Friday, February 24, 2023

The Mill Woods Seniors Association enhances the independence of seniors by providing a range of programs and services that meet their recreational and social needs.

Friday, February 10, 2023

The Nominating Committee of the Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council (ESCC) is currently seeking to fill positions on its Board of Directors in preparation for our Annual General Meeting to be held in April.

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

We would like to invite your organization to suggest candidate(s) for the ESCC Board of Directors. The Nominating Committee is seeking Board candidates that align with the vision and mission of ESCC.

Monday, January 30, 2023

A Stakeholder Spotlight on the Shaama Centre. Their focus is to provide service and programs for
immigrant and refugee seniors and women and those who are isolated because of social and physical

Monday, December 19, 2022
Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Senior Fraud Alert was created because of a need for resources and information on fraud and scams, presented in a way that was accessible to seniors.

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Social Prescribing Manager will work for the ESCC backbone team and support the stakeholders in implementing a made-in-Edmonton model of social prescribing.

AFE Lunch 'n' Learns dive into topics such as ageism and planning to age in a place of your choosing.

As we either get older, many of us will rely on assistive technology products or services. But it's a term that is still somewhat unfamiliar. This article looks at the importance of recognizing assistive technology as a key factor in healthy aging.

This article explores how ageism may present in health care settings and provides information for patients to advocate for themselves.

Age Friendly Edmonton is celebrating aging during Seniors' Week. Join us for a special event.

There is a growing focus on finding ways to support Canadians to age in place. Local groups are serving as great examples of meaningful work and approaches.

Delivering programs out of multiple locations, the SouthWest Edmonton Seniors Association (SWESA) is truly a collaboration of community.

One way all people can support positive aging is by sharing stories that highlight the experiences and wisdom that come with age. Listen to talented storytellers share an hour of winter stories that celebrate this festive 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.

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.

Stewardship members commit to contributing their skills, wisdom and perspectives to advance the work of the community-based seniors serving sector.

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

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.

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

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.