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Healthy Aging Alberta
Community-Based Investment The Government of Alberta announced $3.2 million in funding to Healthy Aging Alberta to enable community-based organizations across the province to offer older adults at home and in the community personal, psychosocial, and mental health supports. This multi-year
Office of the Prime Minister
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Emancipation Day: “Today, on Emancipation Day, we acknowledge the painful history of slavery here in Canada and celebrate the strength and determination of Black communities, who fought – and continue to fight – for freedom
Holly McKenzie-Sutter
A think tank that’s been compiling data on COVID-19 in Canadian long-term care homes says it has to stop its work because provinces are no longer making enough information public about the spread of the virus in the sector. The project run by the National Institute on Ageing, based at Toronto
Government of Alberta
The OHS legislation search tool consolidates the OHS Act, regulation and code into one interactive, online resource. The tool will enable employers and workers to more efficiently access and apply the health and safety rules that apply to their workplace. A searchable web-based version of the
Government of Alberta
The Government of Alberta Community Initiatives Program (CIP) is accepting applications from eligible organizations that enhance and enrich communities throughout the province. The deadline to apply for both project-based and operating grants is September 15, 2022. READ MORE HERE
Dave Wilkes
If you are like most Canadians, you want to age in your own home. A 2020 survey conducted by the National Institute on Ageing (NIA) at Toronto Metropolitan University, with TELUS Health, found that 91 per cent of Canadians of all ages, and almost 100 per cent of Canadians 65 years of age and older
Government of Alberta
To help with the rising cost of living, the government will provide more financial relief to Albertans in designated supportive living and long-term care from Nov. 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023. Alberta’s government is giving $11 million to seniors to help fight inflationary increases to accommodation
Government of Alberta
A diabetes working group is being formed to develop a comprehensive diabetes strategy for the province.' The government will work with representatives from across Alberta to shape a go-forward care plan to meet the needs of a growing population of Albertans living with this chronic disease. Any
Angus Reid Institute
For at least the seventh time in an ongoing pandemic, Canadians are once again faced with a decision point this summer: to change their plans and behaviour to mitigate risk of contracting or spreading the latest variant of the COVID-19 virus, or plow ahead despite what public health officials are
Government of Alberta
Alberta’s government is taking action on elder abuse by releasing a new prevention strategy to make our province safer for seniors. A Collective Approach: Alberta’s Strategy for preventing and addressing elder abuse is a new 5-year strategy to guide how Albertans, nonprofit organizations, frontline