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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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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

Digital Skills Tune Up

New Gluu Classes Coming November 1st Our brand new digital skills learning platform is almost ready! Created by experts, designed for older adults. Be one of the first to experience it by getting you

Healthier and Safer Alberta Workplaces: #momentsmatter

The #momentsmatter campaign encourages people to use positive work stories as a vehicle for influencing workplace culture. Hearing or telling real life stories that demonstrate the power of simple, e

Calgary Immigrant Women's Association's Companion Training Program

Companion Training provides immigrant women with skills and knowledge to fulfill the companionship needs of seniors or individuals with disabilities or long term health issues. Clients will receive t

Tech for Good™

Tech for Good provides you with professional assistance so you can independently use or control your mobile phone and tablet. Tech for Good offers customized recommendations, training and support on m

Dental and Optical Assistance for Seniors

Eligible seniors can get help covering the cost of basic dental and optical services. To be eligible for the Dental and Optical Assistance for Seniors programs you must: be 65 years of age or olde


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