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Alberta Seniors Benefit Program - income supplement for seniors in Alberta

Government Programs / Legislation

Alberta Health Services - In May 2008, the Minister of Health and Wellness in Alberta announced the creation of the Alberta Health Services (AHS).

Supportive Living Regulation in Alberta - The Accommodation Standards for Supportive Living in Alberta are mandatory for all retirement home settings with 4 or more residents and cover 8 distinct areas with several standards within each category.

Seniors Housing

Alberta’s Continuing Care Strategy - Alberta has created a new Continuing Care Strategy called “Aging in the Right Place” with a goal of improving options for seniors and the physically challenged through improving the existing supports to assist those with care needs to remain in their own communities

Long-Term Care in Alberta - Long-Term Care in Alberta (nursing homes) is governed through the provincial government (shared responsibility between Alberta Seniors and Community Supports and Alberta Health and Wellness).

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