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CANADA | May 17, 2024

[News] When nonprofit staff are paid so low they qualify for their org’s services

A while ago, at the request of some colleagues, I talked about “Nonprofit Math” and created a little video that went viral. One of the examples I brought up was “paying your staff so little that they qualify for the services your organization is providing.” That line got a lot of chuckles.I

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ALBERTA EMERGENCY UPDATES & RESOURCES

Updates on Alberta Wildfires and emergencies resources available to support older adults

[Article] Advocates Call For Tax Breaks For Single Seniors As Cost Of Living Rises

Click HERE to read the full articleAdvocacy group recommended 5 tax breaks to finance committee memberSome B.C. seniors who used to rely on a spouse or partner to afford the basics and now live alone

[News] Social prescribing: giving a name to whole-person care

Dr. Dominik Nowak outlines how the Centre for Effective Practice and other resources can help clinicians connect patients to non-clinical services and programs.

[News] More than half of Alberta non-profits can’t find skilled staff: report

Employees at 28 per cent of Canadian non-profits work additional hours, taking on work previously done by volunteers

[News] Why you should stop complimenting people for being 'resilient'

This comic about resilience is written and illustrated by Connie Hanzhang Jin, is inspired by a Life Kit episode featuring Lourdes Dolores Follins and hosted by TK Dutes.

[News] 1 million seniors can now access services under the Canadian Dental Care Plan

1 million seniors can now access services under the Canadian Dental Care PlanFrom: Health CanadaNews releaseMay 1, 2024 | Ottawa, Ontario | Government of CanadaStarting today, the first one million s

Share your thoughts: Helping 2SLGBTQI+ Older Adults to Age in Place

About this consultationThe purpose of this consultation is to gather information to increase understanding of the experiences of older adults who are Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, q

[News] Congratulations to the Town of Innisfail, Town of Okotoks and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo on your Alberta Age-Friendly Recognition Award

Congratulations to the Town of Innisfail, Town of Okotoks and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo on your Alberta Age-Friendly Recognition Award

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