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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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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

men&: Supporting men bravely

Committed to helping men strengthen their lives Following years of research and hundreds of interviews and conversations with men, the Men & initiative was launched with the support of community

Dig-IT - Empowering Seniors on Their Digital Journey

THE DIG-IT SOLUTION - Helping seniors connect to the digital world Dig-IT has been carefully designed as a solution for seniors requiring assistance to access technology and support to build digital

Prepare for Winter in Edmonton with the Seniors Home Supports Program

Prepare for winter in Edmonton with the Seniors Home Supports Program A challenge of living at home as we age is home maintenance, and this is especially true for laborious tasks like snow shoveling

Elmwood Seniors for Seniors

Elmwood Seniors for Seniors is a relative newcomer to Edmonton’s seniors sector. This volunteer-based community-run program began in 2019 as informal meet-ups at a local park. It picked up steam thr

Kerby Centre's Men's Shed

Men’s Sheds is a program that started in Australia about 20 years ago and spread quickly. Sheds now exist in several countries including more than 20 in Canada. From the Australian Men’s Shed’s

Drop-in Bread Markets for Seniors

Drop-in Bread Markets for Seniors in the Gymnasium Every Tuesday and Friday between 10:30 am and 12:00pm, drop by the Kerby Centre to grab some baked goods and other rescued food. View their monthly

Public Policy Training Institute (PPTI)

Download the PPTI 2022 Application and apply by November 1, 2021 Canadian charities have a long history of helping to inform and shape public policy at municipal, provincial, and federal levels.  F


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