A Look Back to a Live Event to Celebrate Age: The Dash Between 2020

Last year at this time we held our last live public event- the Dash Between.  We paired older adults and poets for a short interview, of which the audience were able to witness. The poets went away and created a piece from the short time the pairs were together.  We had three generations of people […]

Help Your Alberta Council on Aging make a difference this #GivingTuesday

Alberta Council on Aging, the only non profit, province wide, charitable organization of its kind in Canada has been working to maintain and improve the quality of life for older persons, for nearly fifty- four years!   The council advises local through to federal government about matters relating to the opportunity for full and equal participation […]

Leaders speak out about their concerns regarding older people in the context of COVID-19

Older people have been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Leaders from around the world have expressed their concern about its effects on older people, communities and society. They have also called for a response that addresses the needs and rights of older people. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General highlighted that “our response to COVID-19 […]