· Blue Cross and many
other providers have other
supplementary health plans (e.g.,
dental, vision, travel) for seniors.
· Information about end-of-life and
palliative care in hospices across
· health.alberta.ca;(search for
“seniors programs and services
· The Government of Alberta’s
annual guide to provincial seniors
programs and supports, including
financial assistance, housing,
health and recreation, leisure and
many other topics.
· health.alberta.ca (search for
“directory of seniors centres”)
· Where to find the seniors centre
in your community, complete with
a listing of services.
· Follow the links to download
emergency wait times, health-care
locations and other important
contacts to your mobile device.
· Gives patients detailed
information about their treatment
path as they move from acute
care and back to their community.
Seniors abuse help
· Call if in danger or in need of
police, fire or emergency services.
· This 24-hour toll-free number is
available seven days a week and
provides information, advice and
referrals. Service is provided in
more than 170 languages.
· Call toll-free to report the abuse
of an adult receiving publicly
funded care or support services
(protection for persons in care).
Wills & estate plans
· justice.alberta.ca (search for
“planning ahead for your will”)
· Information on wills, estate plans,
personal directives, enduring
powers of attorney, adult
guardianship and trusteeships
· Also see story on page 38.
· A guide to assist in the processes
of dying and death.
Continuing care services
include home care,
supportive living, long-term care and palliative
care. See story on
You or a family member,
friend, neighbour or a
can request home
care services for you.
Following an assessment,
a plan of care will be
Your care plan will be
based on your needs.
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