If you are retiring in 2020, what do you need to sign up for? We all seem to know that applying for our Canada Pension and Old Age Security is required. These two pension plans are recognized and that one should apply 10 – 11 months ahead of our 65th birthday. However, what many tend to forget about is the Seniors Financial Assistance (SFA) application for the province of Alberta.

This should be applied for within six months of one’s 65th birthday. Depending on one’s income for

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Change. It is a constant! For us as Seniors, we will be dealing with change in the next while as well. Some changes that seniors should be aware of are:

Federally –

Service Canada – Changes to Old Age Security (OAS)

What is OAS? The Old Age Security program is a universal retirement pension available to most residents and citizens of Canada who have reached their 65th birthday. This pension is supplemented for seniors with lower incomes by the Guaranteed Income Supplement which is ad

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One of the unique situations within Alberta, over the last few years has been the Office of the Seniors Advocate. Alberta Seniors have been very well served by this office through the work of the Advocate and staff. For the last 3 years, Dr. Sheree Kwong See, has been that advocate. Her focus on support of seniors and the issues that they face, has provided a positive focus. As of the end of 2019, change has come.

The communications from Edmonton has been that: The Office of the Seniors Advocate

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Our Mission - Empowering citizens of Kneehill County through volunteering, service and advocacy, to improve the quality of life for seniors.

Seniors Outreach, a community-based, non-profit volunteer organization, has been proudly serving seniors in Kneehill County since 1995. With representation in Acme, Carbon, Linden, Three Hills (main office), Torrington, and Trochu, Seniors Outreach is supported by Kneehill Regional FCSS, the Town of Three Hills, grant funding, businesses and individuals acr

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