Saskatchewan Seniors Mechanism

Seniors Working Together

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.

About Sask Seniors Mechanism

Formed in 1990, the Saskatchewan Seniors Mechanism office is located in downtown Regina. Learn about our mission and vision. View our history or see who our staff are.

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.

Ageism is Real - Let's Eliminate it!

Even before COVID-19 arrived to challenge us in every way, ageism in Saskatchewan existed — often accepted or not noticed. The harsh aspects of ageism have become more evident recently.

SSM one-page articles on the reality of ageism and a description about how we can fight it can be downloaded below. They have also been posted on Facebook.

Info sheet Ageism final 

 Info Sheet Ageism SK Advantage final

 

 

 

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

Age-Friendly Saskatchewan Newsletters

Recent Age-Friendly Newsletters are posted here - click on link below.

2020-03-19 AF Newsletter    

2020-03-30 AF Newsletter     

2020-05-01 AF Newsletter

Celebrating Seniors

Update on plans for Nominations and 2020 Awards Banquet

SSM News

INFORMATION SHEET – GROCERIES

INFORMATION SHEET – GROCERIES

6 Steps to Get Your Groceries Without Going to the Grocery Store Are you unsure about whether to get good food into your home without going to the grocery store yourself?  This information sheet could be helpful. Info sheet #3 Groceries final  

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INFORMATION SHEET – USING NON-MEDICAL FACE MASKS

INFORMATION SHEET – USING NON-MEDICAL FACE MASKS

7 Key Points on the Use of Non-Medical Face Masks There has been a lot of conversation recently about using home-made cloth face masks including questions about whether they should be worn whenever one has to leave the house and what kinds of protection they might...

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