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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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Project Inspire - Art-based Intergenerational Program

Project Inspire is an 8-week program offered by LINKages and is designed to bring together older adults and youth to learn about art history and techniques, as well as discover the value of personal

WECAN Food Basket Society

WECAN connects individuals and families on limited and or fixed incomes, who are struggling at the end of each month to provide enough healthy food for their families with a basket of fresh produce a

Cyber Seniors: Connecting Generations

The Cyber-Seniors’ mission is to bridge the digital divide and connect generations through technology.  It does so through the development and dissemination of resources that enable community organ

Seniors' Centre Without Walls Program

This is a seniors’ centre from the comfort of home! Seniors’ Centre Without Walls is a free phone-based program that offers a variety of interactive health and well-being information sessions, rec

COVID-19 Supports for People Impacted by Dementia

The Alzheimer Society of Calgary support team is available to provide free, confidential advice and information over the phone, email, and conference call. Talk to someone - Support can be access

Explore Parks Together

This is a free, unique program for older adults and their unpaid/informal caregivers together. Led by experienced Parks and Recreation staff, these programs focus on providing opportunities to be acti

Coordinated Pandemic Response (CPR) Packages & PPE Supplies Program

The Edmonton Seniors Services Pandemic Response is comprised of task groups with representation from diverse organizations to improve the coordination of the delivery of critical services and social p

Indigenous Health Program

This program partners with Indigenous peoples, communities, and key stakeholders to provide accessible and culturally appropriate health services for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit people. This pro

Career Moves - Employment program for mature workers

Career Moves is a professional development program at NorQuest College for mid-career workers who have at least ten years of work experience and want to transition to new employment and career opport


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