Supports for Seniors
Seniors week is recognized in June of every year
Seniors Programs & Services Information Guide
The Senior Programs and Service Information Guide is a comprehensive source of information about the programs, benefits and services available to seniors in Alberta.
Mature Worker Program
McBride Career Group offers a flexible, no-cost program to help those aged 50+ with workplace skills, job searching, resume preparation, self-employment, interviewing techniques and much more. Call 403-995-4377 (Okotoks) or 403-601-2660 (High River). View the McBride Career Group Assistance Flyer (PDF).
The Griffiths Community Centre
A $30 annual membership fee to the Griffiths Centre provides you with socialization opportunity and participation in activities such as floor curling, seniors exercise classes, various card groups, events and social activities. The Centre is located on Government Road just south of the Esso station. Membership is open to anyone 21 and up. Visit the Griffiths Centre site at griffithscentre.ca for more information and activity schedules.
Seniors, Become Hall Walkers!
Operation hours are Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Oilfields High School; 403-938-4973. Stay warm! Stay dry! Stay active! Stay well! Walk away from illness!
Accommodations for Seniors
Westwinds Communities offers subsidized supportive living for seniors at High Country Lodge and independent living at Glen Mead Park. 403-652-8600
A lodge operated by Calgary SCOPE Society at 115 Ridgestone Lane is available to people aged 45 plus with developmental disabilities who qualify for PDD funding. Clare Fox: firstname.lastname@example.org or 403-542-8005.