Resources on CORE include checklists, toolkits, reports, studies, videos, and other materials on topics relevant to those working or volunteering in support of healthy aging and older adults independent living.
Article: Is Your City Planned for All Citizens as They Age? Selecting the Indicators to Measure Neighbourhoods’ Age-Friendliness in the Urban Planning Field
Silvia Urra-Uriarte et al.
The goal of this work was to develop a collection of indicators that can assist urban planners in meeting the unique needs of older individuals within their community and evaluating the age-friendliness of various neighbourhoods.ABSTRACT In many countries, urban population ageing trends are a recogn
RECORDING & RESOURCES: November 2023 Partners' Meeting
Connecting People & Community for Living Well
You can access the recording HERE or view it below.The Connecting People and Community for Living Well Group hosted their November 2023 Partners' Meeting. It featured a presentation from Jasneet Parmar and Sharon Anderson about the Caregiver Centred Care initiative and education.*These Partners' M
RECORDING: CORE 101 – An Introduction to Healthy Aging CORE Alberta (December 2023)
Healthy Aging Alberta
In this introductory session, the Healthy Aging CORE Alberta team provided a general overview of the CORE Alberta platform, its linkages to the vision of Healthy Aging Alberta, how it can be used in the work of the Community-Based Seniors Serving (CBSS) sector and its allies, and the benefits of the
Canadian Social Survey Results: Quality of Life, Virtual Health Care and Trust, 2023
Relationships with family, friends and neighbours are essential in developing a strong sense of identity, belonging and personal safety. Similarly, trust in family and friends and in societal institutions can be important to building and maintaining social ties. Trust is associated with higher levels of reciprocity and cooperation between individuals, and can facilitate the flow of information and transactions. This, in turn, can affect the overall performance of the economy.
Study: Food insecurity among Canadian families, 2022
With the cost of living continuing to rise, spending more to buy less food is a reality for an increasing share of Canadian families. Released today, the study "Food insecurity among Canadian families" offers insight into families most at risk of food insecurity, looking at those below and above the poverty line. It also examines the possible role of assets and debt in food insecurity.
Seeing the Forest (Plot) for the Trees—the Importance of Evidence Synthesis in Older Adult Care
Seeing the forest (plot) for the trees—the importance of evidence synthesis in older adult care
New Horizons in Evidence Synthesis for Older Adults
Evidence synthesis, embedded within a systematic review of the literature, is a well-established approach for collating and combining all the relevant information on a particular research question. A robust synthesis can establish the evidence base, which underpins best practice guidance
Evidence Summary: Enteral Tube Feeding for People With Severe Dementia
The balance of benefits and harms associated with enteral tube feeding for people with severe dementia is not clear. An increasing number of guidelines highlight the lack of evidenced benefit and potential risks of enteral tube feeding. In some areas of the world, the use of enteral tube feeding is decreasing, and in other areas it is increasing.