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.

PostMedia Survey of Covid-19’s Impact on Seniors (posted on January 26, 2021)

PostMedia (The Edmonton Journal) is taking a survey of seniors 70 plus for their new pilot project on engagement journalism.  CLICK HERE for more information.

From the article in today’s paper:

If you are an older adult, roughly 70 plus, or if you support a senior/seniors as a loved one or client, please take our survey and join our mailing list. These can be found at edmontonjournal.com/groundwork.

Edmonton Community Foundation Grant (posted on November 30, 2020)

CLICK HERE to display our Grants page.

Targeted Public Health Measures From The Government Of Alberta (posted on November 25, 2020)

SWESA will remain closed until further notice. As we continue to see unprecedented daily COVID-19 case numbers in our province, Premier Jason Kenney and Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced new mandatory public health measures for communities across Alberta. They are listed, at a glance, here. Alberta has declared a state of public health emergency. Unless otherwise stated, the mandatory restrictions are in effect in Edmonton as of November 24 and will be in place for at least three weeks. A comprehensive list is available on alberta.ca.

Message from SWESA president Josie Richardson (posted on October 30, 2020)

Please CLICK HERE to view the message from October 28, 2020.

September 2020 Article in the Riverbend Ragg-Times (posted on September 8, 2020)

A SWESA Volunteer, Colleen Crozier, writes articles about SWESA for publication in local newsletters.  Please CLICK HERE to view the September, 2020 article for the Riverbend Ragg-Times and watch for the December 2020 posting.  Please CLICK HERE to view past articles.

Photography Volunteer Opportunity (posted on August 28, 2020)

Please CLICK HERE to view the job description for a photography volunteer who will help to maintain and update our online photo gallery.  If you are interested in this position or if you have any questions, please contact the SWESA Webmaster, Barry Headrick, at web@swesa.ca