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What is a Declaration?

A declaration is a written or spoken statement about what people feel or believe. This seniors sector (Network) Declaration states the importance of having strong community support for older adults to age well in their homes of choice.

Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council

We bring people, ideas, and information together to build collaborative approaches to services, supports and circumstances affecting older adults.

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By providing a point of connection, we facilitate collaborative action on issues affecting older Edmontonians. We work with organizations that serve older adults to support healthy aging.

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Find out about recent news, activities, and collaborations from Edmonton’s network of seniors-serving organizations.

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We also provide a hub for older Edmontonians to connect with their community – linking them to helpful information, activities, and resources.

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NEW: Organizational Shared Services

ECVO is excited to be offering Human Resources support through our shared services model.  ECVO members and non-member organizations can access foundational Human Resources support that enhances organizational capacity with…

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Reflections on Truth and Reconciliation

In September’s Link Letter issue, the staff at ESCC wanted to commemorate the upcoming National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, September 30, 2023, by examining the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s…

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Job Posting: Associate Manager

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Stakeholder Spotlight: Wild Rose Old Tyme Fiddlers Association

Written by: Gaylene Manuel I had the pleasure of talking with Val Nathansan, Director-Gig and Performances, with the Wild Rose Old Tyme Fiddlers Association (WROTFA). G: Tell me about yourself and…

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Seniors Home Supports 2023

The Edmonton Seniors Home Supports Program is a referral service that gives seniors referrals to screened service providers which offer snow removal, yard help, housekeeping. home repair and maintenance, personal services,…

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Navigating the Labyrinth: The Essential Role of Information and Referral/Advocacy in Older Adult Care

(Photo above: Photo of Anne Lambert was taken in 2011 for her induction into the University of Alberta, Museums and Collections, Hall of Fame. Anne and 3 others were the…

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ESCC Spotlight on the Shaama Centre: A Model for Diversity in the Older Adult Community

As the world’s population ages, there is an increasing need to address the unique challenges that older adults face. In Alberta, the aging population is becoming more diverse, with different…

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Senior’s Week Kick-Off 2023 Recap

On Monday June 5th, 2023, Age Friendly Edmonton held a Seniors’ Week Kick-off event at City Hall to celebrate seniors in Edmonton and all that they contribute to the city.…

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Stakeholder Spotlight: The Edmonton Aboriginal Seniors Centre (EASC)

We had the privilege of interviewing Deborah Rose, Executive Director of the Edmonton Aboriginal Seniors Centre. We learned from her that the Centre is celebrating its 37th anniversary this year!…

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Stakeholder Spotlight: The Métis Child and Family Services Society Edmonton (MCFS)

The Métis Child and Family Services Society Edmonton (MCFS) is a family resource centre in Edmonton that delivers, at no charge, culturally focused social service programs primarily to the Indigenous…

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Our partners always have something on the go. Check back often for events all year round!

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ECF Presents Wills Week – WILLS & ESTATES 101

Southeast Edmonton Seniors Association 9350 82 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

This session provides a general overview of things to keep in mind when preparing your estate plan and address common questions for wills and other documents that affect your estate.…

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ECF Presents Wills Week – WILLS & ESTATES 101 (Français)

La Cité Francophone (Jean-Louis-Dentiger Rm.) 8627 Rue Marie-Anne-Gaboury, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Cette session donne un aperçu général des éléments à prendre en compte lors de la préparation de votre plan de succession et permet de répondre aux questions les plus courantes…

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ECF Presents Wills Week – WILLS & ESTATES 101

Online

This session provides a general overview of things to keep in mind when preparing your estate plan and address common questions for wills and other documents that affect your estate.…

Free

Artistic Celebration: YEG’s Older Adults

Central Lions Seniors 11113 - 113 Street, Edmonton, AB, Canada

Join us on October 5th at Central Lions as various older adults showcase their unique artistic talents! In honour of International Day of Older Persons (October 1) and Ageism Awareness…

ECF Presents Wills Week – WILLS & ESTATES 101

Millwoods Seniors and Multicultural Centre (Multipurpose Gym) 2610 Hewes Way NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

This session provides a general overview of things to keep in mind when preparing your estate plan and address common questions for wills and other documents that affect your estate.…

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ECF Presents Wills Week – WILLS & ESTATES 101

ACT Aquatic and Recreation Centre 2909 113 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

This session provides a general overview of things to keep in mind when preparing your estate plan and address common questions for wills and other documents that affect your estate.…

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ECF Presents Wills Week – FIGHTING TERMS OF THE WILL

Online

Learn about the potential problems lawyers often see in estate disputes and how to avoid them before they happen. This session will include information about the formal requirements for a…

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ECF Presents Wills Week – FAMILY FEUD

Online

Two seasoned wills and estates lawyers will discuss the top 5 answers to the question “What can I do in my Estate Plan to cause a Family Feud?”. What will…

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23rd Annual Interfaith Multicultural Celebration

Meridian Banquet & Conference center 4820 76 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

learn about the different faiths that are practiced here in Canada so we become more aware of the various perspectives that comprise our world. We also want to celebrate and…

$32.00

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