Articles and Reports

Articles About SWESA

CLICK HERE to read the March 2022 article in the Alberta PrimeTimes.

ESCC Articles About SWESA

CLICK HERE to view the Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council (ESCC) Link Letter for January 2022.

SWESA Articles for Local NewsLetters

Articles written by SWESA members for local newsletters.

February 2023

May, 2022

December, 2021

September, 2021

July, 2021

February 2021

September 2020

August 14 2020

May 28 2020

January 17 2020

November 15 2019

September 26 2019

June 6 2019


Report on Health and Aging in Canada: The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) has released a baseline report on health and aging in Canada based on the data collected from 50,000 Canadians aged 45-85 from 2010 to 2015. Topics covered in the report include retirement, loneliness/social isolation, caregiving and care receiving, health, lifestyle and behaviour, transportation and mobility, and lesbian, gay and bisexual aging.

Age Friendly Edmonton: Aging Better Together  AFE-Storybook

2019 Municipal Census Results 

Newspapers For Seniors

A newspaper and web site for Edmonton seniors – Edmonton Prime Times


Just how tech savvy are seniors of today? Here is a report compiled in Dec. 2017 with current statistics (U.S.) – Technology Use and Attitudes among Midlife and Older Americans 

Elm Magazine: Adult Education Increases Well-Being 

Daily Good: News That Inspires – The Why Behind Asking the Why: The Science of Curiosity

Gifts of a Lifetime 2013: The Contributions of Older Canadians – Gifts_of_a_Lifetime_2013Sep23


Ageism Limits our Potential – A 7 minute video: 

Blogs and magazines

Now in its 22nd year, BoomerCafe is the digital magazine for baby boomers with active lifestyles and youthful spirits.

Zoomer is the lifestyle magazine for the discriminating senior.

Boomer Places is a website dedicated to people over 50 years of age, who are just entering retirement and beginning to think about living options.