Older Adult Services
Updated Seniors' Resource Directory
Updated for 2017, the Seniors’ Resource Directory is now available. To request your copy contact 780.464-4044.
In 2011, the baby boomers began turning 65. With nearly 9,000 residents over the age of 65 in Strathcona County, older adults are a growing demographic. By 2031, the number of seniors in Strathcona County is expected to double - resulting in seniors outnumbering the children and youth in our community, for the first time.
2017 Seniors' Safety Calendar.
The Seniors' Safety Calendar is offered free to older adult residents of Strathcona County. Contact Family and Community Services to pick up one today or download a printable version here.
Looking for help with snow removal this winter? Snow busters can help.
- Are you a senior living in Strathcona County?
- Are you unable to shovel your snow due to health concerns or illness?
- Do you have an annual income not exceeding $26,200 for an individual or $42,500 for a couple?
You might qualify for our Snow Busters program. For more information and find out if you qualify contact 780-464-4044.
Older adults are an asset to our community. As an an age-friendly and caring community, Strathcona County is dedicated to meeting their needs today and in the future.
- Age Friendly Community
First recipient of Alberta's Age Friendly award, recognizing our commitment to an age friendly and inclusive community
Individual, couple and family counselling
Lifelong learning opportunities
- Elder Abuse Supports
Supports for seniors experiencing elder abuse
Peer support and/or facilitator led
- Home Support Services
In-home support for residents with health related difficulties
- Lawn/Snow Busters
Matches volunteers with eligible seniors for lawn and snow maintenance
- Seniors Activities
A variety of local activities, focused on senior's interests
- Seniors Outreach Program
In-home emotional supports, resources and advocacy for seniors
- Seniors Resource Directory
A guide to local resources for seniors
Seniors' Week in Strathcona County
Come celebrate Seniors’ Week here in Strathcona County.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Learn the signs and break the silence. If you or someone you know is impacted by elder abuse, there is help available.
Government of Alberta - Seniors Services - Government of Alberta site with several resources for all seniors.
- Alberta Elder Abuse Awareness Network - Alberta Elder Abuse Awareness Network (AEAAN) is a network of Albertans dedicated to increasing awareness and supporting a community response to elder abuse.
Reach Isolated Seniors Everywhere (R.I.S.E.)
Help reduce the social isolation and loneliness of our older Canadians.