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Assessing Cash-for-Care Benefits to Support Aging at Home in Canada

Institute for Research on Public Policy

The Institute for Research on Public Policy recently published Assessing Cash-for-Care Benefits to Support Aging at Home in Canada discussing changes required in Canada’s long-term care system. In this study, a group of leading scholars led by Colleen Flood argue that the challenge facing Canada

Successful Aging: What It Means for Older Adults

McMaster Optimal Aging Newsletter

"Successful aging" has become an important concept to describe the quality of aging.(1) Despite a growing literature on this topic, there is no standard definition of successful aging. It is increasingly seen from a holistic point of view. It may refer to the capacity to maintain good physical healt

Working from home: Productivity and preferences

Tahsin Mehdi and René Morissette, Statistics Canada

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a significant increase in telework since mid-March 2020. At the beginning of 2021, 32% of Canadian employees aged 15 to 69 worked most of their hours from home, compared with only 4% in 2016. A change of such magnitude raises several questions: To what extent are

COVID Discussions - Vaccine Q&A - Drop-In Zoom Sessions

COVID-19 Resources Canada

COVID-19 Canada Resources are a dedicated team of multidisciplinary Canadians with expertise ranging from biomedical research to web-development and business analysis, virtually working together to execute on COVID-19 Resources Canada’s vision and mission. COVID Discussions is a virtual kitchen t

COVID-19 translated resources

Government of Alberta

COVID-19 resources are available in عربي, 中文, हिंदी, 한국어, فارسی, ਪੰਜਾਬੀ, Af-Soomaali, Español, Français, Tagalog, Tiếng Việt and اردو. Access information that has been translated into Arabic, Chinese – Simplified, Chinese – Traditional, French

CanAge Vaccine Report Card

CanAge - Canada's National Seniors Advocacy Organization

The first of its kind in Canada, this report card assigns each provincial/territorial government an objective letter grade on their immunization efforts in the core areas of coverage (funding), access and public awareness. The findings were disappointing, albeit unsurprising given Canada’s histori

Pandemic Perspectives on Long-Term Care: Insights from Canadians in Light of COVID-19

National Institute on Ageing

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact in Canada’s longterm care (LTC) settings. In June 2020, the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), in partnership with the National Institute on Ageing (NIA), reported that 81% of Canada’s deaths from COVID-19 during the first wave oc

Rising to the Challenge: B.C.’s Community-Based Seniors’ Service Agencies Stepped Up During COVID-19

Healthy Aging CORE BC

United Way of the Lower Mainland releases study on how community agencies kept older adults safe at home during the pandemic. How a network of community agencies across the province pulled together to keep older adults safe is the subject of a new report entitled Rising to the Challenge: How B.C.

Measured progress: A new National Scorecard provides the framework for smart and inclusive long-term growth for Canada

The Philanthropist - Article, Century Initiative - Scorecard

Century Initiative’s inaugural National Scorecard, released on March 30, 2021. The Scorecard provides a macro-level perspective on how Canada is progressing toward the goal of growing Canada’s population to 100 million by 2100. The Scorecard doesn’t just focus on the population target, however


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