Community News
Meals on Wheels

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.
December Special Meal ($10):
December 24 – Christmas Dinner: Chicken, meatballs, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, vegetables and dessert.
Order by December 17!
Try out a meal today by using the coupon included with this newsletter! Valid from December 15, 2021 – January 15, 2022.

Steinbach Rockin’ Rollers – NEW Program

Are you an avid roller-skating fan, or are you wanting to become one? This new program, offered at the Pat Porter Active Living Centre every Sunday, is for you! Join us from 5 – 6 pm for Skills Practice and 6 – 7 pm for Disco Leisure Skate. There is a $5 fee to participate ($3 for Pat Porter members). Please bring your own roller-skates. All eligible participants must show proof of vaccination upon entry. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an eligible adult.

Stockings for Seniors

Help make someone’s Christmas a little extra special this year! When you purchase a stocking from the Pat Porter Active Living Centre, we will deliver it a person of your choosing or choose a senior in the community that we know. These stockings are filled with goodies as well as coupons for our Meals on Wheels, home meal delivery service. For more information, please call 204-320-4600 or visit

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!


Our Footcare and Hearing Clinics operate out of the Centre every month. Licensed Footcare Nurses will take care of your feet and make sure they stay healthy. Call 204-320-4600 to make an appointment. Our Hearing Clinic is at the Centre the first Wednesday of the month, please call 1-800-661-2653 to make an appointment.

Alzheimer’s & The Holiday Season

The holiday season can be tough for many including people with dementia, their families, and caregivers, but you are not alone. The Alzheimer Society of Manitoba can help you navigate through these difficult times. They can lend a listening ear and provide you with information, education, and support. Many of their programs are also available online including education sessions, support groups and the Minds in Motion® program, so you can join safely from the comfort of your own home. Contact the Alzheimer Society this holiday season to speak with someone who can help guide you through your next steps by visiting

Circle of Friends Adult Day Program

Our Circle of Friends program is designed to strengthen an individual’s ability to continue to function in their homes as well as remain active in the community. The program runs twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. Transportation can be arranged through Steinbach Handi Van. What are some of the things we do? We have lots of coffee and snacks, participate in light exercise and arts and crafts or games. We often have special guests who perform live music and go out for lunch in the community. For more information, please call 204-320-4600.


Interested in volunteering with us? Whatever your skill set or age, we’ve got a place for you! Volunteers help out with a variety of areas at the Centre including Reception Desk, Event Set Up or Clean Up, Kitchen Help, Meal Delivery, Transportation and more! Volunteer commitments are flexible, ranging from a few hours every week or month. All volunteer positions require a Criminal Record Check. To find out how you can help, call 204-320-4600 or email

December Brain Teasers

1. What is a drill sergeant? 2. What is the perfect cure for dandruff? 3. Which is faster, hot or cold? 4. There’s a key that opens no doors but fills your stomach, what key is it? 5. What do you call people who are afraid of Santa Claus?

Clean Eating Recipe

Beet Sangria Mocktail
Serves 8. Ingredients: 1 bottle Sensations Beet & Cherry Fruit & Vegetable Juice. 1 cup Compliments Low Pulp 100% Pure Orange Juice. 1 apple peeled and diced. 1 lemon thinly sliced. 1 lime thinly sliced. 1 orange thinly sliced. 1 can Panache Carbonated Spring Water with Natural Lemon Flavour and Ozone. Directions: In pitcher, combine beet and cherry juice, orange juice, apple, lemon, lime, and orange slices. Chill 1 hr., or until cold. Stir in ice and top with carbonated water. Pour into 8 glasses. Serve immediately. Enjoy! Find more healthy recipes at