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[Report] AgeTech Ethics and Equity


SFU STAR has produced a new report titled AgeTech, Ethics and Equity: Towards a Cultural Shift in AgeTech Ethical Responsibility. STAR received funding from AGE-WELL's Catalyst Funding Program in Healthy Aging (see funding announcement news release here) in 2023 to carry out a project on ethical de

[SURVEY] Understanding the Mental Health and Well-being of Older Adults in Canada

Jpro Research and consulting

[SURVEY] Understanding the Mental Health and Well-being of Older Adults in Canada

[Resource] AGING IS UNIVERSAL Infographic

Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council and Age Friendly Edmonton Working Group

Ageism—discrimination based on age—is a common occurrence. It impacts how we value ourselves and others, limiting our ability to age well. It’s time we embrace aging and empower all Edmontonians to lead full lives, no matter their age.

Webinar Series: Promising Practices to Enable Aging in Place

Healthcare Excellence Canada

"Evidence shows that one in 10 people who enter long-term care potentially could have been cared for at home with better support. Encouragingly, many aging in place programs across Canada are successfully helping older adults stay at home safely, with better health and quality of life.Join us for

Theories used to develop or evaluate social prescribing in studies: a scoping review

Evers, S., Husk, K., Napierala, H., Wendt, L & Gerhardus, A.

Attached is a recent paper published in the BMC Health Services Research journal and below is the paper's abstract. "ObjectiveThis scoping review aims to provide an overview of how theories were used in the development or evaluation of social prescribing (SP) intervention studies.BackgroundSP descri

A rapid review of opportunities and challenges in the implementation of social prescription interventions for addressing the unmet needs of individuals living with long-term chronic conditions

Yadav, U.N., Paudel, G., Khatiwada, B., et al.

Attached is a recent paper published in the BMC Public Health journal and below is the paper's abstract. "BackgroundPeople with long-term chronic conditions often struggle to access and navigate complex health and social services. Social prescription (SP) interventions, a patient-centred approach, h

Just what the doctor ordered


This article discusses the benefits of social prescribing and how Access to Resources in the Community (ARC) has partnered with Community Connection 211 to expand this much-needed approach in other parts of Ontario. To enhance the initiative, a scalable, bilingual, patient-centered social prescrib

A comparison of social prescribing approaches across twelve high-income countries

Scarpetti, G., Shadowen, H., Williams, G.A. et al.

Attached is the journal pre-proof of a recent paper published in the Healthy Policy journal and below is the paper's abstract. You can also click HERE to read the full paper. "BackgroundSocial prescribing connects patients with community resources to improve their health and well-being. It is gainin


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