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Healthy Aging CORE Alberta

The knowledge hub connecting organizations that support and advance independent living for older Albertans. This Healthy Aging CORE Alberta site is an initiative run by Healthy Aging Alberta.

Are you an older Albertan looking for information or assistance? Visit the 211 helpline at www.ab.211.ca

Recent News

[News] When nonprofit staff are paid so low they qualify for their org’s services

A while ago, at the request of some colleagues, I talked about “Nonprofit Math” and created a little video that went viral. One of the examples I brought up was “paying your staff so little tha


Updates on Alberta Wildfires and emergencies resources available to support older adults

[Article] Advocates Call For Tax Breaks For Single Seniors As Cost Of Living Rises

Click HERE to read the full articleAdvocacy group recommended 5 tax breaks to finance committee memberSome B.C. seniors who used to rely on a spouse or partner to afford the basics and now live alone

Upcoming Trainings & Events

Webinars, workshops, conferences, symposia, and other training and events relevant to healthy aging are listed by date and also indicated on a monthly calendar. Training modules and curricula, archived webinars, and other training resources are also available in the Resources section.


Resources on CORE include checklists, toolkits, reports, studies, videos, and other materials on topics relevant to those working or volunteering in support of healthy aging and older adults independent living.

[Resource] Social Prescribing - Community Implementation Toolkit - May 2024

Healthy Aging Alberta

Healthy Aging Alberta (HAA) is a rich network of community-based, seniors-serving organizations and allies across the province united by a shared vision: to make Alberta one of the best places in the world to grow older. HAA facilitates social prescribing programs for older adults throughout the pro

[Resource] World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEEAD) Toolkit

AEAAC and CORE Elder Abuse Group

A toolkit to support you for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEEAD)

[Resource] Planning a Healthy Menu: Toolkit for Enhancing Health Through Nutrition Healthy Eating in the Community

Alberta Health Services

Designed for operators of supportive living sites, personal home living, group homes and lodges in Alberta.


Groups are where CORE participants can share information and stories, ask questions, learn, and collaborate. Open discussion groups can be accessed by any member of CORE; closed groups are available by invitation only.

A few of our groups are looking for group leaders from across the province!

Current Callouts:​

  • Immigrant Senior Sector Connections group is a few months old and is building their Alberta footprint. If you serve immigrant older adults, we are looking for your voice as a general member, occasional volunteer, or even a group (co)lead!
  • Food Security group has had capacity changes this year and is looking for more group (co)leads to support the current group leads.
  • Social Connection, Wellness, and Mental Health group has had capacity changes this year, and the current leads can no longer run the group. This valuable and dynamic group is looking for new leads to take the reins.
  • Emergency and Disaster Preparedness group has had capacity changes this year, and the current leads are retiring. With this ever-increasing issue, this important group is looking for new leads to step in.
  • Intergenerational CoP group is building a National Collaborative​. If you do intergeneration work on a provincial or national level, we are looking for new members!

We need you!

Whatever your capacity level, there is a place for you on CORE Alberta.

If you would like to talk more about group leadership, please contact us!

Programs and Initiatives

Programs and Initiatives profiled on Healthy Aging CORE provide examples of the important work being done by local, provincial, and national organizations and the value of these programs and initiatives in promoting health and well-being and fostering resilience for older adults seniors. CORE members can add their program for older adults to this list and update their posts when they have new information! Click "+ New Program" in top right to get started.

About Us

Healthy Aging CORE (Collaborative Online Resources and Education) is a platform to connect local, regional, provincial, and national non-profit, government, and academic organizations and coalitions that focus on programs, services, policies, practices, and research aimed at supporting older Albertans to age in place in their homes and communities.

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