Prior to the establishment of the current Alberta Seniors Advocate Office, the Alberta Health Advocate served as Interim Seniors Advocate.  Their Annual Report, which includes information on Seniors Advocate activity for 2015/16 is available on the Alberta Health Advocate website at


The Alberta Office of the Seniors Advocate is mandated to make recommendations to government for improvements to seniors programs and services.

Based on analysis of issues arising from working with seniors, families and caregivers and listening to stakeholders and seniors groups, the Seniors Advocate provides two types of recommendations:

1.  Administrative/operations Recommendations

Administrative/operational recommendatons identify operational issues that, if remedied, may improve finding, accessing and/or utilizing government programs by Albertans.

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2.  Systemic Issue Recommendations:

System issues pertain to issues identified due to system structures or processes that may be remedied through a structural, organization or policy change.

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