Seniors home support and housing

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Finding the right support services for you

Solution Navigators provide free support to individuals and families through life’s challenges. They work with you to identify your goals and strengths, create an action plan, build skills and help you access community resources.
Call us: 780-464-4044

Aging in place resources

Community resources to aging in place

  • Strathcona County home support services: 780-464-4044
    Light housekeeping for those dealing with medical conditions
  • Lawn Busters/Snow Busters: 780-464-4242
    Volunteer lawn care and snow clearing service for seniors or those with disabilities. Operated by Volunteer Strathcona
  • Alberta Aids to Daily Living (AADL)
    Helps Albertans with a long-term disability, chronic or terminal illness to pay for basic medical equipment and supplies. (bathroom aides etc)
  • Home Care - Strathcona County Health Centre: 1-855-371-4122
    Publicly funded personal and healthcare services for clients of all ages living in a private residence or other setting, such as suites in a retirement residence. Can also include short term loans of equipment (e.g. crutches, wheelchairs, walkers, raised toilet seats, etc.)
  • Canadian Red Cross - Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP)
    Program provides the short-term loan of clean, safe medical equipment to individuals who are living in their homes and recovering from injury, illness or surgery. Includes wheelchairs, walkers, canes, bathroom aides, etc. 
  • Retire at Home Edmonton: 780-435-9959
    Offers a variety of healthcare and other services (not subsidized) for seniors.

Food

Financial assistance for accessibility home modifications

Home monitoring/lifeline:

Housing resources and supports

  • Heartland Housing –  780-400-3500
    Eleven residences offering housing at affordable rates for seniors and families, including supportive living (lodge) options in Strathcona County.
  • Alberta Affordable housing programs - 780-644-9992
    Providing affordable housing for Albertans with low income.
  • Seniors Association of Greater Edmonton (SAGE) - 780-423-5510
    Sage provides housing information and assistance to seniors seeking housing.
    • Housing information and referrals
    • Support transitioning from one lifestyle to another
    • Listings of subsidized and non-subsidized housing in the Edmonton area
  • Greater Edmonton Foundation (GEF) - 780-482-6561
    Supportive Living for Seniors in the greater Edmonton
  • CapitalCare - 780-496-1300
    Long-term care centres for seniors with 24 hour care

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Last updated: Thursday, June 10, 2021
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