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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Building Bridges to Positive Aging: Join our study

Are you aged 55+ and interested in helping with research about older adults’ wellbeing? Our study Building Bridges to Positive Aging Among Seniors, led by Dr. Donna Goodridge and Dr. Jennifer Briere at the University of Saskatchewan, aims to co-design, implement, and evaluate patient-oriented strategies to address loneliness and isolation among older adults in Canada. …

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Home Supports Initiative: Real Options, Better Outcomes and Lower Costs to Age in Place

Saskatchewan Seniors Mechanism [SSM] is launching its Home Supports Initiative in order to: -Raise awareness of the need for practical home supports -Engage individuals, organizations and communities to grow a powerful movement to demand action -Compile a list of all those who commit to supporting this initiative -Maintain contact with supporters to share information and create synergy -Maintain contact with …

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Will Power™ – Use the Power of your will to do more

The Saskatoon Council on Aging [SCOA] is excited to partner with nearly 500 charities, financial advisors and legal professionals in an effort to inspire Canadians to create positive change in the world while still supporting loved ones. Will Power™ is a multi-year national initiative to inspire Canadians to create positive change in the world while still supporting …

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Memoir Writing Workshops with Marion Mutala

Introducing Memoir Writing, a 4 week workshop series with award winning author Marion Mutala National -Bestselling, Award winning Author -Marion Mutala Marion Mutala has a master’s degree in educational administration and taught for 30 years. With a passion for the arts, she loves to write, sing, play pickle-ball and guitar, travel, and read. Marion has …

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