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    Josephine Pon

    Josephine Pon was appointed Minister of Seniors and Housing on April 30, 2019.

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Our responsibilities

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 665,000 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.

In focus

Budget 2021

Alberta’s budget is focused on protecting lives and livelihoods, investing in health care, preparing for recovery and spending responsibly.

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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.

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