Resources

Community Services and Resources

The Eden Alternative

An international not-for-profit organization that strives to eliminate the three plagues of loneliness, helplessness, and boredom for elders and their care givers.

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Saskatchewan Abilities Council

Provides programs and services for people with disabilities such as equipment and adaptive technologies.

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Saskatoon Council on Aging (SCOA)

Acts as an advocate for older adults, provides resources and delivers a variety of services and program.

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We Care

We Care provides a wide range of services including foot care at both Porteous and Stensrud lodges.

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Government of Canada Services and Resources

Canada Pension Plan (CPP)

Provides a range of benefits for eligible Canadians including retirement pensions, survivor and disability benefits.

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Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)

Information related to income taxes.

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Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)

Available for low-income seniors; is a separate program from Old Age Security.

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Old Age Security (OAS)

Available to most Canadians age 65 and over. OAS requires individuals to apply for this program.

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Veteran’s Affairs Canada

Information for Canadian veterans related to financial and medical-related assistance.

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Government of Saskatchewan Services and Resources

Seniors Income Plan

A Saskatchewan Government program that provides assistance for low-income seniors.

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Saskatchewan Health: Long-term Care

Information on personal care and special care homes (long-term).

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Saskatchewan Health: Seniors Drug Plan

Saskatchewan residents age 65 and over may be eligible for various subsidized pharmaceutical discounts.

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Saskatoon Health Region Services

Client Patient Access Services (CPAS)

Operated by the Saskatoon Health Region, CPAS assess needs, provides options, and connects people with appropriate services.

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Home Care

Home care is provided in a variety of ways to promote health, independence, and dignity. Eligibility is determined by CPAS.

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Saskatoon Health Region

Information about Saskatoon Health Region programs and services.

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