Saskatoon Council on Aging provides free programs for seniors that promote social participation, a key aspect of an age-friendly community. Program also support independence and connection with others that promote health and wellness.
SENIORS TELEPHONE BUDDY – Older adults are matched with volunteer callers for friendly chats over the phone. Working in partnership with community agencies, the Saskatoon Council on Aging keeps seniors connected with telephone visits. No cost. To register phone 306.652.2255. More information
PEN PAL PROGRAM – Seniors are matched with students to exhange letters and cards – share hobbies and interests or anything you wish to write about. To sign up phone 306.652.2255. Funded by HelpAge Canada.
SENIORS AND YOUTH CONNECT – With support from Saskatoon Community Foundation, this program matches older adults and youth to connect with each other using virtual conferencing tools for conversations and learning opportunities. Phone 306.652.2255 to get involved. More information
iPAD Lending Library – Learn to use an iPAD like a pro!. Borrow an iPad – comes with a variety of easy to use manuals to learn at your own pace and on your own time. To sign up phone 306.652.2255 More information
SCOA GLOBE WALK – Fitness program for seniors; older adults keep motivated through the winter months by forming teams and staying active in monthly activities
SENIORS’ NEIGHBORHOOD HUB CLUBS – Free monthly social club for seniors program in 4 locations: Socializing, entertainment, learning opportunities, games and fun.
BUS BUDDY PROGRAM – a program to teach older adults how to use the transit system to enhance mobility and independence
CENTURY CLUB – Saskatoon Branch of the Club was formed for seniors who have reached the age of 90+ who are determined to live a full, active life to age 100 and beyond
CAREGIVER INFORMATION & SUPPORT 306-652-4411 Telephone referral of information – Compassionate listening – website – annual forums