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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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Hope in a Time of Pandemic

Association for Canadian Studies

In June 2020, as we entered the third month of lockdown, the world was struggling to come to grips with being plunged into a global pandemic. With regular reports of suffering and death and daily life at a standstill, fear and uncertainty became familiar emotions. Humankind faced a growing sense of

Proper PPE Use

Government of Alberta

Videos Dr. Deena Hinshaw Videos on choosing the right non-medical masks and how to use a non-medical mask: Click HERE AHS Channel How to use a non-medical mask Choosing the right mask How to wear and remove Vanch or disposable medical masks Downloadable PDF How to wear a non-medical

RECORDING: Creating a culture of equity and reconciliation

Tamarack Institute

What does it look like to create a culture of equity and reconciliation in practice? How do we enable and support change at the individual, community, and systemic levels? Join author, educator, and community worker, Suzanne Methot, as she shares an Indigenous, culture-based model t

Aging with Pride : A Guide to Creating Inclusive Services for LGBTQ2S+ Older Adults

Government of Alberta

The guide is an educational resource to help senior-serving organizations increase awareness of LGBTQ2S+ seniors’ issues and needs and identify concrete actions organizations can take to be more inclusive and affirming. This guide is for any organization that works with seniors as volunteers, staf

Advocating for Age in an Age of Uncertainty

Stanford Social Innovation Review

How the COVID-19 crisis is amplifying ageism, and how advocates can push back. A timely article with recommended strategies and inspiration to keep advocating.

Changes to PPE distribution for non-AHS facilities

Government of Alberta

The Government of Alberta is working to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to Alberta’s critical service providers who are at the highest risk of exposure to COVID-19. As of July 1, 2020, businesses and non-Alberta Health Services (AHS) organizations will be required to access PPE directl

Video seminars a healthy source of information for seniors during COVID-19 pandemic

University of Alberta

In a new video series, University of Alberta (U of A) geriatric medicine researcher, Adrian Wagg, provides tips on how seniors can stay socially connected, what precautions they should take, and how to keep receiving regular medical care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Elderly communities are learn

WEBINAR: Building Virtual Communities of Practice

Tamarack Institute

In this webinar, Liz Weaver and Lisa Attygalle share how to design and support the development of a virtual community of practice.  Sylvia Cheuy also shares a case study illustrating how intentional design can lead to an engaged peer learning network.  We are now living and working in a remote an

VIDEO: Summary/ Analysis of Survey – LGBTTQ Older Adults Symposium

Sage, Pride Seniors Group, Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council, Age Friendly Edmonton

Videos of speeches at the LGBTTQ Older Adults Symposium held in Edmonton on February 24, 2015 – Summary/Analysis of Survey.


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