IMPORTANT MESSAGE

Important Message Regarding COVID-19: ElderCare Edmonton Closure 

Update June 10, 2020

ElderCare Edmonton Day Programs remain closed at this time as we continue to work with community partners on a relaunch plan.  Once the temporary closure is lifted, clients and families will be contacted by their Day Program Manager with information on returning to in-person programming.

Please feel free to contact any member of our management team for more information.


Sandra Stemmer, Executive Director

780-434-4747 (ext. 107)

sandra.stemmer@eldercareedmonton.ca

Connections Day Program - Fulton Place School
Lindsay Plant, Program Manager

780-434-4747 (ext. 105)
lindsay.plant@eldercareedmonton.ca

Vitality Day Program - Central Lions Seniors Center
Krista Mulbery, Program Manager

780-434-4747 (ext. 101)
clmanager@eldercareedmonton.ca

Daybreak Day Program - West End Seniors Activity Center
Katelyn Poulin, Program Manager

780-434-4747 (ext. 106)
wemanager@eldercareedmonton.ca


March 13, 2020

In consultation with our program partners, ElderCare Edmonton is announcing the closure of our day programs until further notice. Program Managers are contacting all clients to inform them of the program changes and will stay in touch with clients on a regular basis through telephone calls.

 During this temporary ElderCare day program closure, client spaces will be held and there will be no charge to clients during the length of the closure. When we have more information on when we will reopen, you will be contacted by your Program Manager.

Please feel free to contact any member of our management team for more information.


Sandra Stemmer, Executive Director

780-434-4747 (ext. 107)

sandra.stemmer@eldercareedmonton.ca

Connections Day Program - Fulton Place School
Lindsay Plant, Program Manager

780-434-4747 (ext. 105)
lindsay.plant@eldercareedmonton.ca

Vitality Day Program - Central Lions Seniors Center
Krista Mulbery, Program Manager

780-434-4747 (ext. 101)
clmanager@eldercareedmonton.ca

Daybreak Day Program - West End Seniors Activity Center
Katelyn Poulin, Program Manager

780-434-4747 (ext. 106)
wemanager@eldercareedmonton.ca

Well Connected Program

Well Connected 

A community based, virtual day program

ElderCare Edmonton is excited to announce our new program with our community partners Caregivers Alberta - Well Connected!


We will be hosting a virtual, community-based day program through Zoom every Wednesday from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. Well Connected is open to individuals of all ages in Alberta.


Well Connected will help our participants to stay engage with their community, keep their mind and body active, while reducing social isolation.

The details are below:

Time: Wednesdays from 10-11 am


Place: Your place!

Registration Information
You’ll have to register through Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/well-connected-tickets-10193840…, where you’ll receive a Zoom link to the program. If you’re not familiar with Zoom, check out this link - https://support.zoom.us/…/artic…/201362193-Joining-a-Meeting.

ElderCare Edmonton

ElderCare Edmonton Society is a non-profit, community based organization serving our clients in Edmonton since 1980. We provide therapeutic recreation adult day programs. Focusing on a client centered approach, fostering independence in the community, we facilitate programs to improve the lives of seniors affected by social isolation, reduced cognitive function and reduced mobility.  

To view our Program Monthly Calendar’s click the links below:

Daybreak Calendar

Connections Calendar

Vitality Calendar 

Mission, Vision & Values

Mission Statement:
To strengthen seniors’ independence and quality of life, by supporting family caregivers, community inclusion and engagement.

Vision:
To support senior’s quality of life in the community.

Values:
Teamwork
Caring and Empathy
Integrity
Inclusion
Fiscal Responsibility
Individual Worth

Mission, Vision & Values

How to Access ElderCare

Community Served

In an effort to focus our resources we use the following admission criteria. If you or a loved one identify with any of the following:

  • Unable to access regular social opportunities
  • Living in the community or non-continuing care facilities
  • Able to function as part of a group
  • Require minimal assistance with personal care and eating
  • Require medication reminders or assistance with medication
  • Do not demonstrate behaviors which may be harmful to themselves or others

Please use the steps below as a guideline.

Step 1 : If you receive Homecare services, contact your Homecare case manager to request an assessment for day program services.

If you DO NOT receive Homecare services, please call ElderCare at (780) 434-4747. Staff will be happy to assist you in accessing a day program.

Alternatively, a self-referral can be made through Community Care Access intake line at (780) 496-1300.

Step 2 : All referrals must be made through Alberta Health Services. Admission is based on availability and program location.

Once your referral is received at ElderCare you will be contacted by one of our staff to schedule an intake visit to discuss location and availability.

Step 3 : A program manager will arrange to meet with you and/or your caregiver, either in your home or at the day program location. During this meeting we will discuss attendance, transportation, fees, additional care needs as well as all other services provided by ElderCare.

Step 4 : Welcome to the program!