Every month 4,000 Albertans turn 65. Alberta’s seniors population will grow to more than one million by 2035. [Source: Seniors Budget Details - https://www.alberta.ca/seniors-budget-details.aspx]

We are a burgeoning group of people, us seniors. Since 2011, the added increase of baby-boomers to the senior’s population has promoted a powerful pressure to the support budgets across Canada. Alberta is no exception.

Despite this increase in numbers, Alberta Seniors and Housing still provi

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Meet the Seniors Outreach Board! Help us begin to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Seniors Outreach Program Society. By 1995, Seniors Outreach Program Society (Seniors Outreach) was established with office space in Three Hills to service seniors in Kneehill County. So many areas of concern had been identified and before 1995 there seemed to be no specific organization to assist seniors in maneuvering through the ‘maze’. Over the last 25 years, numerous areas of concern were iden

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Wouldn’t It be wonderful if it worked this way:

Dear Revenue Canada:

Enclosed and/or attached, you will find my 2017 tax return showing that I owe $3,407.00 in taxes.

Please note the attached article from the Toronto Globe and Mail; dated 12 November, wherein you will see the Canadian Department of National Defence is paying $171.50 per hammer and Fisheries and Oceans Canada has paid $600.00 per toilet seat for it’s icebreakers.

As payment, I am enclosing four (4) toilet seats (value

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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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