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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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Gateway to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Hub

Gateway Association has launched Alberta's first workplace resource centre and program for workplace Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI). The GEDI Hub helps workplaces implement EDI principles whi

Bridge to Oasis Foundation

Bridge to Oasis Foundation's work is on the well-being of Black and African seniors, ensuring that they can "live the life they grew up to love without the intimidation of the new world". By recogniz

Seniors Connection Program

This program matches volunteer tutor hosts with immigrant seniors who want to learn basic English and/or improve their English language skills. Calgary Catholic Immigration Society also offers compu

Utilities Consumer Advocate

The Office of the Utilities Consumer Advocate (UCA) was established in October 2003 to help educate and mediate for Alberta’s small business, farm, and residential electricity, natural gas and wate

Internet for Good for Seniors

TELUS is expanding their support for low-income seniors with the launch of Internet for Good for Seniors, providing low-cost connectivity to help keep seniors connected to what matters most. TELUS C

Aging with Pride

Hosted by Edmonton Pride Seniors Group, Pride Centre of Edmonton, and Sage Seniors Association on Thursdays from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Aging with Pride is a weekly virtual discussion group for 2SLGBTQ+

The Lending Cupboard Medical Equipment Lending Program

The Lending Cupboard provides medical equipment to those who need it. Whether your needs are minor or more serious, they are here to help. The Lending Cupboard services are open to ALL Central Alber

Veterans Independence Program

Could home care services help you remain independent in your own home? The Veterans Independence Program provides annual funding to help cover the cost for these services. The Veterans Independence

Veterans Independence Program

The Veterans Independence Program provides annual tax-free funding for services such as grounds maintenance, housekeeping, meal preparation, personal care, and professional health and support services


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