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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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Alberta Health Services: List of mental health and COVID-19 related resources

Alberta Health Services

Alberta Health Services has provided a list of mental health and COVID-19 related resources.

COVID-19: Tips for people who have dementia and are living alone

Alzheimer Society of Alberta and NWT

The Alzheimer Society of Alberta and NWT presents tips for people who have dementia and are living alone, including personal hygiene and activities.

TOOLKIT: Meaningful activity guide for people living with dementia and their care partners

Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan

The Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan shares a how to guide on engaging people living with dementia in meaningful activities.

TOOLKIT: Being active at home – A resource for people living with dementia and their care partners

Dementia Inclusive Choices for Exercise (DICE)

Dementia Inclusive Choices for Exercise (DICE) shares a resource that includes: Physical activity guidelines for people living with, or at risk of, dementia Advice for planning an at-home physical activity plan Strategies that may help support physical activity among people living with dementia

VIDEOS: Root causes and types of elder abuse

Bear Paw Legal Education

Bear Paw Legal Education has created a series of videos on elder abuse – its root causes and types.

The effect of an increase of the retirement age on the health, well-being, and labor force participation of older workers: A systematic literature review

Patrick Pilipiec, Wim Groot, Milena Pavlova

Abstract To sustain a viable public pension system, many governments have increased the statutory retirement age and delayed the age of entitlement to public pension benefits. This systematic literature review investigates the empirical evidence on the effects of increasing the retirement age on th

TIP SHEET: Caring for Those Living with Dementia, Stroke and Neurodegenerative Diseases during COVID-19

Alzheimer Society of Alberta and NWT

While trying to maintain a safe distance from others during this time is a good idea, we cannot forget about those who are the most vulnerable. This tip sheet offers ways to ensure the health and well-being of those living with dementia, stroke and neurodegenerative diseases during COVID-19.

Grants for individuals and charitable organizations

Edmonton Community Foundation

Edmonton Community Foundation (ECF) has a variety of grants available to individuals (including youth) and charitable organizations. These include:  Community Grants Small Grants Young Edmonton Grants Student Awards Foundation Directed Initiatives Donor Advised Grants Designated Grants S

Financial assistance programs for eligible seniors

Government of Alberta

The primary source of income for seniors (65 years of age or older) is provided by the Government of Canada through the Guaranteed Income Supplement and Old Age Security. To supplement these programs, the Government of Alberta provides a variety of health supports, services, and financial benefits.


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