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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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How can socializing benefit my health?

The Dose

Click HERE to listen to an episode of The Dose, a CBC podcast, where Dr. Kate Mulligan discusses the importance of social connections, how social prescribing works in Canada, and some indicators that someone would benefit from a social prescription.

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

The Relational Work of Systems Change

Stanford Social Innovation Review

Collective impact efforts must prioritize working together in more relational ways to find systemic solutions to social problems.

Men's Sheds Podcast

HSE Talking Health

Irish Men's Sheds Association and Firhouse Men's Shed in Dublin discuss the positive impact of Men's Sheds on the community, the diversity of activities offered, and the importance of connection and camaraderie

Remembrance Day and Veteran's Day Links and Resources

Healthy Aging Alberta

Remembrance Day and Veteran's Day Links and Resources

Nominations: Minister’s Seniors Service Awards (deadline November 15, 2023)

Government of Alberta

Recognize Albertans that make a difference in the lives of seniors and their communities.

Healthy Aging Alberta 3 Year Report

Healthy Aging Alberta

This report summarizes the last three years of work done by Healthy Aging Alberta

Social Prescribing: Bridging the Gap for Community Supports

Healthy Aging Alberta

This marks the third article in a special Social Prescribing storytelling campaign commemorating the International Day of Older Persons and National Seniors Day in Canada.

Podcast: Building Health Equity-Focused Public Health Organizations

National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health (NCCDH)

Season 1 of Mind the Disruption was a success! We’ve decided to release bonus content from three episodes.


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