20 Dec
Featured | Money

Five steps to stay vigilant against investment scams

In today’s ever-evolving online world, we have become used to the convenience and intuitive experiences available through the internet. While these technological improvements have been game-changers in our daily lives, scam artists are increasingly taking advantage of our comfort and...

18 Dec
Current Events | Featured

Sounds along the railway track

Like so many Canadians, I watched with horror as the weather-related disaster unfolded in British Columbia. They called it an Atmospheric River. This term is new to me but I came to understand very quickly how destructive it can be....

3 Dec
Wellness & Healthy Aging

How to enjoy a solo holiday

We all have incredible memories of joining as family and friends over the holiday season for celebrations big and small. However, whether circumstance or bad luck, sometimes getting together with others isn’t possible. That doesn’t mean your holidays are ruined by any...

1 Dec
Money

Addressing conflicts of interest in adviser-client relationships

Many Albertans work with a registered adviser to grow and maintain their wealth. To achieve the best results, clients must be open and transparent about their finances and goals and in turn, registered advisers must align investment portfolios and products...

25 Nov
Featured

A message from our CEO

There are some things we would rather not know. Our lives are easier that way. Many seniors in Alberta suffer food insecurity — not having reliable access to affordable, nutritious food. Our Food Security Programs offer free food markets, food hampers, frozen...

23 Nov
Money

Sticking to your investing goals through the holidays

As the holidays approach, many Albertans are overwhelmed by the costs associated with the season. According to PwC’s Canadian Holiday Outlook, Canadians expect to spend on average $1,402 on the holidays, an increase of 29 per cent over last year....

9 Nov
Featured

Doug Lansdell’s farm tractors of the past

One morning a few years back, Phyllis Lansdell looked out the kitchen window of her home in the hills south of Turner Valley. What she saw prompted her to call to her husband, “Doug, somebody has dropped off another tractor.” That...

4 Nov
Current Events | Wellness & Healthy Aging

Falls prevention

The healthcare system still has its hands full with the COVID-19 response, which means having an injurious winter fall could not come at a worse time. Falls are the number one reason cause of emergency room visits for older adults in...