Home Transition Planning
Transitions are a natural part of one’s life. It can be challenging to understand what is next, what steps to take, and what to expect during these transitions. Having the appropriate information can help make for smooth and exciting transitions. Below are links and information to help guide individuals through the process of turning 18 and then what to expect when an individual turns 65.
Moving into retirement does not mean your PDD funded supports will be affected. Supports are based upon need and determined through service design and planning. Horizons Centre offers programming that promotes skill maintenance through a more relaxed environment and delivery method.
What will change is your AISH benefits, so it is important to be aware of the steps to take to start receiving your old age security pension and apply for other benefits.
“As OAS pension benefits serve the same purpose as AISH benefits, the AISH program requires applicants and clients who are eligible to receive OAS pension benefits to access these benefits as soon as they are eligible. AISH clients transitioning onto these benefits may also be eligible for a number of provincial programs for seniors, including the Alberta Seniors Benefit, Special Needs Assistance for Seniors, Dental and Optical Assistance for Seniors and Alberta Blue Cross Coverage for Seniors.”
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