Community Support Services
Financial Abuse Warning For Seniors
The Manitoba Securities Commission (MSC) is warning seniors about the red flags of financial abuse. Please click on the documents below for more information.
Here are some links we thought you may find useful:
Please note: all quotations are taken from their corresponding websites.
Manitoba Association of Senior Centres
“Senior Centres are health promoting, capacity building, and community focal points on aging where older persons come together for services and activities that enhance their dignity, support their independence and encourage their involvement in and with the community.”
South Winnipeg Seniors Resource Council
"South Winnipeg Seniors Resource Council is a non-profit information and referral hub connecting older adults with community resources to assist them in daily living"
"We are selective in our hiring practice and those chosen to join our team undergo a comprehensive orientation at the office and in our clients’ homes. It allows us to provide professional and compassionate care you expect and deserve. We also focus on emphasizing intangible traits such as a caring personality."
"All Seniors Care is an established company in the world of seniors care, from one of the oldest, most respected and accomplished family names in the retirement residences field."
Revera- The Wellington Retirement Residence
"The Wellington offers a picturesque landscape for retirement living in Winnipeg, Manitoba. We overlook the beautiful Assiniboine Forest, yet are also conveniently located with easy access to all amenities. Renovated in 2011, The Wellington provides 116 spacious Independent Living suites."
Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
“The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority’s Mission is to promote and protect health and well-being by delivering and managing health services in the Winnipeg region. The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority will improve health by leading and enabling high quality of Winnipeg’s health services and by building partnerships with the community. It is committed to providing safe care and preventing harm to patients.”
Seniors and Health Living Secretariat
“The Seniors and Healthy Aging Secretariat acts as a central point of contact for seniors, their family members and organizations. Staff also work to ensure government policies, programs and legislation reflect the needs of seniors. This website provides you with copies of its publications, valuable links to other seniors’ website’s and information on how to contact the Secretariat.”
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba
“The Heart and Stroke Foundation, a volunteer-based health charity, leads in eliminating heart disease and stroke and reducing their impact through: the advancement of research and its application; the promotion of healthy living; and advocacy.”
“Searching for the underlying causes and subsequent cures for arthritis, and promoting the best possible care and treatment for people with arthritis.”
“Mission: Parkinson Society Canada is the national voice of Canadians living with Parkinson’s. Purpose: To ease the burden and find a cure through research, education, advocacy, and support services”