Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council (ESCC)
COVID-19 Information for Seniors
In an effort to support seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic,
the Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council has developed a new
COVID-19 resource webpage. The webpage includes updates from seniors' organizations and information
to support seniors and their families during this challenging time.
The Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council is monitoring closures and service limitations
and information on the webpage will be maintained and updated regularly.
News and Events for Seniors
Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council has developed a resource for supports
and virtual activities for Seniors during the COVID Pandemic.
Recreation and Wellness Directory for Older Adults
Search for arts, fitness, technology, health, and recreational activities for adults 55+ in the Edmonton
area. You’ll find hundreds of interesting and fun activities to enrich your life.
Due to the uncertain and constantly fluctuating nature of programming options
during the pandemic, the Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council has decided to not release
a print program for the 2020-2021 year, however, this database will be maintained to reflect
ongoing changes to program availability.
Sage Seniors Association
Directory of Senior Services
is a booklet produced annually by (Sage) Seniors Association of Greater Edmonton.
It is a comprehensive list of all local resources.
(The 2020-21 Directory will be coming out in late November 2020)
You can view or download this booklet as a pdf document online, from the
If you would like a paper copy of the booklet. Please contact Lisa Vaughn at
and she can place one in your home mailbox.
Government of Canada - Thinking about aging in place
Aging in place means having the health and social supports and services you need to live
safely and independently in your home or your community for as long as you wish and are able.
Men’s Sheds Edmonton
This is a non-profit organization that helps build and promote casual spaces for all men to connect,
create and socialize in a positive environment. A Men’s Shed is a relaxed and inclusive
place to share stories, tinker around, form friendships and just hang out with the guys.
Become a Shedder. Getting started is easy! Join their Facebook Group and sign up for upcoming events.
They will send you a welcome booklet with everything you need.
For more information contact Men’s Sheds Edmonton at
Seniors’ Centre Without Walls
Seniors’ Centre Without Walls is a free phone-based program that offers a variety of interactive
health and well-being information sessions, recreational activities, and friendly conversation.
Open to older adults aged 55+ living anywhere in Alberta who find it difficult to leave their homes
and participate in social activities in their community. Free of charge. All you need is a phone to call
the toll-free number.
To register, please call the Edmonton Southside Primary Care Network at
Seniors Home Supports Program
This is a referral service that gives seniors referrals to screened service providers
which offer snow removal, yard help, housekeeping. home repair and maintenance, personal services,
and moving help. For more information contact the South West Edmonton Seniors Association at
The Shared Mic: Conversations for the Ages
The Age Friendly Edmonton (AFE) team is excited to announce a new intergenerational podcast
called The Shared Mic: Conversations for the Ages. The first season brings together people from all ages,
stages, and backgrounds to discuss topics including finding love, being a role model, and moving to Canada.