Saskatchewan Seniors Mechanism

Older Adults Moving Forward

Welcome to Saskatchewan Seniors Mechanism

The Saskatchewan Seniors Mechanism (SSM) is a non-profit, volunteer organization.  It acts as an umbrella to bring together Saskatchewan seniors’ organizations to contribute to a better quality of life for our province’s older adults.

Positive Aging - Reshaping Care for Older Adults

Speakers Videos – recorded from Zoom

Moira Welsh –  https://youtu.be/G2K8TYey0qQ  

Don Drummond – https://youtu.be/DpOCGgkcqQc  

Chamandeep Chehl –  https://youtu.be/8tE736aRL2Q  

André Picard, Dr. Dennis Kendel, Shan Landry – https://youtu.be/rpsSeftL51g

 

 

 

 

 

Conference 2021

Follow-up Links for Positive Aging

– Reshaping Care for Older Adults

CAA Saskatchewan  caask.ca/safety 

Lifeline  www.lifeline.ca

SRNA  https://www.srna.org/about-us/how-we-inform/heartbeat/   

Ombudsman Saskatchewan  www.ombudsman.sk.ca

Happily Ever Older by Moira Welsh  https://ecwpress.com/products/happily-ever-older?_pos=1&_sid=601e59b90&_ss=r  

Neglected No More by André Picard  https://www.penguinrandomhouse.ca/books/669793/neglected-no-more-by-andre-picard/9780735282247  

 

 

 

Become a Member/Supporter!

Our current members are from throughout the province and represent specific seniors’ interests.  Collectively, these groups represent upwards of 100,000 seniors.

Gray Matters Summer 2021

You can download the file below to read the Summer edition of Gray Matters magazine — in colour!

Summer 2021

If you wish to support SSM, please click donation button.  Any donation over $15.00 will receive a charitable receipt.




Highlights

Strategizing for Positive Aging in Saskatchewan

SSM Viewpoint - Can the Pandemic Lead to a Systemic Fix?

SSM-Viewpoint-COVID-19

SSM News

Federal Election Checklist

Federal Election Checklist

How are federal parties planning to meet the needs and expectations of older adults? The checklist below will offer some of the questions that SSM is asking. Federal Election Checklist 2021

Long Term Care – Basis for Spaces?

Long Term Care – Basis for Spaces?

Statement released by SSM in response to Saskatchewan Government announcement about investing in more long term care beds. SSM Statement LTC 08 04 final

Ageism in Saskatchewan Webinar

Is ageism a real thing? Should we be worried about it?  Are some people just too sensitive? How will I know if I support ageism or work to reduce it? Zoom recording of the Introduction to Ageism Webinar https://youtu.be/Ke_E_Mmhu2o  

Positive Aging – Reshaping Support for Older Adults

SSM (Saskatchewan Seniors Mechanism), over the last 3 years, has done research that gathered information from older adults in SK and produced reports that communicated this information widely. Our experience shows there is little recognition that older adults range in...

2021 SSM Conference Sponsors

SSM CONFERENCE 2021 Thanks to all these sponsors for their valuable dependable support. Gold Sponsors                                                                               Bronze Sponsors                                                              ...

CONNECT – Seniors Mental Health

CONNECT – Seniors Mental Health CONNECT, is a pre-recorded presentation that offers support and ideas for older people to live safely and comfortably and to stay mentally and physically strong. Most effective if a group can watch it and discuss the information. A...

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