The Alberta government is providing more money for expanding home support services for seniors in our province.

It's giving $2.1 million to expand day-to-day in-home services for seniors in collaboration with Healthy Aging Alberta.

Six grants were awarded in July of 2022 for projects that are now operating, and nine more grants were awarded in June of this year.

The grants go toward efforts to help maintain seniors’ well-being, independence and safety in their homes and communities.

These non-medical services range from social and emotional supports to help with everyday tasks such as housekeeping, yard and snow removal, transportation to and from appointments, and meal delivery. 

Vulcan FCSS and Food Bank received $150,000 during the latest round of funding.

High River's Wild Rose Community Connections got $200,000 during last year's round of grants.

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