Author Archives: ACA Admin

Grey Matters 2016

The Grey Matters conference is a two-day event intended to increase awareness of issues, supports and services for seniors. We are pleased to announce that Alberta Council on Aging will have representatives in attendance at this year’s conference! Donna Durand, executive director of Alberta Council on Aging will be presenting the second day on Social […]

Seniors’ Week 2016

On this the 30th Anniversary of Seniors’ Week, I would like to draw special attention to all seniors in the province of Alberta. Seniors make a difference in our communities daily. They mentor and care for family members (children, grand and great grandchildren). They are friends, and they are top volunteers. Seniors contribute by being […]

On July 26, Donna and I set out to Edson United Church and the Parkland Senior Citizen Lodge to do outreach on behalf of Alberta Council on Aging. We came prepared with information on our programs and services. Pastor Kim welcomed us warmly at the United Church, and had us greeting parishioners. This was an […]

New 811 Number

  Last week Alberta rolled out a brand new number to replace the three numbers for Health Link across the province, making it easier to remember and thus easier to access. This follows previous decisions made in other provinces across Canada where a line to reach a healthcare professional in a non-emergency situation was made widely available. […]

Upcoming Events

We have some great events that are coming up pretty soon, so we’ve been really busy getting everything ready. Some of you may have received phone calls inviting you to attend our Annual General Meeting on June 12th, and if you follow us on Facebook or Twitter you have probably already seen some of the posters […]