June 1 to 7, 2020 is Seniors’ Week in Alberta.

Overview

Albertans are encouraged to show appreciation for seniors and recognize the important contributions seniors make to our province.

Print your 2020 Seniors’ Week Poster (PDF, 237 KB)

Alberta has declared a public health emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. During these challenging times, Albertans are encourage to recognize and connect with seniors in innovative, fun and creative ways while adhering to physical distancing restrictions in place.

Ideas to safely recognize, celebrate and support Alberta’s seniors.

Provincial launch co-host

Each year, the Government of Alberta chooses an organization or community to co-host the provincial launch event for Seniors’ Week.  For 2020, the Seniors Outreach Program Society in Three Hills was selected.  Due to the public health emergency, a traditional launch event is not possible.  The Seniors Outreach Program Society in Three Hills will co-host the provincial launch event in 2021.

Communities that declared Seniors’ Week 2020

The following municipalities, First Nations and Metis Settlements have officially declared Seniors’ Week in their community, to show their appreciation and support for Alberta’s seniors.

List of communities

City of Brooks Summer Village of Seba Beach Town of Taber
City of Camrose Summer Village of Sunbreaker Cove Town of Vauxhall
City of Medicine Hat Summer Village of West Baptiste Town of Vegreville
County of Minburn Town of Coaldale Town of Vermilion
County of Newell Town of Coalhurst Village of Alberta Beach
County of Vermilion River Town of High Level Village of Dewberry
Municipal District of Pincher Creek Town of Legal Village of Girouxville
Municipal District of Smoky River No. 130 Town of Okotoks Village of Hussar
Northern Sunrise County Town of Rocky Mountain House Village of Kitscoty
Summer Village of Birchcliff Town of Smoky Lake Village of Marwayne
Summer Village of Norglenwold Town of Strathmore Wheatland County

Events

The Government of Alberta offers an online Events Calendar that can be used to post or view special events.

View the Events Calendar