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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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Town of Stony Plain FCSS: Caring Hearts Connection

Caring Hearts Connectors is a safety net for residents of Stony Plain and Parkland County to connect to supports during times of crisis. Services will include: fielding calls from residents in need,

Lakeland Centre for FASD/Cold Lake and District FCSS: Meaningful Meals Program

The Lakeland Centre for FASD launched its Meaningful Meals initiative in partnership with the Cold Lake and District FCSS. The program offers meals to families in the community on Tuesdays and Thursda

Heartland Housing Foundation: Share a Smile with a Senior

The Heartland Housing Foundation has launched a program: Share a Smile with a Senior. They are looking for words of encouragement, photos, and art to help spread some cheer for their residents. People

Calgary Seniors’ Resource Society: Enhanced seniors social supports

As the COVID-19 situation continues to unfold, Calgary Seniors has modified and adapted its current Seniors Social Support Programs to offer a fast, effective volunteer delivered set of services that

The Calgary Chinese Elderly Citizens Association: Caring Action During COVID-19

The Calgary Chinese Elderly Citizens Association is offering a variety of services during COVID-19, including a telephone helpline and financial form filling over the phone.

Claresholm Seniors’ Drop In Centre: Delivery service during COVID-19

While the Claresholm Seniors’ Drop In Centre has restrictions due to COVID-19, they will drop off groceries, medications, and other essentials to seniors who are self-isolating.

Edmonton Meals on Wheels: Essential toiletry kits

Edmonton Meals on Wheels, in collaboration with the Age Friendly Edmonton initiative and other senior and cultural organizations, is addressing an identified need in Edmonton’s vulnerable community.

North Edmonton Seniors Association: Online activities

The North Edmonton Seniors Association has provided a thorough list of online activities.  LEARN MORE

Kerby Centre: Seniors info hotline

The Kerby Centre is launching a COVID-19 information phone line specifically for seniors, available at 403-265-0661.  The COVID-19 Seniors Information Hotline will be staffed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.,


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