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Long-Term Care in Canada: From National Shame to a New Ecology of Care

Position paper developed at the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. Provides an overview of long-term care, and a call for radical reformation: a new ecology of care in Canada. The COVID-19 pandemic is revealing both significant strengths and weaknesses across every sector of society. Canada has long prided itself for its observance of human rights […]

Meet Barbara Cavers

Barbara Cavers is the facilitator for the upcoming series of Living Strong workshops. She will also be the guest speaker at Alberta Council on Aging’s 54th Annual General Meeting, so we are really excited to introduce her to you all today! Barbara brings a passion for learning to all that she does. Prior to her […]

Join us in the Living Strong Program!

Live a high-quality lifeBe in control of your lifeMake changes where necessary The Living Strong Program encourages participants to explore various components of wellbeing: physical, mental, environment, spiritual, and getting your paperwork in order. Learn more about being proactive and living stronger longer. The aim of this program is to support participants right now, at […]

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 […]