Saskatoon Council on Aging - Age-friendly community

Community Resources for Seniors

 

Caregiving

General Resources

Home Care 201-310 Idylwyld Dr N Saskatoon Phone: Please call 306.655-4346

Volunteer Services: 306.655.4323

Transportation: 306.655.4306

Meals on Wheels: 306.655.4318


Saskatoon Caregiver Information Support: 1.306.652.4411

2020 College Drive, Saskatoon, SK (Saskatoon Council on Aging)

Alzheimer's and Dementia Resources

Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan - 306.683.6322
Oliver Lodge, 1405 Faulkner Crescent, Saskatoon

Housing Options for People Living with Dementia: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation video

Saskatoon Bebops Support Group - Barb Stewart, 306.955.8094
email:  barbstewart@sasktel.net
Nutana Park Mennonite Church, 1701 Ruth Street E.
2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month, 1 - 3 p.m

Saskatoon Luther Senior Centre Support Group - Kim Willick, 306.664.0368 email:  kim.willick@luthercare.com
Luther Senior Centre, 1800 Alexandra Ave. 
Last Wednesday every month 9:30 a.m.

Saskatoon Oliver Lodge Support Group - Orlene Martens,
306-955-4739 email: omartens@shaw.ca

Oliver Lodge Linkage Dining Room, 1405 Faulkner Crescent 2nd Monday of every month except July and August
(moves to 1st Monday of the month if the 2nd Monday falls on a statutory holiday) 7:30 p.m.

Sherbrook Community Centre - MindFull Cafe - 306.655.3742

Provides the opportunity to meet in a relaxed social setting for people with dementia, family, care partners



Respite

Community Day Programs

The purpose of Community Day Programs is to meet social, recreational and respite needs of individuals who, because of health-related difficulties, are unable to access these services independently in the community. Contact Saskatoon Health Region Client Patient Access Services (CPAS) 306.655.4346 for referred community day programs.

No CPAS referral required:

Century Club - Saskatoon Council on Aging - 306.652.2255
Adults 90+, free


Seniors Neighborhood Hub Clubs- Saskatoon Council on Aging - 306.652.2255
Monthly programs except July and August
Free


Live Smart - Luther Care Communities - 306.664.0345
Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Luther Special Care Home, 1212 Osler Street.
Fee - $9.10 per person
Taxi if needed -$10.00 round trip


TEMT (Travel Eat Meet Talk) Luther Care Communities - 306.664.0345
Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Luther Special Care Home, 1212 Osler Street
Fee - $9.10 per person
Taxi if needed -$10.00 round trip


Rainbow 50 Plus - 306.664.8724
St. Thomas Wesley United Church 808 20th Street West
Program - Tuesdays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Fee - $1.00


Young at Heart - 306.664.0345
Mondays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Luther Special Care Home, 1212 Osler Street.
Fee - $9.10 per person
Taxi if needed -$10.00 round trip


Planned Respite Care

provides relief for the caregiver and reduced risk of family breakdown.Bookings are through CPAS in advance of requested dates. Access to all the Special Care Homes is through Client Patient Access Services (CPAS) which is responsible for the administration of the admission criteria. Call 306.655.4346.

Unplanned Respite Care

provides short term (up to 7 days) respite.Appropriate if there is a sudden, unexpected change in the support system and the client requires 24-hour supervision (i.e., primary caregiver hospitalized or unexpectedly called out of town).Cost - Contact your Client Care Coordinator for current rates. The client covers all costs for transportation to and from the facility and for medications.

Concerns or questions about your or your loved one's care?

If you have any concerns or questions about your or your loved one's care experience, or if you need help navigating through the many services offered in Saskatoon Health Region, please contact Client Representative Services at:

Saskatoon Health Region Client Representatives - 306.655.0250 or 1.866.655.5066


Support Groups

Caregiver Support Groups
WHO: people providing emotional or practical support to an adult family member or friend.
WHAT: Support and share information relevant to your experience as a caregiver. No cost.

For more information about the group, including how to join, call 306-655-3400

Provided through the Saskatoon Health Region, theThe groups are aimed at people who are providing emotional support and/or practical assistance to a disabled or chronically ill adult family member or friend.
Monthly drop-in or 6 session groups available at various times throughout the year
Registration required; No cost to attend

 

Bereavement Resources

Saskatoon Bereavement Resource Directory - produced by Edwards Family Centre