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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.

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Seniors Wellbeing & Engagement Program

With the aging population in African descent communities continuing to grow, the need for initiatives that support seniors in the community is a priority for the Africa Centre. Africa Centre identifie

PaRx (A Prescription for Nature)

PaRx is an initiative of the BC Parks Foundation, driven by health-care professionals who want to improve their patients’ health by connecting them to nature. Featuring practical resources like qui

CPA Alberta Tax Preparation Program

The Tax Preparation Program was established in 1973. At that time, tax clinics were introduced as a public service with three pilot tax clinics being held. From mid-March to mid-April, volunteers visi

Temporary Rent Assistance Benefit (TRAB)

The Temporary Rent Assistance Benefit provides a modest subsidy for working households with low income or those between jobs. Support is intended to help eligible tenants afford their rent while they

Coordinated Seniors Outreach - Conversations with Seniors

Do you have a senior in your life that does not access seniors’ services? Would they be willing to participate in a short conversation about their experiences? Please get in touch with Asheika Sood

Free Will Clinic at Kerby Centre

MONTHLY FREE WILL CLINIC Get your Will, Enduring Power of Attorney & Personal Directive documents done for FREE Do you meet the criteria below? Single income: <$35000, Couple: < $45000 a

Thriving Non-Profits

Thriving Non-Profits is a learning program developed by non-profit leaders for non-profit leaders. The program transforms financially challenged organizations into financially powerful agents of chang

Community Initiatives for Immigrant Seniors Program (CISP)

Designed to help senior immigrants and refugees adapt to life in Canada, this year-round program provides free life-skills classes, computer classes, fitness programs, and social activities for adults

Drawing Attention to Ageism Through Candid Conversations

As part of its work to address ageism, Age Friendly Edmonton (AFE) is heading out in the community. AFE volunteers are available to host conversations at seniors organizations across the city to dive


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