Welcome To NWT Seniors' Society

 

Welcome to the NWT Seniors’ Society’s website! We hope that you are able to find useful information about the resources and programs available for Seniors’ in the NWT.

 

Seniors’ Information Line: if you would like to speak to someone about a problem or if you need help with any program or service related to seniors, please call 867-920-7444 or toll free 1-800-661-0878 during working hours or leave a message.

 

Seniors and Elders Deserve Respect: Contact 1-866-223-7775 for 24 hour support or call your: Local RCMP if you need immediate assistance.

 

If you are looking for specific information regarding the abuse of older adults, please visit the NWT Network to prevent the abuse of older adults’ website:

                 

                                               www.nwtnetwork.com

 

Share your story

The power of story sharing! To celebrate Grandparents' Day on September 9th, we are hosting a story-sharing event! Tell us about your grandparents. An event, a memory, a tradition - anything you'd like to share with us. Submissions will be judged by older adults in...

Measuring poverty and older adults

How do we measure poverty? Original article by McMaster Optimal Aging Portal dated August 15, 2018 Five generations: that’s how long on average it's estimated it takes for a descendant of a poor family in an Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)...

Northern Conversations

Northern Conversations Live Better Longer You are invited to gather on Saturday September 1 from 12-5 PM at the Aboriginal Wellness Centre in Yellowknife (accessed by a short trail that starts from the parking lot behind the far corner of the Field House) for...

Focus on your feet

The Agony of the Feet as You Get Older Making foot care a priority as you get older is important for maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle. Article written by Stacey Colino, Contributor to US News on August 9th, 2018 While people often pay attention to how their...
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Check out our site and see what resources  and services we have to offer.

Get Help

Seniors’ Information Line: If you would like to speak to someone about a problem or if you need help with any program or service related to seniors, please call 867-920-7444 or toll free 1-800-661-0878 during working hours or leave a message.

Stay Safe

Seniors and Elders Deserve Respect: Contact 1-866-223-7775 for 24 hour support or call your Local RCMP if you need immediate assistance.

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