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Inspired Albertan and retiring sing-along volunteer, Bertha
CTV, June 2017

Towards Silvera’s RESOLVE campaign project in Glamorgan
Calgary Herald, May 2017


Calgary Herald Christmas Fund 2016: Silvera helps Calgarians age with dignity
Calgary Herald, December 19, 2017

Get to know a senior who lives in your neighbourhood. Op-ed piece by Arlene Adamson.
Calgary Herald, June 10, 2016

Silvera for Seniors opens Gilchrist Gardens Community in Pineridge
CBC News, June 3, 2016
iNews 880, June 3, 2016


Santa inspires residents at Calgary senior’s centre
CTV News, Dec. 23, 2015

Seniors’ housing in Calgary is not as expensive as reported. Op-ed piece by Arlene Adamson and Irene Martin-Lindsay.
Calgary Herald, Oct. 16, 2015

The Calgary Herald asked Silvera about our aging population.
Calgary Herald, Aug. 11, 2015

Silvera’s CEO comments on an increasing vacancy rate for Calgary seniors housing.
Calgary Herald, Jun. 18, 2015

Canadian Seniors Deserve to “Age in the Right Place”, blog post by Arlene Adamson.
Huffington Post Canada, Jun. 11, 2015.

Let’s Take Great Care of Our Seniors, op-ed piece by Arlene Adamson.
Calgary Herald, Jun. 5, 2015.

CBC News covers Silvera’s Finding Balance program, Jan. 8, 2015.


Silvera’s CEO op-ed responds to a Maclean’s article on wealthy seniors.
Calgary Herald, Oct. 2, 2014


Silvera responds to proposed hike in transit fees for low-income seniors.
Calgary Herald, June 16, 2014
Calgary Sun, June 15, 2014

Silvera asks PC Leadership candidates to talk about affordable housing. See coverage below.
June 9, 2014
Be sure to read Bill Kaufman’s piece in the Calgary Sun.
See how Meghan Grant covered the story for CBC News.
CTV Calgary covered the event as well.
660 News speaks with our CEO Arlene Adamson.


Let’s Stop Abandoning our Seniors, op-ed piece by Arlene Adamson
Calgary Herald, Dec. 21, 2013

Lower Seniors’ Transit Fare proposed by Alderman.
Calgary Herald, Sept 9, 2013

Triumphs amongst the turmoil.
The Globe and Mail, June 21, 2013
Seniors challenge our way of thinking of them.
Global Calgary TV, Friday, June 7 2013
Facebook Rant reflect growing ageism
Saturday, April 20, 2013 – Calgary Herald
Seniors’ malnutrition critical issue
Thursday, March 28, 2013 – Ottawa Life
Seniors Tackle Taboo Subject
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 – Global Calgary

Our seniors deserve attention – Opinion: 10 ways to help this year
Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 – Vancouver Sun


Calgary program bridges generation gap
Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 – Calgary Herald

Calgary Seniors Set Guinness World Record For Chair-Based Exercise
Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 – Calgary Herald

Calgary Herald “Seniors have fun with ‘Cane Fu’
Monday, Sept. 10, 2012 – Calgary Herald

Seniors turn up en mass to set ‘Cane Fu’ world record
Monday, Sept. 10, 2012 – Metro News

Seniors to try breaking world record with ‘cane fu’
Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 – Calgary Herald

Looking forward to a nice retirement home: don’t’ count on it” by Arlene Adamson
August 16, 2012 – Huffington Post

“Much has changed” by Arlene Adamson
Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2012 – Calgary Herald

Union really cooking with seniors’ food video” by Marian Burke
Wednesday, Aug 1, 2012 – Calgary Herald

“Affordable housing crisis looms” by Arlene Adamson
Tuesday, July 3, 2012 – Canadian Press

Silvera debunks the myths about Seniors” by Mario Toneguzzi
Thursday, June 28, 2012 – Calgary Herald Neighbours

“Seniors with attitude” by Jenna McMurray
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 – The Calgary Sun

“Calgary seniors mock aging” by Jeremy Nolais
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 – MetroNews

“Seniors will have clout on election day” by Arlene Adamson
April 22, 2012 – Edmonton Journal

“Canes find new use as handy fitness tool” by Alex Frazer Harrison
Thursday, April 5, 2012 – Calgary Herald

“Gilchrist reno offers aging-in-place living” by David Parker
Friday, March 2, 2012 – Calgary Herald Business

Letters to the Editor “Safety in Numbers” by Arlene Adamson
Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012 – Calgary Herald


“Don’t forget seniors at Christmas” by Arlene Adamson
Monday, November 25, 2011- Calgary Herald

“Love at first sight” by Bryce Forbes
December 25, 2011 – Calgary Herald

“Seniors mark Nov. 11 with wartime memories” by Alex Fraser Harrison
Monday, Oct. 31, 2011 – Reuters

Seniors Housing connects veterans to benefits”
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011 – Calgary Herald Neighbours

“Let’s be sure to serve our seniors” by Arlene Adamson
Sunday, October 4, 2011 – Calgary Herald

MCF puts seniors on the table by Nicole Dionne
Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011 – The Gauntlet

CEO hoping to make a difference by David Parker
Thursday, Sept. 25, 2011 – Calgary Herald Business