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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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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

Caregivers Alberta: COVID-19 Resources

Online Peer Support: In response to the evolving COVID-19 situation we had added new ONLINE Caregiver Support Community groups happening each Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday! Learn More & Register

BALANCE online wellness program

BALANCE—free for all Seniors. How to get seniors set up on Balance BALANCE is an online wellness program that provides all seniors and other Alberta Blue Cross plan members with personalized health

Grande Prairie Seniors Outreach: Enhanced Meals-on-Wheels

Grande Prairie Seniors Outreach has expanded their Meals-on-Wheels program to include holidays. The volunteers also check in on seniors who are isolated. LEARN MORE

Cochrane On Demand Local Transit (COLT): Free fare during COVID-19

At this time, it’s free to ride Cochrane on Demand Local Transit (COLT); buses continue to run, though in a diminished capacity. Rider numbers are restricted to six per vehicle and physical distanci

Lloydminster Regional Health Foundation: COVID-19 Care Packages

The Lloydminster Regional Health Foundations has arranged for care packages to be delivered to the Pioneer Lodge and House that contain blankets, cards of support, etc.

Glendon Agricultural Society: Food Hamper Program

Glendon Agricultural Society, the Village of Glendon and FCSS are providing a Food Hamper Program every second Thursday for families, seniors and individuals from Glendon, Therien and the surrounding


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