Manitoba Seniors and Healthy Aging Secretariat
Seniors and Healthy Aging is part of the department of Healthy Living, Youth and Seniors.  The Secretariat works with all departments to create an environment within Manitoba that promotes health, independence and well-being of all older Manitobans.

Manitoba Association of Senior Centres

The MASC association is a provincial focal point to facilitate communication, networking and planning among senior centres and raise their profiles. The association also assists in the development of seniors centres and collaborates with other senior serving organizations.


The Active Living Coalition of Older Adults – Manitoba is a partnership of 40 partner organizations and 13 supporting partners that are committed to encouraging and promoting active aging in Manitoba.

Service Canada

Service Canada: Human Resources and Skill Development Canada – Canadians are touched on a daily basis by HRSDC and its  portfolio partners. These success stories are about  Canadians who have  changed their own lives, or those of others, through the New  Horizons  for Seniors Program.

Virtual Hospice

Canadian Virtual Hospice – Information and support on palliative and end-of-life care, loss and grief.

Hospice & Palliative Care Manitoba

The Mission of HPCM is to promote compassionate, effective care for all Manitobans touched by any life-threatening condition or bereavement, and to provide services and education complementary to the formal health care system.

55 Plus

The 55 PLUS Program, a  Manitoba Income Supplement, provides quarterly  benefits to lower-income  Manitobans who are 55 years of age and over,  and whose incomes are within  certain levels. Eligibility is based on  income reported in your tax return from  the previous year. Applications  can be submitted anytime during the year.

Manitoba Tax Assistance Office

To inform and assist residents of Manitoba on the proper application of Manitoba income  tax and tax credit programs and to monitor all claims to ensure accuracy, to correct inaccurate claims and to recover ineligible amounts previously claimed by taxpayers.

Parkland Regional Health Authority

PRHA provides oversight to ensure the RHA fulfills its Vision and Mission and operates within its stated values. For all individuals, families and communities achieving the best possible health and wellness.

Manitoba  Network for the Prevention of Abuse of Older Adults

The Manitoba Network for  the Prevention of Abuse of Older Adults  (MNPAOA) is a partnership of  Manitoba-based organizations.  The  Network’s goals are: to act as a  central point of contact for  provincial efforts, to support regional and  community initiatives to  prevent abuse of older adults and to raise public  awareness of elder  abuse throughout the province.

SMD Office – Society for Manitobans with Disabilities

SMD has existed in various forms since the late 1940s. Today, the SMD  family includes a head office in Winnipeg as well as six regional  offices throughout Manitoba that provide services and support to people  with disabilities in rural areas. SMD is also affiliated with national  organizations such as Easter Seals Canada.