Senior Financial Aid in Alberta

We believe everyone should have access to affordable health services.

Financial Aid Programs for Senior Citizens

There are many available resources that provide the elderly with extra help and the social security they need.
Take advantage of the financial help resources that are available to you.

Check below to see if you meet the eligibility criteria and minimum qualifications for the listed benefits programs.

Client Directed Home Care Program (CDHCI)

The Client Directed Home Care Invoicing option is offered by Alberta Health Services (AHS) to support clients with in-home carerespite care, and companion care services. 

Read our page about it here - Client Directed Home Care Program

Veterans Independence Program Funding

The Veterans Independence Program (VIP) helps you remain independent and self-sufficient in your home and your community. Depending on your circumstances and health needs, you may qualify for financial assistance.

VIP does not replace other federal, provincial or municipal programs. Instead its role is to complement existing programs to help meet your needs.

VAC - Veterans Affairs Canada Cards

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The Veterans Affairs Canada card provides Veterans with coverage for health care service benefits, prescription drugs, medical bills and much more. To find out if you qualify for the program visit Veterans Affairs Canada.

Alberta Seniors and Community Supports

The Alberta Government provides multiple programs for low-income seniors looking for financial aid which can help with monthly living expenses such as homecare, groceries, and more. Below are links to a few different options and their application processes.

Special Needs Assistance for Seniors (SNA) Program

Alberta Seniors Benefit Program

Alberta Blue Cross Homebound Rebate

Coverage through Alberta Blue Cross is available. The first step is to make sure your plan covers foot care services. If you're eligible you will pay for the service and be given a receipt that you can submit for reimbursement. To contact Alberta Blue Cross, please call 403-234-9666.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, there are a variety of financial home care services available for seniors living in Canada. At Ohana, we accept the following financial aid services:

  • Veterans Independence Program Funding
  • VAC - Veterans Affairs Canada Cards
  • Alberta Blue Cross Homebound Rebate
  • Government of Alberta Low-Income Support

Please contact us if you have any additional questions about these financial aid options.

Typically, those who are 65 years of age or older qualify for senior financial aid. However, some programs offer financial assistance to those younger than 65.

At Ohana Care, we offer a variety of home care services, including:

To discover if your financial aid covers these services, please contact us.

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