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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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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

Kerby Centre Thursday Tours

Kerby Centre is a not-for-profit organization with programs and services in Calgary and Medicine Hat. Kerby Centre is committed to enhancing the ability of older adults 55+ to live healthy, productive

The Alex Seniors Health Centre

An open door to compassionate care. If you are a low-income Calgarian aged 60+ without a family doctor, The Alex Seniors Health Centre is here for you! Their team of warm and caring doctors and nurs

Indigenous Workplace Wellness Circle

Offered by Aboriginal Futures, this program is designed to help participants gain confidence, learn essential skills, better their communication skills and set solid career & employment goals. Pa

E-SCAPE Seniors Program

Calling all Calgary seniors: learn English for FREE and socialize with other seniors online through The Immigrant Education Society! Do you want to practice speaking English with other seniors, witho

Make Your Whole Day Matter: 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Adults Aged 65+

The Public Health Agency of Canada, ParticipACTION, and researchers have teamed up to provide guidelines, infographics, and other communication resources that integrate information about physical acti

Cyber-Seniors: ACE (Accessibility, Community, and Equity) Education Workshops

Intergenerational Diversity and Inclusion Your feedback at recent CBSS community activation sessions indicates CBSS organizations have a strong desire for diversity and inclusion in their operations

Navigating the Virtual World with the New Horizons for Seniors Program

Congratulations to Roma, who was the first recipient of a brand-new 8th Generation iPad through the New Horizons for Seniors program through Sunrise Community Link. This program matches low-income se

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