousands of individuals in traveling to Germany for orthopedic surgery. Have you been told you are too young for knee or hip replacement? Dr Wolfram Steens at ONZ Spine in Germany can do up to 4 knee and hip replacements in a person’s lifetime, staring at a young age, if necessary, thanks to their state-of-the-art technology. Newly available to Canadian patients is knee cartilage replacement – with use of technology not yet available in Canada.

Dementia and Alzheimer Support

People living with dementia can feel isolated and unsure of where to go for support. You are not alone. The Alzheimer Society is here to help. Our offices across the province can provide you with the information, education and support. Plus, with our virtual and in-person programming, you can join our education sessions, Minds in Motion® program and support groups from the comfort of your own home.
Contact us today to reach a reassuring ear by phone or get a quick response by email. Visit our website to find an office near you at alzheimer.mb.ca.

Control Your Destiny

At times, you may struggle to find you meaning. By meaning, I am speaking about your purpose or significance. This could be in a relationship, at work, or in the community. This lack of clarity impacts how you convey yourself and the quality you bring. As a Coach, I partner with you in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires you to maximize your personal and professional potential. We will set goals that are significant, remove any obstacles or barriers to you reaching them, and ensure they are aligned with your values and passion.

Meals on Wheels

Check our website regularly to see special monthly meals! A healthy, warm and delicious meal cooked fresh daily and delivered to your door. Meals are cooked at the Centre, Monday to Friday. Whether it has become harder for you to cook for yourself, or you want to add some variety to your life, this program is perfect for you! Purchase meals whenever you’d like or sign up for weekly or monthly delivery. We have two Meals on Wheels programs running out of Steinbach and Grunthal. Meals may be purchased for $7 for delivery (residents of Steinbach & Grunthal) or pickup. A meal includes soup, a main dish, sides, and dessert. Please call 204-320-4600 with any questions or to order a meal. To receive a same day meal, you must call before 9 am.

Save The Date

Pat Porter Active Living Centre is having their Annual General Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation Event on
Thursday, June 23, 2022 starting at 1pm. Featuring the Cracked Eggshell at 7pm. Tickets available by calling 204-302-4600 Cost: $12 members, $15 non-members.

Steinbach Accessible Transit

Are you a resident of Steinbach looking for transportation to and from an appointment or other event? Call Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm. To book a ride, call 204-326-4055. Appointments must be booked in advance to ensure availability. Visit www.patporteralc.com/transit/ for information on pricing.

About Us

Pat Porter Active Living Centre (Serving Seniors Inc.) is a non-profit organization that provides programs, activities and services for seniors and members of the community. Seniors are the foundation of our community and our goal is to keep them a part of it for as long as possible. Read on to find out about everything we offer and how we can help you.

Improve Your Focus & Concentration Naturally

Very often the brain and nervous system become fatigued and overloaded. Much like a computer receiving too much data all at once, the brain can become overwhelmed, slow down, or even crash. This can result in an inability to focus, brain fog, memory loss, ADD/ADHS-like symptoms, a “wired” feeling, or the inability to cope with daily life. Alternative approaches such as Biofeedback testing and treatment are highly effective in improving focus and concentration. It detects imbalances, or weaknesses, in the stress handling areas of the body, and in turn, stimulates the affected areas to help the mind and body better function in times of overload, overwhelm, and fatigue.

Local Spotlight: Titanium Mechanical

Consumers can breathe easier, have less dust in the house, and combat viruses, germs and mold with the products and air testing services offered by Titanium Mechanical. This family-owned business provides solutions for people with allergies and those who want a natural way to clean the air in their house. Titanium Mechanical also offers water quality testing, filtering and solutions for different types of water, making it healthier and safer for the consumer to use and drink. These services and solutions also make it a lot easier on all plumbing fixtures in the house, ensuring they last longer!

Pat Porter Pancake Breakfast

Start your morning off with a stack of Pancakes and Sausage from our Meals on Wheels kitchen.
Thursday, June 30, 2022. Stop by at the Centre anytime between 9:30 am and 12 pm for a delicious breakfast! $7 per person.

Join us for a BBQ!

Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 12 noon.
We’re excited for you to join us for a delicious BBQ lunch. Featuring a Farmer sausage burger, potato salad, cold beverage, and freshly sliced watermelon. Cost: $10. Call 204-302-4600 to purchase your meal and enjoy the beginning of BBQ season.