Working for seniors to bring seniors together in one strong, non-partisan, non-racial, non-sectarian organization that will work for the welfare of all seniors in Saskatchewan. It is the sincere wish that all seniors in Canada might become united into one strong voice for the betterment of all.

Our primary goals and objectives

  • Publicity and promotions.
  • To provide an organized forum for all seniors.
  • Housing and transportation resolutions.
  • Offer leadership in programs and activities.
  • Work with all levels of government to benefit seniors.
  • Co-operate with organizations across Canada.

SSAI accomplishments

  • Involved in discussions for Universal Medicare.
  • Improved Pensions.
  • Continuation of spouses allowance in the event of a death.
  • Home care.
  • Persuading government to establish district home care boards.
  • Improvements to housing that is affordable and suitable.
  • Foot program.
  • Wellness health programs.
  • Restore fully taxable income to fully account for inflation.
  • Defeating multilateral agreement on investments.
  • Affordable rates for room and board in Saskatchewan nursing homes.
  • Promoting the twinning of more highways.
  • Hold on raising rates on special care.
  • Housing and reducing the education tax.

NEWS

Booking COVID-19 Vaccine appointments

March 25 - Currently Booking: Citizens 62 years and older (born on this day in 1959 or earlier) provincially (online and call centre booking available) and individuals 50 to 69 years of age living in the Northern Administrative District (call centre booking ONLY). ...

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SSAI Raffle

SSAI RAFFLE Tickets $1 each - (only 3,000 tickets printed) Draw - Oct. 1, 2021 - International Day of the Older Person  Great Raffle Prizes: Quilt – value $400 – Marlee Ritchie 2. Football Jersey - Makowski – value $200 – SaskPower 3. SSAI Bowling Balls – value $150 –...

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SASK COVID PROTOCOLS & RECOMMENDATIONS

General Information The novel coronavirus primarily spreads via respiratory droplets from coughing and sneezing during close person-to-person contact. It also spreads by touching surfaces with the virus on it and then touching your mouth, nose or eyes before washing...

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Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS)

Canadian businesses, non-profit organizations, or charities who have seen a drop in revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible for a subsidy to cover part of their commercial rent or property expenses, starting on September 27, 2020, until June 2021. This...

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Saskpower Energy Assistance Program

High utility bills can be stressful for lower-income households. And it can be costly to make energy efficient upgrades to your home. Let us help you with our new Energy Assistance Program. This program is funded in part by the Government of Canada. All SaskPower...

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SSAI POLICIES – DIGNITY OF LIVING

MEMBERSHIP POLICY SSAI members are from throughout the province and represent specific seniors’ interests. A member organization  is defined as: “An association of seniors which is non-discriminatory in relation to race, religion, sex, physical or mental abilities and...

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EMERGENT COVID RESOLUTIONS

Resolution REMOVING AGEISM IN THE TREATMENT OF PATIENTS DURING CRITICAL HEALTH CRISES/PANDEMICS Be it resolved that SSAI lobby the Saskatchewan government and Ministry of Health to develop clear criteria to enable doctors and health care workers to judiciously provide...

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Celebrate Canada – Saskatchewan

SSAI  thanks all the presenters and participants in its Celebration of Canada - Saskatchewan during January and February of this year.  The celebration was a virtual event held with a series of teleconference presentations. These events included:Gordon Barnhart – Jan....

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SURVIVAL OF SSAI – YOUR LEGACY

Many seniors who retire want to simply "enjoy life with no responsibilities . .  maybe just hobbies"; however, some others do enjoy volunteering in many different capacities to make the community a better place.  They too, want to enjoy retirement.  The problem that...

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Walkathon Information for 2021

Hello everyone.   We are thankful that 2020 is over, and it is time once again to start preparing for our Provincial Walkathon.  I will be putting the packages for our 2021 Walkathon together very soon.  Club participation last year was down substantially from 2019,...

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