55± Resources

These are some resource links for the 55± 2SLGBTQ+ community in Winnipeg and Manitoba. Rainbow Resource Centre is not responsible for the content of these external websites.

  • A Guide for the Caregiver

    Caregivers have and will continue to play an important and valuable role in our lives, communities and province. This guide has been created to provide caregivers with information on the rewards, challenges and resources available that may support them. 

  • A Legal Information Guide for Seniors

    This booklet has been developed by the Seniors and Healthy Aging Secretariat, The PGT and the Community Legal Education Association (CLEA) to help Manitoba seniors better understand wills and estates, and related matters of powers of attorney and health care directives. 

  • Community Health Assessment Report

    Community Health Assessment (CHA) is an ongoing activity of the WRHA. The purpose is to identify community health assets and issues, set health objectives and monitor progress towards those objectives.

  • Housing and Aging in Place Options

    There are many different types of housing and support options available-whether you are staying in your current home or considering a future move.

  • Income Security, Benefits and Retirement Planning

    Various resources provided by the Government of Manitoba around income security, benefits and retirement planning.

  • It's a fact: Better Income Can Lead to Better Health: Get Your Benefits!

    Income is a powerful determinant of health. Family physicians and other care providers have key roles to play in addressing poverty as a risk to their patients' health, due to their close relationships with their patients and their ability to access resources to improve patients' health.

  • Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety

    The Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety (MIPS) promotes patient safety to patients, families, the public and healthcare providers.

  • Manitoba Seniors' Guide 2015/16

    The Manitoba Seniors’ Guide is produced and distributed by the Seniors and Healthy Aging Secretariat and the Manitoba Council on Aging. In this guide you’ll find a comprehensive list of government and non-government programs and services, designed specifically for older Manitobans.

  • Seniors Resource Finders

    Seniors Resource Finders can offer information on meal programs, health services, transportation options, home maintenance, recreational opportunities, housing options, and referrals to other resources in the community. 

  • Support Services to Seniors Program

    Support Services to Seniors offer community-based programs for seniors that promote health and well-being and assist seniors to continue to live in the community. These services are offered throughout the Winnipeg health region by a variety of community agencies.

  • What is an Age-Friendly Community?

    In an Age-Friendly community, policies, programs and services are designed to make it easier for older adults to stay active and healthy, so they can continue to contribute economically and socially.