22 May
Wellness & Healthy Aging

Managing chronic pain for seniors

One thing we firmly believe at Unison, for Generations 50+, is that not all parts of aging are negative — even with how complicated it is learning just how to retire!There’s plenty to enjoy, whether it’s enjoying long-ignored hobbies, the...

15 May
Current Events

A sad end for Stumpy the Tree

There is a program that I watch every week called Sunday Morning. This program originates on CBS and on average it brings three or four interesting stories to its viewers. This past Sunday, they did a story about a little...

3 Apr

Geraldine Moodie, Pioneer Photographer.

Susanna Strickland was born on Dec. 6, 1803 in Bungay, on the River Waveney, in Suffolk, England. Susanna was one of eight children of Thomas Strickland, a manager of the Greenland Dock, and his wife, Elizabeth Homer. Four of the...

27 Mar

Remembering Burma Shave

During the 70s, my husband and I would drive to Pennsylvania for our summer vacation and visit my parents. They lived in Beaver Falls and while the trip was long and tiring, it was always worth the energy it took...

26 Mar
Current Events

Excitement for Seniors’ Expo

Our annual Seniors’ Expo at Kerby Centre is kind of like Christmas to Unison staff members. There is no other day in the year when more people will walk through the Kerby Centre. Last year we had over 2,000 people...

20 Mar
Current Events | Featured

Why you need to be at our Seniors’ Expo

At Unison, we’re constantly hearing questions from our senior population: Where can I find affordable senior housing in Calgary? What senior’s benefits am I entitled to? How can seniors keep active? What are the best services and organizations to help...

20 Mar

A historic love story

Alfred Ernest (A.E.) Cross was born in Montreal on June 26, 1861, the eldest of seven children of a Quebec judge. He was educated in private schools and, as a teenager, wanted to travel to western Canada. His father convinced him...