Month: June 2022

Team carya: Heather’s Story

As a social worker on carya’s Elder Abuse Response Team (EART), Heather Jeffery collaborates with the Calgary Police Force to identify elder abuse cases in the community. Heather has dedicated over five years of her career to facilitating a better Calgary for senior citizens. She says the most challenging part of her job is providing resources and walking away from cases where individuals continue to live… Read more »

Village Commons Grand Opening

After a year of cautious operations through the pandemic, we’re finally ready to safely celebrate the opening of Village Commons – an innovative space in East Village where Calgarians can come together, find support, build community, and connect. We’re excited to welcome the community into the space on this one-year anniversary to share stories and reflect on this incredible accomplishment – made possible by donors, partners… Read more »

carya is a Gateway Partner!

We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with Gateway Connects! As new Canadians arrive to Calgary and the prairies region, carya wants to ensure a smooth transition for all newcomers. This partnership is very exciting, as we are eager to distribute our community and mental health services to be easily accessible for all who need them. Gateway strives to connect newcomers to the right service… Read more »

Elder Friendly Communities: Six Word Stories

carya‘s Elder Friendly Communities works in, for and with seniors in community – celebrating and sharing the wisdom and experience that comes with age so that seniors are known and valued. Elder Friendly Communities reaches older adults in Bowness, Montgomery, Ranchlands, Varsity and Acadia with opportunities to connect, share and learn together, offering space to nurture relationships with themselves and others. To celebrate Seniors’ Week 2022,… Read more »