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

 

Photo Contest!

To bring in Senior Citizens' Month with a warm welcome, we're hosting a photo contest! We want to feature the beauty of all generations that the NWT has to offer, as well as highlight the relationships between generations. Intergenerational Day Photo Contest Contest...

Music Matters for Older Adults

Vitality Arts Special Report  By PATRICIA CORRIGAN MAY 15, 2018 LINK HERE A piano. A dulcimer. An acoustic guitar. A ukulele. An untried voice that turned out to be true. These instruments have changed the lives of six older adults who chose to embrace music in their...

Weaning Older Adults Off Sedatives After Hospital Stay

By Traci Pedersen LINK HERE     In a new study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, researchers investigated the efficacy of a new educational strategy designed to help older adults taper off sedative medications after hospital discharge. As...

Finding Meaning and Happiness in Old Age

Personal Health  By JANE E. BRODY MARCH 19, 2018  LINK HERE What’s the best way to develop a healthy perspective on old age? Spend more time with elderly people and discover what brings meaning and pleasure to their twilight years despite the losses, both physical and...
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Get Involved

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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