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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.

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Indigenous Canada Course

University of Alberta

Indigenous Canada is a 12-lesson Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from the Faculty of Native Studies that explores Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada. From an Indigenous perspective, this course explores key issues facing Indigenous peoples today from a historical and critical p

Diversity of charity and non-profit boards of directors: Overview of the Canadian non-profit sector

Statistics Canada

Charities and non-profit organizations play a vital role in supporting and enriching the lives of Canadians. A crowdsourcing survey of individuals involved in the governance of charities and non-profit organizations was conducted from December 4, 2020, to January 18, 2021. The objectives of the

Keep Well This Winter Booklet (2021)

Injury Prevention Centre

This booklet is designed for older people so that they can stay active, healthy and safe this winter.  The booklet has lots of ideas and suggestions to help keep active and connected, stay safe and well, and lower risk of falling. It is written for those with little to no access to online resources

Recording - How To Implement an Intergenerational Program (Part 2/3 Series)

CORE Alberta

You can access the recording of the conversation HERE.  The CORE Intergenerational Linkages Community of Practice Group (IG COP) hosted the second part (How to Implement an Intergenerational Program) of their 3 part workshop series on February 9, 2021. If you would like to review information fr

Learn how to manage stress in challenging times

Alberta Health Services

Free, virtual AHS workshops that will help you identify and transform stress. Two Parts are offered at varying times and for the full schedule, please click here.  PART 1: Transform Your Stress  The Resilience Advantage — Strategies for Managing Stress in Challenging Times Led by AHS Certifie

Care Partner Workbook: Respite Activity Toolkit

Alberta Health Services

The Care Partner Workbook is a resource tool designed to assist caregivers and/or families in creating meaningful activities for their loved one during respite. This workbook is part of the Respite Activity Toolkit that the Edmonton Zone Home Living Recreation Therapists have created and are now sh

RECORDING: COVID-19 Vaccines Get the Facts Webinar

Food Allergy Canada

In February 2021, Food Allergy Canada hosted a webinar with representatives from Health Canada and researchers and physicians with expertise in infectious diseases, immunology, and allergies. This webinar provides a thorough overview of COVID-19 vaccine development, risks and benefits associated wit

10 steps to community readiness: What countries should do to prepare communities for a COVID-19 vaccine, treatment or new test

World Health Organization

This document highlights 10 well established Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) principles that have proven their power. Together they put communities at the heart of the roll out of new vaccines, treatments and tests and promote trust, the critical ingredient for all community actio

Older adults needs assessment report (Edmonton, 2019)

Age Friendly Edmonton: City of Edmonton

This report provides highlights from the City of Edmonton 2018-19 older adults needs assessment. The results are compared to 2015 findings.  Over 700 adults aged 55 and over, living in Edmonton completed telephone surveys, along with five focus groups, and 31 in-depth-interviews. This report offers


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