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

 

In-person services expand in NWT

Governments of Canada and Northwest Territories expand partnership to enhance in-person services in the Northwest Territories Employment & Social Development Canada July 9, 2018 Original article here The Government of Canada and the Government of Northwest Territories...

The ‘right dose’ of exercise?

Exercise: The 'Right Dose' for Improved Cognition Charles Vega, MD June 29, 2018 Original report here Numerous studies have found a positive relationship between regular exercise and brain health. But just how much exercise is necessary to see cognitive gains in older...

‘Prehabilitation’ before heart surgery?

Can older, frail patients benefit from 'prehabilitation' before heart surgery? Can patients' surgical outcomes be improved by using waiting time to get older patients into better shape before operations? Cardiac specialists describe two clinical trials and highlight...

Sleep medications and older adults

Sleep medications and older adults Published by Padmaja Genesh in the Red Deer Advocate  June 14, 2018 Original article here Betty is a 70-year-old lady living alone in an apartment. She has been generally healthy, except for arthritis of the knee, mild depression,...
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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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