Help with property taxes

The Seniors Property Tax Deferral Program (SPTDP) allows eligible senior homeowners to defer all or part of their property taxes through a low-interest home equity loan with the Alberta government.

Help with home maintenance

Alberta 211 (dial 2-1-1) can help seniors find contractors for home maintenance tasks (e.g., shovelling, lawn care, repairs). Contractors charge a fee.

Eligible Edmonton seniors who have difficulty getting their recycling or garbage to the curb can arrange to have waste collection from outside of the front or back door. There is no additional charge for this service.

Help with meals

Meals on Wheels provides quality, nutritious and affordable meals to people in need of food services. Contact a Meals on Wheels in your area: Airdrie, Alberta Beach & District, Athabasca CountyCalgary, Camrose, Carstairs, Cold LakeEdmonton, Fort MacleodFt. McMurray, Ft. Saskatchewan, Grande Prairie, LacombeLethbridge, Medicine Hat, Olds, Peace RiverPonoka, Red Deer, St. AlbertStrathcona County, and Vegreville.
There may be other meal service programs in your area. Call 2-1-1.

Help with daily living.

Home Care provides help with activities of daily living (e.g., dressing, bathing) for people who cannot do these themselves or cannot get help from another source. Activities of daily living are often activities that are considered necessary for the person to safely maintain their health. Contact Alberta Health Services (AHS) to find out about Home Care in your area.

Is my community age-friendly?

Age-friendly communities promote healthy and active aging. People in age-friendly communities are supported in maintaining their independence and have access to the community supports and services they require. Learn more about what these age-friendly communities are doing: Calgary, Edmonton, Strathcona CountyVillages of Glenwood and Hill Spring, and Cardston County.