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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] Food prices expected to rise by up to 4.5% next year, but some items will be cheaper

https://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/food-prices-expected-to-rise-by-up-to-4-5-next-year-but-some-items-will-be-cheaper-report

[Article] Fall-proofing your home – Useful tips for older adults from The National Institute on Ageing

Fall-proofing your home – Useful tips for older adults from The National Institute on AgeingNovember is National Fall Prevention Month and we all have a role to play to better support older Canadian

[News] Concern rises over number of Canadian seniors going lost or missing due to dementia

The number of older people reported missing in Canada is raising an alarm bell for advocates, who warn the problem will only get worse as the population ages and more people are diagnosed with dementi

[News] ‘A prescription for fun’: How social prescribing is aiming to connect vulnerable Canadians to their communities

The one-year pilot project is testing an approach known as “social prescribing” to improve the well-being and quality of life for vulnerable children. Imported from Britain, the idea originally sa

Announcement: Falls Prevention Group Closure and Migration

The Healthy Aging CORE Alberta Falls Prevention Group will close down in February 2024This closure is primarily due to reduced capacity to continue to coordinate and champion the Group and a desire to

[News] Concern rises over number of Canadian seniors going lost or missing due to dementia

The number of older people reported missing in Canada is raising an alarm bell for advocates, who warn the problem will only get worse as the population ages and more people are diagnosed with dementi

Unprecedented Growth Among Canada’s Senior Population Will Mean Shift in Housing Needs: Experts

December 15, 2023: Canada’s senior population is projected to see unprecedented growth in the coming decades, and experts say new housing strategies are badly needed, including improving and expandi

CORE Alberta News - December 14, 2023

As we approach the end of the year, Healthy Aging Alberta wants to take a moment to express our heartfelt gratitude to every one of you and to celebrate together all we’ve achieved as a sector in 2023!

9-8-8 The Groundbreaking NEW three-digit service coming to Canada.

9-8-8The groundbreaking new three-digit service coming to Canada.People across Canada can call and text 9-8-8, a new three-digit service, for help when they need it most. The service offers trauma-in

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