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

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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Booking COVID-19 Vaccine appointments

April 21 - Currently Booking: Citizens 48 years and older (born on this day in 1973 or earlier) provincially (online and call centre booking available) Based on the current vaccine allocation schedule, the vaccine eligibility age is expected to drop to 44 and older...

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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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Saskatchewan Housing Benefit

The Saskatchewan Housing Benefit is a monthly benefit that helps eligible Saskatchewan renters with their shelter costs (rent and utilities). The Saskatchewan Housing Benefit is co-funded by the Government of Canada and the Government of Saskatchewan under the...

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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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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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