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.
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.
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.
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.