The Superannuated Teachers of Saskatchewan is an organization of retired teachers who are dedicated to promoting the welfare of all superannuated teachers, and to maintaining the ties which bind them to fellow professionals.
HEALTH SPENDING ACCOUNT
The STS Provincial Executive has authorized the implementation of a $250 Health Spending Account per Extended Health and Dental Plan Member (Primary Plan Holder).
The STS Health Spending Account is available for Extended Health and Dental Plan members for the time period between July 1, 2021, and June 30, 2023.
A Health Spending Account can be used for health expenses allowed by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Please see the CRA website under Eligible Medical Expenses.
For more information, see the Memo to Plan Members here as well as some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).
2021 FEDERAL ELECTION
The Canadian Association of Retired Teachers (ACER-CART) to which the STS belongs, has developed information for your consideration as well as Questions for Candidates for your consideration use as we head into an election on September 20, 2021. Please find information here.
The Saskatchewan Seniors Mechanism (SSM) has also created an Election Checklist to support conversations with candidates that can be found here.
The STS office is open to the public.
In order to protect the health and safety of visitors and staff, we ask that you:
- wear a mask as you enter the building at 2311 Arlington Avenue
- use the available hand sanitizer upon entering the office
- wait in the hall if staff is seeing another member
- not enter the office if you are feeling unwell
Thank you for your cooperation!
Saskatchewan Health Authority weekly update: September 10
Saskatoon Seniors Continued Learning (SSCL) is offering classes for people +55 years of age. More information can be found here.
Saskatoon Council on Aging (SCOA) has these classes available for older adults. For more information see here.
ACER-CART has identified that the development and implementation of a National Seniors Strategy is the number one organizational priority in 2021-22. For more information, click here.
Consider participating in the surveys below:
The Health Standards Organization is inviting input on work they are doing on standards for national long term care services. This link will take you to their website and the information that allows you to participate.
The University of Saskatchewan is conducting a study entitled “Building bridges to positive aging among seniors”. If you are interested in participating in this study, please see the information located here.
The International Federation on Ageing (IFA) has put out a survey that aims to better understand barriers that Canadian seniors may experience in being vaccinated against influenza. If you wish to take the survey, it can be found here.
The Superannuated Teachers of Saskatchewan Office is located in the Arbos Centre for Learning building at:
2311 Arlington Avenue
Saskatoon SK S7J 2H8
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 – Noon