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CANADA | Jun 11, 2024

Food insecurity is at a crisis point': Advocate argues policy changes are needed

We need better policies that will provide people with the income they need to put food on the table, feed their families, and live healthier lives.

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Strengthening Alberta's Public Health Act

The Public Health Amendment Act would reflect current and emerging public health challenges and best practices, help Alberta’s government respond quickly to public health issues, including chronic d

CAGP/CCSMH VISION AWARD

Any program, corporation, non-governmental organization or individual helping to combat ageism and stigma, to highlight and promote the strengths associated with aging and the potential and value of o

CAGP/CCSMH SENIORS’ MENTAL HEALTH OUTSTANDING CARE & INTEGRATIVE PRACTICE AWARD

In recognition of an individual, team, service or program leading outstanding seniors’ mental healthcare and integrative practice models, such as: interprofessional and interdisciplinary collaborati

Noble Neighbour Citation Program Launches

The Noble Neighbour Citation Program has been created to recognize the incredible community work of seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic. We live in extraordinarily challenging times and there is a n

Nominations for the 2021 Top 7 Over 70 awards are now open

Do you know an older adult over the age of 70 who should be recognized for doing something remarkable or beginning a new venture in their later years of life? Nominations are being accepted until Augu

Vaccine rollout expanding to front-line health-care workers

As part of Phase 2C of Alberta’s vaccine rollout, nurses, doctors, dentists and any health-care workers in patient care facilities or providing direct patient care in the community will receive the

Government of Canada supports the official launch of Healthy Aging CORE Canada resource hub

While the pandemic has been hard on everyone, it has been hardest on seniors. Seniors helped build the country we know and love today, and the Government of Canada is committed to helping reduce their

'Fear ageism, not aging': How an ageist society is failing its elders

Despite our denial, we are all old people in training. And to become old often means to become 'the other' in Western society. It's a reality that experts and senior advocates can attest to. For the

Age-friendly villages should be an option for ageing: retirement living industry

Retirement villages have been overlooked as a potential model of care for Australians, proponents say, amid a government focus on home care. The royal commission’s final report recommended specific

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