Now Available:  Watch video recordings of the presentations

Day 1 – June 14, 2023

Welcome, Opening Remarks, About SSAI

  • Lylie Herman, outgoing SSAI President
  • Cheryl De Villiers, Director Marketing & External Affairs, Saskatchewan Blue Cross
  • Shannon Wright, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Club Reports

Nutrition for Older Adults

  • Darian Kotchorek, Registered Dietician – Vitality Nutrition
  • Diet & Nutrition tips to fuel your day

Change Your Perspective, Change Your Future

  • Bill Brooks, Creative Workplace Consultant adn Process Coach

Scams & Identity Theft

  • Roger MacPherson – Better Business Bureau

Fall & Recovery

  • Dr. Brian Donbrook D.C.

Day 2 – June 15, 2023

AGM Reports & Resolutions (continued)

  • Shannon Wright, Secretary/Treasurer

Connected Canadians

  • Ken Roy
  • Digital Literacy for Seniors


  • Shan Landry

Lung Saskatchewan

  • Deborah Kies & Dave Parkalub

Saskatchewan Seniors Association Inc. hosted their Annual Convention
June 14th and15th, 2023

FEATURING: Interactive/Engaging Speakers & Presentations · Banquet
50/50 Draws · Silent Auction · Socializing · Walkathon update · Club Reports
Resolutions · Nominations · Networking · AGM Elections · LIVE STREAM / Recorded

Where:    Heritage Inn, Saskatoon

102 Cardinal Crescent         For Reservations Phone:  306-665-8121
Please call to book your own hotel room

*Clubs are asked to donate/bring an item for the Silent Auction.

Registration Fee is $75 per person – Includes: 2-day convention, coffee, lunches, snacks, Banquet supper.  Note: Extra Banquet Tickets are $25 each

Voting Delegates: From the SSAI Bylaws page 14: “Article 7 – Clubs 7. Each club shall elect 2 voting delegates for each 50 members or portion thereof, 3 for 51 to 100, 4 for 101 to 150, 5 for 151 and over members that per capita fees have been paid on, to a maximum of 5 to attend the convention.”

Any person may become a member if they pay the prescribed fee to the Association or club. Members at Large (no club available in their area) shall be entitled to vote.

Regional Directors and District Coordinators are elected at Regional and District annual meetings; Directors and Coordinators are also Voting Delegates at SSAI convention.
NOTE: In Regions and Districts where annual meetings have not already occurred this year, SSAI will be accepting nominations to fill vacant positions for directors at this convention.

Everyone is welcome to attend! Registration is required.

For those unable to attend in person: Watch online video or purchase DVD recording Visit our website for links to videos. Must pre-order and pay for DVD copy.

Saskatchewan Seniors Association Inc.
2023 Convention – Heritage Inn, Saskatoon
8:30-10:00 REGISTRATION – coffee
10:00 Welcome and opening remarks; Learn more about SSAI
  Getting to know you and your seniors club; SSAI Special Report
11:00 Darian Kotchorek, Registered Dietitian – Vitality Nutrition
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch; 50/50 draw
1:00 Bill Brooks – Creative Workplace Consultant and Process Coach; Change Your Perspective – Change Your Future
2:00 Roger MacPherson – Better Business Bureau
3:00 Dr. Brian Donbrook D.C. – Fall Prevention
4:00 AGM reports; Resolutions; 50/50 draw
6:00 Banquet             Entertainment/Music/Dance – Dianna Moroz


8:00 coffee
9:00 Trish McAuliffe – National Pensioners Federation (NPF)
10:00 Ken Roy – Connected Canadians
11:00 Shan Landry – Saskatchewan Seniors Mechanism (SSM)
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch – Silent Auction ends; 50/50 draw; Raffle Ticket draw
1:00 Martha Robbins – Treaty Land Sharing Network
2:00 Lung Saskatchewan – programs/services, and an update on the Long COVID website
3:00 Election of officers, Swearing in of officers
Adjourn Convention
4:00 Meeting for SSAI Executive, Directors, and Coordinators

Thanks to our SSAI Convention 2023 Sponsors:

Saskatchewan Blue Cross

Thanks to our Supporters:

SSAI would also like to acknowledge the support of Saskatchewan Seniors Mechanism and the Saskatchewan Lottery Trust Fund for SSAI Outreach to Seniors.  Some of their funding  pays for the quarterly distribution of the SSAI newsletter in Gray Matters, for printing and postage expenses, and costs associated with providing livestream and recordings of this event.

Special thanks to Aspen Films for their technical expertise and for their in-kind discount for this event.



Thanks to everyone who donates to the silent auction at convention including: