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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

[Announcement] The Chrysalis Innovation Challenge

Calling all changemakers! Are you passionate about creating a better future for older adults? Do you have a brilliant idea, program, or technology that empowers them to live with choice, dignity, and

" Charities and giving - What's new" electronic mailing list

Electronic mailing list - Charities and giving - What's new

New study shows financial impact of homelessness on our health-care system

A new study out of London, Ont. lays out the cost of the homelessness crisis on our health-care system.

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] Launch of GBA+ Toolkit


Honouring Spaces for 2S+ & IndigiQueer Inclusivity,” toolkit.

[Participation Opportunity] Research Study on Nutrition for Adults 55+

Alberta Health Services

inviting Adults aged 55+ years to do an online survey that identifies potential nutrition-related concerns

How Older Adults Want to Receive Nutrition Information- 2023 Survey Findings

Alberta Health Services

Registered Dietitians in AHS surveyed adults aged 65+ to determine how they want to learn about nutrition


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:​​

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.

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!

Social Connection, Wellness, and Mental Health group - This valuable and dynamic group is looking for additional group leads to collaborate!

Intergenerational CoP group - is now doing work on a NATIONAL level! If you do intergeneration work come join us!

We need you! Join a Group below!

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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