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.

Update From Our President Josie Richardson (posted July 14, 2020) Click here.

2019 Annual Report and Audited Financial Statements (posted on June 4, 2020)

While SWESA has not been able to hold its Annual General Meeting of Members due to COVID-19 we thought we’d post the 2019 Annual Report and the 2019 Audited Financial Statements  to the Annual Reports & By-laws page.  2019 was an exciting year for SWESA with membership approaching 700 and many new programs.

March 2020 Article in the Riverbend Ragg-Times (posted on May 29, 2020)

Carol Vaage writes articles about SWESA for publication in local newsletters.  Please click here here to view her March 28 2020 article for the Riverbend Ragg-Times.  Please click here to view our articles and external reports page that has links to Carol’s recent articles.


In response to the announcement from the Alberta Government and City of Edmonton regarding COVID-19, SouthWest Edmonton Seniors Association (SWESA) has cancelled all programs and closed all locations to the public (i.e., members & non-members) as of Friday, March 13, 2020.

We will continue to closely monitor the situation and will share updated information on Friday, March 27, 2020. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we take these measures to protect our members.  Those registered for programs will be contacted with further information.

SWESA’s Seniors Home Supports Program will be accepting calls and can provide references.  Click here to contact our coordinator, Barbara Newell.

For more information about COVID-19, please click here.