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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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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.,

Green Acres Foundation: Messages to the residents

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, Green Acres Foundation are unable to allow non-essential visitors into their lodges. To support isolated seniors, they are offering an opportunity to leave a message

Greater Forest Lawn 55+ Society: Meal pick up and delivery

The  Greater Forest Lawn 55+ Society are now offering affordable healthy, homemade meal options for pick up or delivery for their members and seniors in their community. LEARN MORE

FCSS Delburne & District: Friendly phone call check-in service

FCSS Delburne & District is providing friendly phone calls for isolated community members. LEARN MORE

Calgary Jewish Community Centre: JCC Live – Let’s Stay Connected

The Calgary Jewish Community Centre is assembling a Volunteer Task Force to aid their community members with supportive phone calls, running errands, delivering meals, and other services they may need

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