Government is undergoing a transition, including ministry changes. New ministry and cabinet information can be found on the Cabinet page.
Providing housing options for families, seniors and individuals with special needs.
Seniors with low-income can get financial assistance to help with monthly living expenses.
Eligible seniors can get help covering the cost of basic dental and optical services.
Recognize signs of elder abuse and learn how to get help.
Eligible seniors can access a variety of financial and health support programs.
Low-interest home equity loans can cover a range of home adaptations and renovations to help seniors stay in their homes longer.
Eligible senior homeowners can defer all or part of their municipal property taxes with a low-interest home equity loan.
Seniors with low-income can get financial assistance to help afford the cost of appliances and specific health and personal supports.
Cabinet ministers are in charge of specific government ministries and are responsible for policy matters and issues related to the day-to-day operation of government.
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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.
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 600,000 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.
- Jun 14, 2019
The Government of Alberta has released an extensive toolkit to help communities increase their capacity to address elder abuse.
- May 31, 2019
Albertans are encouraged to celebrate Seniors’ Week, which runs June 2-8.