100,000+ seniors booked for vaccines: Minister Shandro
Alberta / covid 19

100,000+ seniors booked for vaccines: Minister Shandro

News Release Minister of Health Tyler Shandro issued the following statement: “As of Feb. 25, 100,000 Alberta seniors over the age of 75 are now booked to receive their COVID-19 vaccination. An additional 22,000 seniors who reside in congregate care are also booked, with thousands more booked for appointments at pharmacies. “Combined with the 28,000 … Continue reading

Vaccination appointments for seniors age 75 and older can be booked starting Feb. 24; 267 new cases identified in last 24 hours
Alberta / covid 19

Vaccination appointments for seniors age 75 and older can be booked starting Feb. 24; 267 new cases identified in last 24 hours

News Release Update 193: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Feb. 23, 5:15 p.m.) Vaccination appointments for seniors age 75 and older can be booked starting Feb. 24. Continue following the measures in place to stop the spread and protect the health system. Latest updates Over the last 24 hours, 267 new cases were identified. There are … Continue reading

Alberta / ottawa

Creating more housing and care spaces for seniors

News Release Creating more housing and care spaces for seniors The governments of Alberta and Canada are developing new affordable seniors housing for Albertans in Oyen, Spirit River and Manning. The governments will provide a $37-million capital investment to build 173 new seniors lodge and continuing care spaces. These projects will create about 267 jobs. The lodge … Continue reading

Alberta gov’t bares Seniors Financial Assistance programs, online access
Alberta

Alberta gov’t bares Seniors Financial Assistance programs, online access

source: https://www.alberta.ca/seniors-financial-assistance.aspx?fbclid=IwAR2V9fxQQuB8a-o44uzj9x7TdJtJkZ-xeBnMw-JDpqGuVTubrN4bytC-LLg Seniors Financial Assistance programs Eligible seniors can access a variety of financial and health support programs.On this page: Overview Eligibility How to apply After you apply Update your information Resources Related New online options are available for seniors financial assistance programs: Submit documents related to any seniors financial assistance program online. See step 3 of … Continue reading

$9M more for seniors supports
Alberta

$9M more for seniors supports

News Release $9M more for seniors supports Budget 2019 includes an increase of $9 million for Seniors and Housing, ensuring Alberta’s growing seniors population is well-supported. The ministry will maintain valuable programs that Alberta’s seniors rely on, such as financial support and programs that help seniors pay for home repairs. The ministry will also continue … Continue reading

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Budget 2014 supports Alberta seniors to be healthy, independent

News Release Budget 2014 supports Alberta seniors to be healthy and independent *With the number of seniors set to grow by five per cent this year, Budget 2014 is increasing funding to programs designed to help seniors stay independent. Funding increases are targeted in a variety of areas, including home care, continuing care, supplementary benefits … Continue reading