Services

As the COVID-19 situation continues to unfold, we will continue to take direction from Alberta Health Services. Oakridge Seniors Association is committed to the safety and health of our members and volunteers. Risk management strategies are in place to protect people, and will be evolving along with the response plan.

All services are accessible by OSA members only. Not yet a member, click here.

To request a service, click on one of the links below:

Tech Mentor

The Tech Mentor service matches OSA members with volunteers who provide technology mentorship and training. This service is intended to enable our members to confidently and safely connect virtually, while remaining safe in their homes using the Internet, connect to social services via Zoom, and more.

If you don’t have a computer, tablet, or Internet connection, OSA can help with obtaining these.

Preferred Service Providers

OSA has developed a list of local contractors who are thoroughly vetted by a group of our experienced members. These contractors have been recommended by 3 Oakridge community members. This service is open to all OSA members. 

 

Have a contractor you'd like to recommend? Please contact our office.

Essential Drop Offs

The Essential Drop Offs service matches OSA members with volunteers who deliver essential items, including food and groceries, toiletries, and medications. This service is intended to support the safety and basic wellbeing of our members who are unable to leave their homes. 

 

Essential Transportation

The Essential Transportation service matches OSA members with volunteers who provide essential transportation. This service is intended to ensure that our members are able to access essential medical care. 

Practical Kindness

The Practical Kindness service matches OSA members with volunteers who respond to urgent requests, including one-time urgent but non-medical transportation (e.g. bank, pharmacy, etc.) and other urgent requests that will be considered on a case-by-case basis (e.g. garden assistance). 

Friendly Check-in

The Friendly Check-in service matches OSA members with volunteers who check in regularly via telephone. The service is intended to support our members to be socially connected to their community and provide a reassuring and friendly voice.

Care Post

The Care Post service matches OSA members with intergenerational volunteers (and their families) who send care mail, including coloured pictures, letters, stickers, etc. This service is intended to promote small gestures of kindness and to bring smiles to our members. 

Project Birthday

The Project Birthday service matches OSA members with volunteers who deliver 

cupcakes and good cheer on their birthday. This service is intended to promote small gestures of kindness and to brighten our members' birthdays. 

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