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.
Saskatchewan Abilities Council
Provides programs and services for people with disabilities such as equipment and adaptive technologies.
Saskatoon Council on Aging (SCOA)
Acts as an advocate for older adults, provides resources and delivers a variety of services and program.
We Care provides a wide range of services including foot care at both Porteous and Stensrud lodges.
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.
Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
Information related to income taxes.
Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)
Available for low-income seniors; is a separate program from Old Age Security.
Old Age Security (OAS)
Available to most Canadians age 65 and over. OAS requires individuals to apply for this program.
Veteran’s Affairs Canada
Information for Canadian veterans related to financial and medical-related assistance.
Government of Saskatchewan Services and Resources
Seniors Income Plan
A Saskatchewan Government program that provides assistance for low-income seniors.
Saskatchewan Health: Long-term Care
Information on personal care and special care homes (long-term).
Saskatchewan Health: Seniors Drug Plan
Saskatchewan residents age 65 and over may be eligible for various subsidized pharmaceutical discounts.
Saskatchewan Health Authority
Client Patient Access Services (CPAS)
Operated by the Saskatoon Health Region, CPAS assess needs, provides options, and connects people with appropriate services.
Home care is provided in a variety of ways to promote health, independence, and dignity. Eligibility is determined by CPAS.
Saskatoon Health Region
Information about Saskatchewan Health Authority programs and services.