Volunteer Opportunity: Finance and Fundraising Committee Chair

The Saskatoon Council on Aging is seeking a Finance and Fundraising Committee Chair.  As a volunteer you should have a background in fund development, donor development, grant and fundraising experience. Committee Structure: Consists of SCOA’s Treasurer, SCOA staff and members of SCOA.  Mandate: To serve as a consultative group to the Board and Executive Director …

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Activity Report: What We’ve Done in 2021 -2022

The Saskatoon Council on Aging has been operating now for 31 years!  As you can see from the highlights below SCOA has supported many older adults to be active, informed and engaged.  Age-friendly Community Development Committee – Beyond the Pandemic Project:409 older adults aged 55+ from Saskatoon and area responded to the research survey and …

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SCOA Annual General Meeting

June 23 1:30 pm Online via ZOOM The program for the Annual General meeting includes:-Activity update April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022-Audited financial report. Following the business part of the meeting:-Presentation by SCOA Organizational Sponsor Venture Rehabilitation Sciences Group-Presentation of key findings from the SCOA Beyond the Pandemic Survey: 400 +older adults filled out …

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Nifty 50s Showcase

Got talent? Audition! The Saskatoon Council on Aging seeks contestants for the Nifty 50s showcase. WHO: Older adults 50+Bands [up to 6 members] , vocalists, single musical performances and dance acts. WATCH FOR UPDATES ON FINALISTS SELECTED FINALISTS WILL PERFORM AT NIFTY 50S SHOWCASE. TICKETS ON SALE NOW! NOV 4, 2022 AT THE WDM, SASKATOON. …

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Housing for Older Adults in Saskatoon and area

The housing continuum is the broad range of housing types of housing available in the community. For older adults, that can mean remaining in their own homes all the way to special care homes with many other options in between. Each type of housing is crucial for different people at different times, depending on individual …

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SCOA Annual Appeal: Mercedes’ Story

Mercedes is a long-time volunteer who first encountered SCOA in 2006 when invited to join the Publication Committee (that published the SCOA Newsletter, “Coming of Age”). Since then she has participated on numerous SCOA committees. She treasures the new friends, mostly volunteers like herself, made while working on important projects dedicated to improving the well-being …

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Join our Study: Beyond the Pandemic

Beyond the Pandemic: The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic Public Health Measures on Older Adults and Strategies to Address Future Needs. As communities emerge from the pandemic, the Saskatoon Council on Aging [SCOA] and researchers from the University of Saskatchewan want to hear from older adults about their experiences during this public health crisis. We want …

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