Senior’s Health Benefit Resources in Alberta

Last updated July 20, 2022

Remember:

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)

  1. OAS (Old Age Security)
  2. GIS (Guaranteed Income Supplement)
  3. 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)

  1. Blue Cross Seniors (1-800-661-6995)
  2. Senior’s Financial Assistance (Alberta Senior’s Benefit, Dental & Optical assistance, Seniors Property Tax Deferral Program, and Special needs assistance program all at once) 1-877-644-9992

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.

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