Alberta 55 Plus
Alberta 55 plus represents the heart of mature Albertans. It stands for the idea of a fuller, healthier, more vital future; for the straightforward steps that can be taken towards that future. It promotes participation and action and has generated a unique spirit of cooperation across the province. The association believes that sport and recreation development for mature adults is a provincial issue. It has a direct bearing on the quality of life in this province and it can become a way of life for the individual and the province as a whole. That is the ideal. They are working to make it a reality.
Alberta Council on Aging (ACA)
ACA is a voluntary organization whose membership is comprised of groups, individuals and agencies in the province of Alberta. It seeks to increase the understanding of the impacts of aging on both individuals and society. ACA works for changes, both social and individual, in order to enhance the participation of Seniors as active members of society.
Alberta Seniors is responsible for developing and delivering programs and services to a wide range of Albertans. Various links and services can be found here.
Seniors Advisory Council for Alberta
The Seniors Advisory Council for Alberta is responsible for advising the province on matters relating to Alberta’s seniors. It is a government appointed body that reports through the Minister of Seniors and Community Supports. The council gathers information on issues important to seniors by consulting with older Albertans and seniors’ organizations in communities across the province. The suggestions and feedback gathered through the consultations are used to develop advice on legislation, policies, funding and coordination of programs and services for seniors.