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What is a CHP?

If you ask Doug Kitlar what he’s most excited about with the Sakaw Terrace project, he’ll have a lot of answers. With Sakaw Terrace being GEF Seniors Housing’s most ambitious building, there was a lot of risk and innovation put into the plans. But one innovation in particular comes...

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Focusing on the Importance of Food for Healthy Aging

This story was originally printed in the Edmonton Journal’s Today’s Senior section in partnerhsip with Post Media and the Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council on October 31, 2016, and in the winter 2016 edition of the Community Connections newsletter. A special big thank you to Loreen Wales from Revive Wellness and Imran Sumra...

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Finding a Home at Ottewell Manor

This is a story that has been included on the Capital Region Interfaith Housing Initative blog, the November –  December issue of Alberta Caregiver magazine, and in the fall 2016 edition of the Community Connections newsletter. Kim Ruzycki remembers her first visit to Ottewell Manor. She recalls touring the building, walking through...

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Gateway Manor Fights for Bus Stop

This story was originally written and published for the 2016 Sage Awards and for GEF Seniors Housing’s 2015 Annual Report. In June 2015, the City of Edmonton decided to remove the bus stop that was located directly in front of Gateway Manor, where both Mary McVeeters and Shirley Baynes...

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