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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 […]

Breakfast TV Calgary – What Needs To Be Done Right Now in Long Term Care?

The producer of the Breakfast TV Calgary presented our executive director, Donna Durand, with this question: what needs to be done immediately regarding long term care? Watch the brief interview here.       To understand what is happening today in long term care and the continuing care sector we need to understand the culture before […]

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 […]