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

 

Should you stay or go?

Should you stay, or should you go? What to consider when thinking about aging in place By McMaster University June 6, 2018 Original article here Aging in place means older adults are able to stay in their residence of choice for as long as they are able, and often...

Fostering Connections Between Young and Old

A new report on intergenerational programs calls for shared spaces to help combat isolation among the elderly. Article by Julie Halpert, original found here June 5th, 2018, The New York Times When Samantha Flores wasn’t taking classes at the University of Maryland for...

Canada Pension Plan enchancements

REMINDER! Beginning in 2019, the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) will be enhanced. These enhancements will only affect you if you work and make contributions to the CPP, as of 2019.  These enhancements will increase CPP retirement, disability and survivor's pensions you may...

Older Adults Live Strong Through Holistic Approach

Retirement Living feature in Cleveland Magazine. May 25, 2018 by Kristen Hampshire Original article here. By taking a whole-health approach to life, you can stay fit, gain energy, live stronger, and make the most of your older adult years. It wasn’t what Cathy Lewis...
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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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