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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. 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.

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Edmonton Pride Seniors Group

Helping to create safe spaces for quality of life in the Edmonton region for older 2SLGBTQIA+ residents since 2013.Edmonton Pride Seniors Group Society (EPSGS) is registered under the Canada Not-for-p

Improving Equity in Access to Palliative Care Communities

Improving Equity in Access to Palliative Care CommunitiesHealthcare Excellence Canada and the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer are supporting 23 communities through the Improving Equity in Access

Caregiver Connections

Caregiver ConnectionsCaregiving for a loved one with mental health concerns can be challenging, but you’re not alone. Caregiver Connections provides compassionate support and resources to help you n

Family Caregiver Centre- Calgary Zone

Family Caregiver CentreCalgary ZoneInitiative PartnershipAn initiative of Alberta Health Services in partnership with the Calgary Health Foundation, offering information, education and support to fami

Family Caregiver Wellness Workshops- FREE

Family Caregiver Wellness WorkshopsBecome a confident caregiver!NorQuest College offers a wide range of workshops taught by experienced healthcare professionals to help caregivers gain the confidenc

Strengthening Primary Care in Northern, Rural and Remote Communities

Healthcare Excellence Canada is launching a new program to strengthen team-based primary care in northern, rural and remote communities. Apply by September 25, 2023 to help improve access to safe, i

Seniors' Centre Without Walls

Seniors' Centre Without Walls strives to address social isolation in individuals 55 years of age and older throughout Alberta. This is a free, phone based program where participants attend the facilit

Pedal4Joy

The Pedal4Joy program is a free community e-bike program which offers the opportunity for adults to participate in bike rides with three others, on a four seat adaptive e-bike. Volunteers pilot group

Grandma’s Kitchen

Program DescriptionThis project assists the isolated senior immigrant women to enhance their ability to effectively communicate and contribute their skills to the communities they live in. The group f

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