SWESA Latest News

Welcome to the SWESA Latest News page.  On this page we will post urgent notifications, program changes, upcoming event reminders, volunteer opportunities, employment opportunities, and other information of interest to SWESA members and those interested in becoming members.

December Ragg-Times Article by Colleen Crozier (posted on December 02, 2021)

The December, 2021 edition of the The Riverbend Ragg-Times contains an article about SWESA and Christmas written by Colleen Crozier. CLICK HERE to view our member articles page.

Chartwell Retirement Residences Donates to SWESA Annual Appeal (posted on November 30, 2021)

A HUGE Thank you goes out to Chartwell Retirement Communities for their generous donation to our Annual Appeal on November 29, 2021. We look forward to working with you!

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COVID-19 Guidelines and Program Changes (posted on September 16, 2021, updated on October 3, 2021)

For the latest information from SWESA, please see the COVID-19 Safety Guidelines Page on our website, the Program Guide Page on our website, the mailout to all SWESA members on September 16, 2021, the latest weekly bulletin that is posted on our Weekly Bulletins page, and our Facebook Page.  You may see the same information on more than one of these locations.  We are attempting to keep all of our visitors and program attendees as up-to-date as possible as things change at SWESA.

CLICK HERE  for COVID-19 information from the Government of Alberta.

If you have any questions or concerns, please send your message to admin@swesa.ca or call Linda Klatt at 587-987-3200 during our office hours.

SWESA Members on Global Edmonton TV News (posted on September 2, 2021)

Global Edmonton aired a news segment on their 5:00 p.m. show today entitled: “Thinking about retirement? Why preparing emotionally is as important as financial planning”.  Some SWESA members at Monday’s Coffee and Chat session were featured in the video.

CLICK HERE to see the story on the Global Edmonton web site.  Be sure to click the play button  on the video image to view the entire (1:42) video segment that was aired.

Assisted Transportation Available for Older Edmontonians Seeking COVID-19 Vaccines (posted on February 19, 2021)

The folks from Drive Happiness are currently offering door-thru-door transportation services for older Edmontonians who are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine and don’t have access to reliable transportation. For information, call 780-424-5438, or email info@drivehappiness.ca. You can also visit www.drivehappiness.ca.

 The latest news on COVID-19 Vaccination (reposted August 12, 2021)

  • CLICK HERE for the Alberta Health Services vaccine information.
  • CLICK HERE for Alberta Blue Cross information on the pharmacies offering vaccine, posted on February 24, 2021.