This initiative “seeks to engage older Canadians and their communities in making their communities better, healthier and safer places for seniors to live and thrive”. This overlaps with addressing the risk factors for elder abuse. Many of the same things that build communities which are safer, healthier places for all people will reduce isolation of older adults and reduce the risk of elder abuse.
Canada’s senior population is growing. This makes it more important than ever to support the health and wellbeing of older Canadians. This way, seniors can lead healthy and active lives and stay involved in their communities. Making communities “Age-Friendly” is one of the best ways to do this.
Strategizing for Positive Aging in Saskatchewan
Full Report and Executive Summary available here
Housing Options in Saskatchewan
SSM welcomes the provincial government's appointment of the Honourable Warren Kaeding as the MInister Responsible for Seniors. We look forward to working with Minister Kaeding as he ensures that government programs and services will meet the needs of all older...
SSM is very excited to announce that CAA Saskatchewan is our Platinum Sponsor for the 2019 Celebrating Seniors. A big thanks to them!
SSM welcomes the federal government's appointment of the Honourable Deb Schulte as the MInister of Seniors. We look forward to meeting her in person in the near future.