One way all people can support positive aging is by sharing stories that highlight the experiences and wisdom that come with age. At this event, enjoy an hour of festive winter stories that celebrate growing older and the Christmas season.
A pair of information sessions are providing community-based seniors serving organizations with valuable insight into the role data collection and evaluation can play in providing services to support older adults.
ESCC is rounding up a selection of holiday events for seniors and their families. This page will be updated consistently throughout the holiday season
Elmwood Seniors for Seniors is a relative newcomer to Edmonton's seniors sector. The volunteer organization has evolved quickly in the last couple of years, a product of grassroots support and community connections.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
ElderCare Edmonton has a long history in the capital region. The organization offers therapeutic recreational programming to strengthen seniors' independence and quality of life.
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.
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.