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Stakeholder Spotlight: Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories

As its name indicates, the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories serves a large geographic area. Staff at seven office locations (six in Alberta and one in the Northwest Territories) provide…

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Stakeholder Spotlight: ElderCare Edmonton

ElderCare Edmonton has a long history in the capital region. First incorporated in 1980 as the Association of Adult Day Support Programs, the organization has had many different names over the years. In 2007,…

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What’s the matter with ageism?

By: Dr. Sheree T. Kwong See  In the weeks before she died, my mother made a plea to me. “Sher,” she said, “no one listens to us old people. If…

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Stakeholder Spotlight: Caregivers Alberta

Caregivers Alberta is marking 20 years since its inception. It was founded in 2001 by a group of caregivers looking to shift the support approach away from teaching caregivers how to be better at providing care, to providing…

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Stakeholder Spotlight: Mill Woods Seniors Association

Mill Woods Seniors Association (MWSA) is situated in the hub of the Mill Woods community in south Edmonton. It operates on the second floor of the Edmonton Public Library building at 2610 Hewes Way NW.    MWSA reopened to in-person programming on July 5th, after public…

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Stakeholder Spotlight: Edmonton Seniors Centre

The Edmonton Seniors Centre (ESC) can be found in the Edmonton General Hospital, located in the Oliver neighbourhood (at 11111 Jasper Avenue). Incorporated in 1976, it went by a different…

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Meet the Interim Collective Leadership Group!

Members of the Interim Collective Leadership Group (ICLG) were recruited to lead a transformation of Edmonton’s network of seniors serving organizations. This work includes action around supporting coordination of services…

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Working together to transform Edmonton’s seniors framework

With the pandemic’s impact on the economy, the need for coordination of services for Edmonton’s older adults (the demographic most adversely affected by COVID-19) has been demonstrated.  The shock wave from…

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Stakeholder Spotlight: Elmwood Seniors for Seniors

Elmwood Seniors for Seniors is a relative newcomer to Edmonton’s seniors sector. This volunteer-based community-run program began in 2019 as informal meet-ups at a local park. It picked up steam…

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Diving into the data

A pair of information sessions — one in November, and another in December — are providing community-based seniors serving organizations with valuable insight into the role data collection and evaluation…

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