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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. 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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Community Initiatives for Immigrant Seniors Program (CISP)

Designed to help senior immigrants and refugees adapt to life in Canada, this year-round program provides free life-skills classes, computer classes, fitness programs, and social activities for adults

Charity Growth Academy

CanadaHelps has announced the launch of the CanadaHelps Charity Growth Academy. Charity Growth Academy, an initiative made possible by Mastercard's new Mastercard Changeworks program, is a free dig

Immigrant Seniors Services

This program offers opportunities for immigrant seniors to get involved and participate in the community; through educational and social events, volunteerism and special projects.  All services are

The Equity Benchmarking Project

The Equity Benchmarking Project is a research and knowledge mobilization project intended to improve the understanding of what Canadian charities and nonprofits are doing to advance justice, equity, d


StoryShare is a FREE story-based outreach service for Calgary and area seniors that aims to enhance a client’s quality of life and deepen their connection to the community through the sharing of sto

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


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