Saskatoon Council on Aging - Age-friendly community

 

Community Resources for Seniors

 

Seniors Issues

Ageism

Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission - Discrimination Against Older Persons

Elder Abuse

If you suspect any kind of elder abuse call:
Saskatoon Crisis Intervention Service - 306.933.6200

If you suspect criminal abuse or neglect, call Saskatoon Police Service 306.975.8300 or Victims Services at 306.975.8400

Suspected abuse by a caregiver in a long-term care facility should be addressed through facility management as soon as possible. If the issue is unresolved contact Community Care 306.787.7239

Suspected abuse in a personal care home can be reported to Community Care - Personal Care Homes 306.787.1715 (Regina) 306.933.5843 (Saskatoon)

Suspected financial abuse of a cognitively compromised adult or abuse of power of attorney can be reported to: Public Guardian and Trustee of Saskatchewan - 306.787.5424

Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse


Estate Planning

Saskatoon Telephone Book, Yellow Pages - Estate Planning Consultants

Estate Law Canada: What do people in a second marriage have to consider when making a Will?

 

Property Tax Deferrals

Seniors Property Tax Deferral Program - City of Saskatoon Revenue Branch - 306.975.2400 or 1.800.667.9944
The program is available to low-income senior citizens who own a single family home, townhouse, or apartment condominium in Saskatoon.

 

Safety

Public Health Agency of Canada -The Safe Living Guide—A Guide to Home Safety for Seniors

 

 
RCMP Seniors Guidebook: Safety and Security
This guide is for seniors, their family members, care-givers, friends, and anyone else who may find it useful. It is not meant to include everything but tries to answer some common concerns when it comes to seniors' safety and security. Our goal is to raise awareness of seniors' safety issues to improve their quality of life.