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Recording: Vulnerable Person Registry- Emergency and Disaster Preparedness for Older Adults in Alberta Group

Healthy Aging Alberta

The Vulnerable Person Registry is used in many jurisdictions across Canada. The Vulnerable Persons Registry (VPR) is a free, voluntary and confidential service aimed at improving the safety of residents living at home who would be at greater risk during emergencies. Amanda Sheppard will join us from

The Guide to the DTC and RDSP for Newcomers with Disabilities

Alberta Association of Immigrant Serving Agencies (AAISA)

The Guide to the DTC and RDSP for Newcomers with Disabilities was designed to help frontline workers in settlement agencies and advocates introduce newcomers with disabilities to the Disability Tax Credit (DTC) and Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP).The guide will help settlement workers sha

Affordability Payment Portal opens January 18

Government of Alberta

The secure online Affordability Payment Portal application portal will launch on January 18 at 9 a.m. Families with household incomes below $180,000 are eligible to receive $100 per month for six months for each dependent child under 18. Seniors 65 or older who have household incomes below $180,000

Alignment of the Healthy Aging Framework and a Recovery-Orientated System of Care

Healthy Aging Alberta

Alignment of the Healthy Aging Framework and a Recovery-Orientated System of Care

Mental Health Inequity and Loneliness and How That Effects Our Society

Nobel Conference 58- Gustavus Adolfus College

Mental Health Inequity and Loneliness and How That Effects Our Society

Rehabilitation strategies post-stroke

McMaster University

Stroke affects up to 10% of older adults in Canada, making it the third leading cause of death nationally and one of the leading causes of disability worldwide. For many people, recovery from the initial event is just the beginning of a longer period of rehabilitation to restore lost function caused

In older people, some types of therapy improved loneliness and social support in long-term care or community settings

McMaster University

Review questionIn older people, do any types of therapy reduce loneliness and social isolation?BackgroundLoneliness and social isolation are common in older adults. Both loneliness and social isolation can increase a person’s risk for serious health conditions, hospitalization, and death.Reducing

Dementia Resources and Information in Multiple Languages

Alzheimer Society of Canada

Alzheimer Society of Canada has put out a one pager on the basic facts around Dementia: Dementia information in Hindi, Chinese and more languages | Alzheimer Society of CanadaThis one-page document will introduce you to the basic facts around dementia, including the differences between dementia and

Preventing Loneliness in People Tackling Dementia

International Federation on Ageing

Living with dementia shouldn’t mean that you or a loved one has to stop doing the things you or they love. But often a diagnosis of one of the types of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, can leave you feeling unsure about what happens next. Fear of becoming confused while out and about, a lo

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