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In an Age-Friendly community, housing options are available that suit varying needs and stages of life. These housing options are safe, accessible, and affordable, and allow people of all ages and abilities to stay independent as their needs change. This includes necessary home supports including affordable home and yard maintenance, as well as affordable long-term care options.

In the sections below, you will see examples of what AF Saskatchewan communities are doing in this domain. for each example, there is a link to that community’s individual page and to their contact details, for more information.

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AF Moosomin hosted a speaker from Sask Housing at one of their meetings, to become more aware of community options. Click here for contact details.

“Housing” Workshop: AF Saskatoon held this workshop to guide safe and confident decision-making about moving into a supportive environment. Click here for contact details.

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AF Rosetown’s survey in 2016 showed great concern about eligibility for seniors’ housing. This was shared with the Town of Rosetown, who, along with AF Rosetown, sent letters to various politicians. It then became a topic in the legislature. Click here for contact details.

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AF Saskatoon/SCOA created a toolkit to help older adults respond to bullying in congregate living situations. The toolkit is called Building Respectful Inclusive Communities. Click here for the link and their contact details.