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.
- Sep 30, 2020
The governments of Alberta and Canada are marking the completion of a decade-long project to increase seniors housing in Cold Lake and Bonnyville.
- Sep 28, 2020
The governments of Alberta and Canada are creating jobs and supporting permanent supportive housing with the opening of 42 new units in Edmonton’s Belvedere community.
- Sep 23, 2020
New seniors housing will provide different levels of care and flexible options for seniors in the Canmore area.