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CORE Alberta News - November 3, 2023

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As always, if there are important topics that you would like more information on or possibilities you would like to explore, please connect with us.

CORE Alberta Group Events

Intergenerational Linkages CoPIntergenerational (IG) Cafe

Intergenerational Cafe: Ethical Wills

November 8 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

An ethical will is a document that is a way to tell our stories and share lessons we have learned. Carol Kodish-Butt is exploring the possibilities of using this process to help generations understand each other and share values, not just valuables!

It’s an Intergenerational Café so most of the time will be open to conversation among the participants after Carol explains what ethical wills are and how we can benefit


Emergency Preparedness for Older Adults in Alberta

Cartoon image of two neighbours passing food through their windowsCommunity Connections

November 9 | 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

With the rise in social isolation and loneliness in our communities, organizations need to rethink how our programs and activities show up in communities. 

To address loneliness we need to shift from doing “to and for” community to create connections that support communities to do “with and by” themselves. Featuring Heather Keam who is the Associate Director for Cities Deepening Community practice with the Tamarack Institute.


CORE Elder Abuse Group

November is Family Violence Prevention MonthElder Abuse Movement for Change

November 14 | 2 – 3:30 p.m.

In recognition of November as Family Violence Prevention Month, this session will share information about the ongoing efforts by stakeholders across the province to create change in relation to elder abuse. We will share what is being done in the areas of awareness, prevention, intervention, and moving forward utilizing best practices with the vision of creating abuse-free communities for our aging population.


Men's Sheds AlbertaMen's Sheds Alberta logo

CORE Group Launch

November 15 | 9:30  10:30 a.m

Join Men's Sheds Alberta for their CORE Group Launch and learn how Men's Sheds support the health and well-being of men 18-101. This is fitting timing, as Men's Health Awareness Month takes place in November.

This session will include information on who Men's Sheds Alberta is, how to get involved in their CORE group, as well as the history of Men's Sheds, what they are, why men attend, and how they benefit men with time on their hands.


Intergenerational Linkages CoP

Reciprocal Benefits of IG Relationships

November 21 | 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Fostering mutually beneficial relationships across generations is at the heart of intergenerational programs. However, what exactly do we mean by 'reciprocal,' and how can we ensure that these connections offer value to both the young and the old? In this presentation, Amber will share compelling stories and videos from her thesis research on the impacts of reciprocal intergenerational friendships between youth and older adults. She will also offer valuable insights and suggestions on how facilitators can effectively promote reciprocity in the development and implementation of intergenerational programs.




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    Nov 07, 2023

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    Healthy Aging Alberta


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