Success Stories

Examples and stories that highlight effective programs and the difference they are making for older adults, their families and caregivers, and the communities they live in.

National Centre for Creative Aging (Opening Minds through Art)


Alexandra Chan, Claire Knowlton and Elise Miller, Nonprofit Quarterly

Zanita Tisdale, Chelsea Emelie Kelly, Monica Weigel McCarthy, Cassidy L. Jones and Joe Luesse, Nonprofit Quarterly

Pineapple Street Studios

Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging

Ministry of Seniors and Housing

Mill Woods Seniors Association (MWSA)

Danielle Coates-Connor, Nonprofit Quarterly

Edge Leadership, Nonprofit Quarterly

Forum of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Responsible for Seniors

Centre for Ageing Better

Centre for Technology Adoption for Aging in the North (CTAAN)

National Film Board of Canada

Lisa Attygalle and Paul Born, Tamarack Institute

Standford Social Innovation Review

Canada Healthy Communities Initiative, Community Foundations of Canada

Seong-gee Um, Jessica Lee, & Poussy Boulos - The Wellesley Institute

Canadian Hard of Hearing Edmonton Branch

Mill Woods Cultural Diversity Collaborative

Jennifer Cockrall-King, Edmonton Community Foundation

Calgary Chinese Elderly Citizens Association

Association for Canadian Studies

Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations

Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council

International Association for Volunteer Effort