Resources for Aging Parents: Alberta

Resources for Aging Parents: Alberta

There are almost 1 million Alberta Senior Citizens alone; likely some of whom rely on you for help. When it comes to health and wellness, programs and services, and safety and security for this demographic, there are a wide array of services and programs tailored to the specific needs of the provinces Seniors.

Share Lawyers has compiled a list of services available across Alberta specifically for Senior Citizens. In the case of emergencies always dial 9-1-1.

 

Alberta Senior Citizens Services

Alberta Adult Health Benefit ………. 1-877-644-9992
The Alberta Adult Health Benefit program supports Albertans with low income to ensure they have access to prescription drugs, dental services, optical services, emergency ambulance and diabetic supplies that are essential to health and well-being. For more information visit the Alberta Government website.

Alberta Supports Centre ………. 1-877-644-9992 or TTY 1-800-232-7215  
Alberta Supports serves many communities throughout Alberta in over 30 languages. Programs include resources for seniors, housing, people and disabilities and more. To find out more information, or find a centres in your area, visit the Alberta Supports Centres website.

Alzheimer’s Society: Alberta and Northwest Territories ……….  1-866-950-5465
The Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories can help you by providing information, resources, education, support and counselling. For more information and resources visit the Alzheimer’s Society: Alberta and Northwest Territories website.

Hear Alberta ………. 1-866-471-2805
Hear Alberta informs and educates Albertans about their options for hearing loss management and promotes protection and maintenance of hearing through strategies to prevent hearing loss. For more information and resources visit the Hear Alberta website.

Health Link ………. 8-1-1
Do you have a health concern about you or your child that is a non-emergency? This 24/7 health advice hotline includes a registered Nurse who will ask you to answer questions, assess your health problem, and determine the best care for you. For more information about Health Link, links to finding healthcare, and other health information and advice, visit the Health Link website.

Protection of Persons in Care ………. 1-888-357-9339
Protection for Persons in Care promotes prevention and responds to reports of abuse of adult Albertans receiving care or support services from publicly funded service providers, such as: hospitals, seniors’ lodges, nursing homes, mental health facilities, shelters, group homes, addictions treatment centres, many settings funded by the Persons with Developmental Disabilities program, and other supportive living settings. For more information about the Protection of Persons in Care program visit the Alberta Health website.

Residential Access Modification Program (RAMP) ……….  1-877-427-5760
RAMP is a program available to eligible wheelchair users in Alberta to modify their home to be more wheelchair accessible. Applicants can apply for a RAMP grant for up to $7,500 annually and up to a maximum of $15,000 within a 10-year benefit period. For more information about the program visit the Alberta Health website.

Special Needs Assistance for Seniors ………. 1-877-644-9992
The SNA program provides a lump-sum payment to eligible low-income seniors. This program provides assistance with some of the cost of appliances and some health and personal supports. For more information visit the Alberts Supports website. 

Resources for Aging Parents: Alberta

 

Regional Senior Citizens Services

Lethbridge
Access-A-Ride ………. (403) 329-6464
Lethbridge Alberta Supports Centre ………. (403) 380-2272
Lethbridge Senior Citizens Organization (LSCO) ………. (403) 320-2222
Nord-Bridge Seniors Centre ………. (403) 329-3222
Seniors Community Access Services ………. (403) 320-9119

 

Medicine Hat
Medicine Hat  Alberta Supports Centre  ………. 1-877-644-9992 or TDD/TTY 1-800-232-7215
Medicine Hat Special Transit ………. (403) 529-8214
Strathcona Centre ………. (403) 529-8307

 

Brooks
AgeCare Sunrise Gardens ………. (403) 794-2105
Branch Senior Support ………. (403) 504-1811 ext. 114
Brooks Alberta Supports Centre  ………. (403) 793-6595
Brooks & District Seniors Outreach ………. (403) 362-4131
Bus Buddy Program ………. (403) 529-8307
Dental & Optical Assistance for Seniors ………. 1-877-644-9992
Geriatric Assessment Team ………. (403) 528-5609
Home Care Services ………. ( (403) 362-7766
HandiBus ……….  (403) 362-6190

 

Calgary
24-hour Elder Abuse Resource Line  ………. (403) 705-3250
Access Calgary ………. (403) 262-1000
Calgary Central – Century Park Place Alberta Supports Centre ………. 1-877-644-9992
Calgary Central – Lancore Alberta Supports Centre ………. (403) 297-2094
Calgary East – Westland Alberta Supports Centre ………. (403) 297-1907
Calgary Meals On Wheels ………. (403) 243-2834
Calgary North – One Executive Place Alberta Supports Centre ………. (403) 297-7200
Calgary Seniors’ Resource Society ………. (403) 266-6200
Calgary South – Fisher Park Alberta Supports Centre ………. (403) 297-2020 or
TDD/TTY: 1-800-232-7215
Handi Bus  ………. (403) 276-8028 ext: 4
Kerby Elder Abuse Line ………. (403) 705-3250
Older Women’s Long-term Survival (OWLS) ………. (403) 253-2912

Drumheller
Drumheller Alberta Supports Centre ………. (403) 823-1616
Drumheller Seniors Services  ………. (403) 823-1317
Pioneer Trail Seniors Activity Center  ………. (403) 823-6565

Banff
Banff Seniors Society ……….  (403) 762-4830
Big RED Ride ………. (403) 675-3000
Community Helpers Program ………. (403) 762-1119
Senior Housing ………. (403) 678-5922
Snow Angel Program ………. (403) 762-1253

Red Deer
Red Deer Alberta Supports Centre ………. (403) 340-5353
The Golden Circle ………. (403) 343-6074
Senior Citizens Downtown House ………. (403) 346-4043
Helping Elder Abuse Reduction (H.E.A.R.)24 Hour Resource Information Line  ………. 1-877-454-2580 or 403-346-6076

Edmonton
Edmonton Central – City Centre Alberta Supports Centre ………. (780) 644-9992
Edmonton North – Northgate Alberta Supports Centre ………. (780) 422-9440
Edmonton South – Argyll Alberta Supports Centre ………. (780) 644-9992
Edmonton West – Meadowlark Alberta Supports Centre ………. (780) 415-8116
SAGE Seniors Safe House ………. (780) 702-1520
SAGE Seniors Association Seniors Abuse Helpline ………. (780) 454-8888

Seniors Abuse Help Line  ………. (780) 454-8888
Seniors Protection Partnership ………. (780) 477-2929

St. Paul
Action Bus ……….  (780) 645-5313
Centennial Senior Citizens Opportunity Club ……….  (780) 645-2929
Family & Community Support Services (FCSS)  ………. (780) 645-1950
St. Paul Alberta Supports Centre ………. (780) 645-6473
St. Paul Senior Citizens Club ………. (780) 645-5566

Bonnyville
Bonnyville Alberta Supports Centre  ………. (780) 826-4175
Bonnyville Handi-Bus  ……….  (780) 826-3341
Senior Citizens Drop-In Centre ………. (780) 826-3619
Family & Community Support Services ………. 1-866-826-3496  
French Seniors Group ………. (780) 826-3812

Cold Lake
Cold Lake Alberta Supports Centre ………. (780) 594-1984
Cold Lake Senior Citizens Lodge  ………. (780) 639-3495
Handibus ……….  780-594-4495 or 780-207-2568

Athabasca
Athabasca & District Senior Citizens Society ………. (780) 675-2982
Athabasca Alberta Supports Centre ………. (780) 675-2243
County of Athabasca – Community Transportation ………. (780) 675-2273

Whitecourt
Dial-A-Bus Transportation Program ………. (780) 706-5755
Whitecourt Alberta Supports Centre ………. (780) 778-7172
Whitecourt Senior Circle ………. (780) 778-4950

Slave Lake
Meals on Wheels ……….  (780) 849-8031
Slave Lake Alberta Supports Centre  ………. (780) 849-7290
Slave Lake Pioneer Drop In Centre  ………. (780) 849-5119
Slave Lake Native Friendship Centre ………. (780) 849-3039
Slave Lake Senior Services  ………. 780-849-8000
The Shuttle Bus  ………. (780) 805-2431

Grande Prairie
Disabled Transportation Society ………. (780) 830-7433
Grande Prairie  Alberta Supports Centre ………. (780) 538-6241
Golden Age Centre ………. (780) 532-5818
Grande Spirit Foundation ………. (780) 532-2905
Meals on Wheels ………. (780) 539-3901
Senior Citizens Outreach ……….  (780) 539-6255

Peace River
Meals on Wheels ……….  (780) 624-1000
Peace River Alberta Supports Centre ………. (780) 624-6135
Senior Citizens Centre ………. (780) 624-2700
Snow Removal Program ………. (780) 624-2574
Taxi Pass Program ………. (780) 624-1000

Fort McMurray
Audiology: Hearing Services ……….  (780) 788-1377
Fort McMurray Alberta Supports Centre ………. (780) 743-7164
Lifeline Program ………. (780) 791-6108
Meals on Wheels ………. (780) 790-0900
Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Seniors Program ………. (780) 799-8673
Rotary House Seniors Lodge ………. (780) 791-1160
Senior Housing  ………. (780) 791-1160
Specialized Transportation (The Bus) ………. 780-743-7909
The Golden Years Society ………. (780) 743-4088

No matter where you are in Alberta, there are many resources for your loved ones who are looking for services and programs for Seniors.


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