Senior’s Health Benefit Resources in Alberta
Last updated July 20, 2022
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You need to apply for following Federal Government Benefits about 6 months before turning 65 years of age:
(Application/notice will come automatically in the mail, if not then call 1-800-277-9914 or just go online to apply)
- OAS (Old Age Security)
- GIS (Guaranteed Income Supplement)
- CPP (Canada Pension Plan)
You need to apply for following Provincial Government Benefits about 3 months before turning 65 years of age:
(Application/notice will automatically come in the mail, if not then call or go online to apply)
Seniors Benefits Provided by Alberta Government
Click on each Seniors Benefits provided by the Alberta Government to find out more.
Other Benefits from the Alberta Government
The following benefits can be provided to any Alberta residents, not only seniors, meeting the criteria.
City of Calgary
The following program is run by City of Calgary for any low-income Calgarians.
Disclaimer: This material is not a substitute for the advice of a qualified health professional. This material is intended for general information only and is provided on an “as is”, “where is” basis. Although reasonable efforts were made to confirm the accuracy of the information, Alberta Health Services does not make any representation or warranty, express, implied or statutory, as to the accuracy, reliability, completeness, applicability or fitness for a particular purpose of such information. Alberta Health Services expressly disclaims all liability for the use of these materials, and for any claims, actions, demands or suits arising from such use. Last updated August 2022