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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] Newell Housing Foundation becomes first certified Living Wage Employer in Brooks

Newell Housing Foundation becomes first certified Living Wage Employer in Brooks

[News] Loneliness among seniors is a global threat. This advocate is pushing for a local solution

Loneliness among seniors is a global threat. This advocate is pushing for a local solution

[News] The Economic Costs of Family Caregiving

Studies show that solutions to reduce the impact on the economy and on the financial lives of caregivers are needed.

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.

[Research] Social and Economic Value of Better Heart Health: Measuring Labour Market Participation, Volunteering, and Caregiving

The Conference Board of Canada

Click HERE to learn moreThis research looks at the contributions that healthy seniors make to Canada’s economy, and how investing in their health beyond the age of 65 can reap significant social and economic benefits.How will reducing the mortality of seniors from the most common type of heart val

[Free Course] Caregiving Essentials

McMaster University

Click HERE to learn moreGet the essential caregiving information and support you needIf you’re a caregiver, the Caregiver Essentials program was created for you. It offers valuable knowledge and skills meant to benefit caregivers in any way they choose.Offers valuable information and support, as w

[Toolkit] Essential Care Partner Toolkit

Sinai Health

Click HERE to learn moreEssential care partners may be supporting their family or friend with some of their basic care needs while they are in the hospital. These resources will provide you with some of the key information on how you can help. Before you provide care to a patient in hospital, please


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.

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.

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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