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[Resource] Health Promoter Competencies’ Toolkit

Canadian Public Health Association

PAN-CANADIAN HEALTH PROMOTER COMPETENCIES AND TOOLKITSkills to improve health, health equity and determinants of health.The Pan-Canadian Health Promoter Competencies builds upon the Core Competencies for Public Health in Canada providing greater detail regarding the knowledge, skills, and abilities

[Resource] Stop Telling Caregivers to Take Care of Themselves First!


April 12, 2019Advice for caregivers almost always includes a list of signs of caregiver stress and tips on how to address them. The unfortunate result is an actual increase in caregiver stress.Why? Because it puts the burden of fixing the problem on someone who is already overwhelmed. Caregiving is

[Report] Consultations on the social and economic impacts of ageism in Canada: “What we heard” report

Laura Kadowaki, Barbara McMillan, Kahir Lalji

Click HERE to read the full reportPDF DOWNLOADIntroductionThe Forum of Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Ministers Responsible for Seniors (Seniors Forum) has been working to address the social and economic impacts of ageism on older adults in Canada. The World Health Organization defines ag

Article: Recloseted at 80

Erica Lenti - The Aging City/The Local

Recloseted at 80Out of fear of discrimination, insensitive care, or even memory loss returning them to an earlier time, some LGBTQ2S+ seniors find themselves hiding their identities as they age.Click HERE to read the full article

Study: Food insecurity among Canadian families, 2022

Statistics Canada

With the cost of living continuing to rise, spending more to buy less food is a reality for an increasing share of Canadian families. Released today, the study "Food insecurity among Canadian families" offers insight into families most at risk of food insecurity, looking at those below and above the poverty line. It also examines the possible role of assets and debt in food insecurity.

Seniors on the Campus

McMaster University

The Age-Friendly University Global Network addresses ageism and social inequalities, and promotes the engagement of seniors in higher education

Social isolation and loneliness among immigrant and refugee seniors

McMaster University

Every year, thousands of people leave their country to start a new life in Canada, whether for social, economic, and humanitarian reasons, or to be closer to family members. Many of them are seniors. A recent study by Statistics Canada revealed that:• Among men, European and non-European immigrant

Community Conversations Project

SFU Aging in the Right Place

Click HERE to learn moreCommunity Conversations ProjectThe Community Conversations project is a sub-project of the Aging in the Right Place (AIRP) Partnership. In response to the AIRP project’s Lived Expertise Advisors’ interests and experiences, the Community Conversations project was started

Links2Wellbeing social prescribing project

Links2Wellbeing and Older Adult Centres’ Association of Ontario

Attached is an article that discusses the transformative journey of John, a 62-year-old retiree from Oakville, Ontario, who transitioned from being a client to a volunteer through the Links2Wellbeing social prescribing project. After facing challenging situations, including traumatic work he did rel


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