Sage Seniors Association

Outreach / Seniors Support Services


Description
Provides support to older adults and their family members to connect with the required resources, services, and supports.

Service offers:

  • assistance to older adults and their family members to connect with resources, services, and supports, by assessing needs and offering appropriate support / outreach services

Includes:

Assessment and Support

  • assistance, information, and support to clients as needed
  • help connecting seniors to resources at agency and in the broader community
  • resources and information on such issues as health, grief, finance, relationship issues, mental health / emotional well-being, elder abuse, decision-making options, legal matters, safety, and social life / recreation
  • assistance with filling out forms for Canada Pension Plan (CPP), Old Age Security (OAS), Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS), Alberta Seniors Benefit, Special Needs Assistance, and housing applications

Outreach / Long-Term Support

  • support for seniors who are dealing with multiple challenges in their lives
  • ongoing assessment, outreach, and support to older adults and their family members with the goal of ensuring that the needs for seniors and their families are accommodated in all areas of life
  • help connecting clients to community resources
  • accompanying clients to appointments
  • home visitation
  • identifying clients' needs
  • help with decision-making options
  • emotional support
  • community outreach (social workers can meet clients in their homes)
  • community visits such as meeting with clients and their doctor for important appointments
  • advocacy
  • resources and information on such issues as health, grief, finances, mental health / emotional well-being, elder abuse, and social life / recreation
Key Provider: social workers
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • 55 years and older
Application Process
Service Access: By Appointment, To access service:
  • contact to arrange appointment 
Support is being provided by telephone or virtual appointments.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
587-773-1764
Fax
780-426-5175
Web Site
http://www.mysage.ca
Email
info@mysage.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: Yes,

Individual memberships available.

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: Yes - Elevators, and accessible washrooms including push button doors. 
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit, Registered Charity / Foundation
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
October 12, 2021
Address
15 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, AB, T5J 2E5
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Tue
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Wed
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Thu
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Fri
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM