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 more than 700,000 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.
Budget 2022 is moving Alberta forward by building health system capacity, getting more Albertans working, and balancing the budget.
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 27, 2022
Brad Rutherford, Minister without Portfolio and liaison to the Canadian Armed Forces, issued this statement to recognize PTSD Awareness Day:
- Jun 15, 2022
Minister of Seniors and Housing Josephine Pon issued the following statement on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day:
- Jun 07, 2022
Alberta’s government is partnering with community groups to expand access to mental health supports for seniors.