Link Letter is your link to news, events and resources for the Edmonton seniors sector.

Events for older Edmontonians and individuals working in Edmonton's seniors-serving network.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

See what's happening in celebration of October 1, International Day of Older Persons.

Friday, August 20, 2021

Older Edmontonians and their family, friends, and caregivers can consult this resource to learn more about candidate platforms on issues affecting older adults this municipal election.

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Strategic Specialist will advance key initiatives to influence change that benefits older adults.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

The shock wave from the pandemic highlights ongoing challenges. ESCC invites organizations in Edmonton's network serving older adults to join conversations to transform Edmonton's seniors framework.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Members of the newly formed Interim Collective Leadership Group (ICLG) have been recruited to lead a transformation of Edmonton's network of seniors serving organizations.

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

As the needs of Edmonton's older adults evolve, ESC continues to adapt to provide the opportunities and support it is known for.

Monday, August 9, 2021

Mill Woods Seniors Association (MWSA) is situated in the hub of the Mill Woods community in south Edmonton. While the pandemic has changed how MWSA delivers its programming, it hasn't changed the atmosphere at the centre.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Caregivers Alberta is marking 20 years since its inception. It was founded in 2001 by a group of caregivers looking to provide other caregivers with support for their own well-being.

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

In recognition of Seniors' Week 2021, Age Friendly Edmonton hosted a series of virtual Lunch 'n' Learns, which sparked important conversations about aging in Edmonton.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Ageism refers to stereotyping and the ensuing prejudice and discrimination against people based on their age.  Although ageism can be experienced by younger people, the impacts are different, and arguably more serious, when experienced in older age.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

With a global pandemic to respond to, 2020 was a busy year for ESCC as we worked collaboratively with other seniors network organizations to meet the needs of older Edmontonians. Read the full report to learn more!

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

2019-2020 was a busy year for Age Friendly Edmonton. During the year, our initiative worked on projects to help make Edmonton an Age Friendly city and raise awareness surrounding Age Friendly topics.

Thursday, April 1, 2021

ElderCare Edmonton has a long history in the capital region. The organization offers therapeutic recreational programming to strengthen seniors' independence and quality of life.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

211 and the Seniors Information Phone Line have released figures from 2020 in the latest annual report. It was a busy year, as the service became an important source of information during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

As its name indicates, the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories serves a large geographic area. Staff at seven office locations provide information, support, and education; and advocate for people living with dementia.