New Horizons for Seniors Information and Grant Writing Sessions

  • The New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) helps to ensure seniors will benefit from, and contribute to, the quality of life in their communities through active living and participation in social activities.

In anticipation of the 2017 NHSP Call for Proposals, the Government of Canada will provide information to help you with the preparation of your application. Please find attached the list of New Horizons for Seniors Information and Grant Writing Sessions.


Please confirm your intent to attend with an RSVP to 1-844-836-8127 or by email to  with your name, contact information, and the session of your choice.


Through NHSP your organization may be eligible to receive a grant up to $25,000 per year.  Based on the most recent Call for Proposals, projects must be led or inspired by seniors and address one or more of the following five program objectives:


  • promoting volunteerism among seniors and other generations;
  • engaging seniors in the community through the mentoring of others;
  • expanding awareness of elder abuse, including financial abuse;
  • supporting the social participation and inclusion of seniors; and
  • providing capital assistance for new and existing community projects and/or programs for seniors.


Check our website regularly for more information.


Scheduled dates near you:
Edmonton and Northern Alberta Schedule

Calgary and Southern Alberta Schedule



CCSA Annual General Meeting

  • Date: April 26, 2017
    Start time: 10:00 AM
    Place: CCSA office, 110, 6325 Gateway Blvd, Edmonton, AB.
    click here to view map Agenda: AGM business and nominations followed by lunch

This year's CCSA Annual General Meeting (AGM) is confirmed for April 26, 2017. 

CCSA AGM Details: Date: April 26, 2017 Start time: 10:00 AM Place: CCSA office, 110, 6325 Gateway Blvd, Edmonton, AB. click here to view map Agenda: AGM business and nominations followed by lunch

*Parking : Please note that parking at the Argyll Centre (where the CCSA is located) is limited and what is available for visitors is restricted to 2 hours.  We will be reserving a limited number of parking stalls to cover the duration of the meeting and will distribute these on a first come first served basis (based on arrival times).   We encourage you to carpool if at all possible.  Upon arrival you will need to obtain a placard from the CCSA front desk to place on your windshield and to let you know which stall to park in.

Please register to attend the AGM by April 12, 2017 so we can ensure provisions for all attending members.

CCSA 2017 AGM Registration form


The following are the CCSA Board of Directors positions open for election: (2) Long Term Care Director

(1) Seniors' Supportive Living Director


Please forward your nomination forms for these positions by April 19, 2017

CCSA Board of Directors Nomination form CCSA AGM Proxy Vote Authorization form (if required)


Bylaw changes have been submitted and will be sent in advance of the AGM. 

For additional information regarding the AGM and Board of Directors positions, please contact the CCSA.


We look forward to seeing you all there!



Optional Lunch 'n' Learn - Managers & Resident Nutrition for Contracted and AHS Operators

  • April 27

    International Guest Speaker:  Dr. Zanini (RN)

  • From a European perspective, Dr. Milko Zanini (RN) will share tips and strategies forcontinuing care managers to support nursing (RN/LPN), health care aides, food services, volunteers and allied staff to enhance nutrition for residents.
  • 30 minutes plus time for Q & A.
  • For Contracted Service Providers & AHS (All continuing care staff are welcome to attend)
  • Virtual education:  staff can join MS Lync or phone in to the session.  Details are in meeting invitation.
  • How to join a MS Lync meeting for the first time; see attachment.
  • Dr. Milko Zanini (RN) Bio


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This is an online meeting for Skype for Business, the professional meetings and communications app formerly known as Lync.

Join by phone

Calgary - (587) 952-0425 (Calgary, Canada)                               English (United States)

Medicine Hat - (403) 488-2910 (Calgary, Canada)                    English (United States)  

Red Deer - (403) 754-5518 (Calgary, Canada)                            English (United States)  

Fort McMurray - (780) 749-0191 (Calgary, Canada)                 English (United States)  

Lethbridge - (403) 388-8942 (Calgary, Canada)                         English (United States)  

Edmonton - (780) 801-2629 (Calgary, Canada)                         English (United States)  

TOLL-FREE - (877) 352-4495 (Calgary, Canada)                          English (United States)  

Grande Prairie - (780) 833-2852 (Calgary, Canada)                   English (United States)  

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Complimentary Webinar: Introduction to CARF Aging Services Accreditation

  • To help your organization become familiar with the CARF accreditation process, CARF is offering this complimentary webinar. Attend to receive an introductory look at what CARF is, how the survey process works, and the benefits of accreditation. We invite staff and management from organizations of all sizes and types, including Adult Day Services, Networks, Retirement Homes, Long-term Care Homes, Home Care, and Supportive/Independent Senior Living.


    When: May 12, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. –12:30 p.m. (Mountain)

    Presenter: Sue Matthiesen, CARF’s managing director of aging services


    To register, email or call (888) 281-6531, ex. 3009.

ASCHA Human Resources Leaders Consortium

  • 10 AM - 3PM  Days Inn, Leduc (5705 50 St.)
    Registration - Coming Soon


Health Care Provider Networking Event

  • Thursday, June 8
    Bow Valley College, North Campus, Second Floor, Special Events Room – N231

    Time – 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Click Here to RSVP


Event Highlights -

  • Keynote Speaker – Thalia Anderen, Program Coordinator – Social Work, School of Community Studies

Topic - The importance of recognizing burn-out, compassion fatigue, and vicarious trauma as a helping professional

  • Collaborative team building activities
  • Door Prizes
  • Gift Card Giveaways
  • Refreshments


24th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference Reaching for New Horizons

  • Date: June 8, 2017
    Location: Grey Eagle Resort, Calgary, AB
    Time: 8:00 am – 4:15 pm
    Fee: $105.00/person

The purpose of the Shades of Grey conference is to provide current, clinically relevant, evidence-based education about seniors care to health care providers and professionals who work with older adults.


SGP Purchasing Partner Network - 2017 Continuing Education Series and Tradeshows

  • A hands-on networking forum educating workforces in the Seniors Healthcare Industry

    Join your peers at our Complimentary SGP Purchasing Partner Network Annual Education Day 2017 for an exciting day of learning and interacting with a group of industry experts.