Alberta Seniors and Housing provides programs and services to assist seniors and promote their safety and wellbeing. The ministry also supports the development of affordable housing and ensures Albertans in need have access to housing options.
The population of seniors in Alberta is currently over 640,000 and is expected to grow to one million by 2035. It is essential that they live safely and independently in their chosen communities. To that end, the ministry promotes age-friendly initiatives, working with communities to develop inclusive and welcoming approaches to a wide variety of challenges faced by seniors and those in need.
Minister’s Seniors Service Awards
Recognize Albertans and organizations that make a difference in the lives of seniors and their communities.
Reducing social isolation for seniors
Social isolation and exclusion can be a significant issue for many seniors. This toolkit helps service providers, community groups, and health professionals address its challenges.
Caring for caregivers
Learn strategies and find helpful tips for supporting loved ones through health and living challenges.
- Jun 06, 2020
Nominations for the 2020 Minister’s Seniors Service Awards will recognize Albertans who are investing time, energy and resources to help seniors during the pandemic.
- May 31, 2020
Although we may be apart, Albertans will come together to celebrate seniors in innovative, creative ways, and ensure a fun Seniors’ Week 2020.
- May 25, 2020
Accelerated funding for seniors housing projects will create about 190 jobs and ensure seniors with low income have access to well-maintained homes.