Older Adult Support
The Older Adult Services Program provides information on services and programs for seniors and families caring for older adults within the City of Leduc. For more information, please contact Older Adult Services at 780-980-7109.
What are some of the reasons to call Older Adult Services?
- You need assistance with completing forms for government programs
- You have concerns associated with aging and care giving
- You need assistance with developing new programs for older adults
- You are looking for information about city programs, and federal and provincial benefits for seniors
- You need information about emergency services, health support groups, community medical services, or safety
- You are looking for estate planning or funeral home referrals
|Seniors Outreach||Seniors Outreach provide information on programs and services for seniors and families caring for seniors. One-on-one support is available to connect seniors, and adults with disabilities, to community resources.|
|Meals on Wheels||Meals on Wheels is made possible through community partnerships with the City of Leduc and is offered to those unable to prepare a nutritious meal. Meals are prepared at the Leduc Community Hospital and delivered by volunteers.|
|Panorama Newsletter||Published and distributed monthly, the Panorama Newsletter is for Leduc citizens aged 55+. The newsletter provides up-to-date information such as changes to pensions, grants, services and programs. To be added to the distribution list or submit content to the newsletter, call 780-980-7109. View past issues of the Panorama Newsletter.|
|Homemaking Services||Administered through the Older Adults Services Program, this bi-weekly service provides assistance with light housekeeping to help seniors who are physically unable to do housework maintain their independence and enhance their quality of life. Fees for this service apply and are based on a sliding scale.|
Elder abuse is any action or inaction by self or others that jeopardizes the health or well-being of any older adult. Elder abuse can take several forms including financial, emotional, physical, sexual, neglect and medication. Often more than one type of abuse occurs at the same time. The two most frequently identified and reported types of elder abuse in Canada are financial and emotional (Government of Alberta).