Digital Resource Library

Your Research Hub.

Our Resource section is an information hub for Alberta's third sector. We collect publications for, by, and about nonprofits and social services in our province. Start your search using keywords in the search box below or browse the various categories.


fACT Sheet: Social Isolation

The Canadian government estimates that the number of people over the age of 65 could double by 2040. Baby boomers (those born between 1946 and 1964) are becoming seniors, and average life expectancy is increasing. While the average Canadian senior enjoys a life with better health and financial security as well as more activity than in previous generations, seniors are still at risk for chronic conditions, disabilities, or mental health issues. As families become smaller and separated by geography, the size and ease of accessibility for seniors’ support networks decrease.

Download our fACT Sheet today!

File name FactSheet-2017_March_Seniors-Isolation.pdf File Size 128 Kilobytes File Type pdf (application/pdf) Created Date Thursday, 23 March 2017

ESPC headquarters also feature a library, where hard-copies of a number of publications are stored. Everyone is welcome to browse the materials;memberscan borrow items.  Individuals looking for a quiet research spot or groups looking for a comfortable meeting space can contact us to book time in the library.

Hours: 9:00am–4:30pm, Monday to Friday        Photocopies: 10 cents per page.

Is there something missing from our library? Are you looking for help with your research? We'd love to hear from you!  Email or call 780.423.2031 x 350


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