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CANADA | May 23, 2024

Call for Lived Experiences: WHO Commission on Social Connection (Deadline: May 31, 2024)

The WHO Commission on Social Connection is looking for individuals who have experienced social isolation and loneliness to share their stories, insights, and advice.Commissioners are committed to lived experience being central to the process and products of the Commission. Your personal perspective

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[News] Social networks are key to good health. That has some doctors seeking strategies to cure loneliness

Posted: Dec 19, 2023According to a recent poll of people in more than 140 countries, almost a quarter of the world's population — or about one billion people — feel lonely. The survey wasn't as

How Communities Around the World Are Connecting Social Isolation and Health

How Communities Around the World Are Connecting Social Isolation and Health

[News] An intergenerational classroom is bridging generation gaps

An intergenerational classroom is bridging generation gaps

[Blog] Homeless Encampments in Edmonton: An Individualized Symptom of Systemic Homelessness

Homeless Encampments in Edmonton: An Individualized Symptom of Systemic Homelessness

[Release] Helping seniors age in their communities

A new seniors lodge review panel will find ways to make the most of existing seniors lodge spaces and help seniors age in their communities.

[News] Jasper Joins Alberta’s Social Prescribing Initiative for Seniors’ Welfare

Click HERE to read the full articleIn a significant stride towards enhancing the quality of life for seniors, the Municipality of Jasper’s Community Development Department has become part of an ambi

[Call for Submissions] Social Prescribing Conference: Canada's 1st International Social Prescribing Conference

Click HERE to learn more September 26 to 27, 2024 at The Carlu in Toronto, Ontario for an in-person, international social prescribing conference! This conference will increase awareness, demonstrate a

[News] Alberta RCMP and law enforcement partners launch Operation Cold Start

As the temperatures drop and the snow starts to fall, the Alberta RCMP will once again be partnering with law enforcement partners across the province for Operation Cold Start from Jan. 8 – 12, 

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