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

 

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...

How Exercise Can Keep Aging Muscles and Immune Systems ‘Young’

How Exercise Can Keep Aging Muscles and Immune Systems ‘Young’ By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS MARCH 14, 2018   LINK HERE   Remaining physically active as we grow older could help to keep our muscles and immune systems robust, according to two inspiring new studies of older...
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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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