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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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inVESt: A Community of Practice for Volunteer Engagement Specialists

Sign up to not miss an opportunity to connect with other Volunteer Engagement Specialists. Do you manage or coordinate volunteers? Are you interested in transformation in the non-profit sector? D

SeniorConnect Training Program

The SeniorConnect program offers both online and in-person training modules to the public and other professionals on how to identify a senior who may be at-risk or in crisis, in the community.   Onl

Grey & Great

Do you know of older adults / seniors on the autism spectrum looking for emotional support? Would they like to meet peers who understand some of the things they may be going through? The Grey & Gr

Stop Abuse in Families (SAIF) - Elder Abuse Program

Awareness, prevention and a coordinated response to Elder Abuse (defined as those over 50 years of age) is a cornerstone of this program. They accept calls and emails from the general public about

The Eye See You Program

Retinal diseases including Age-related Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Retinopathy cause irreversible vision loss in about 2 million Canadians. The goal of International Federation on Ageing in rela

Connecting Families Initiative

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) launched the Connecting Families initiative to connect low-income Canadian families to affordable home Internet service through various Inter

Empower Me

Empower Me is Canada’s only energy conservation and education change program designed for and delivered by members of diverse, multilingual, and hard to reach communities. This program focuses on n

Senior Fraud Alert

March is Fraud Prevention Month! Check out Senior Fraud Alert to help spot and stop senior scams. This free resource helps seniors learn how to identify fraudulent behaviour and to protect themselves

Leadership Exploration and Development in Non-Profits (LEAD Network)

New to the nonprofit sector and under 40 years of age? The LEAD Network is a space for young leaders in the nonprofit sector to come together, support each other, learn from each other, find opportuni


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