Coronavirus: How Edmonton seniors are coping with self-isolation

Self-isolation is hard on everybody, but for seniors it can be especially lonely. Seniors’ facilities in Edmonton are working on ways to help residents through quarantine. “One site does hula dancing at the doorway, and (one woman) just had her…

‘My love language is giving to people’: How an Edmonton baker is giving a sweet surprise to seniors

Tanya Nafe owns Sweet Bouquets Cupcakes in Edmonton. On Monday, Nafe said she lost around $2,000 in cancelled orders and workshops due to the COVID-19 pandemic, forcing her bakery to close. Faced with so many questions and not a lot…

‘Getting closer to home’: Edmonton seniors have growing concerns over the coronavirus

Members with the North West Edmonton Seniors Society spent Sunday watching curling finals, the group often hosts activities, but as more presumptive COVID-19 cases are reported in Alberta, president Dale Conrad is wondering how much longer those will last. “It’s…

Making memories: Grade 4 students and seniors swap childhood stories

Some Edmonton students received a first-hand history lesson recently, when they ventured out of the classroom and into a seniors’ residence. Grade 4 students at St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic School dropped by Extendicare Eaux Claires to read, colour and share…

Edmonton police ID suspect who allegedly posed as maintenance worker to steal from seniors

Posted December 20, 2019 6:47 pm Updated December 20, 2019 6:48 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Edmonton police have identified the man they believe posed as a maintenance worker or…