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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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[Resource] This is what Alzheimer’s looks like: ‘It looks like me’

PBS News Hour

What does it feel like to be diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease? Pam Montana and Chris Hannafan offer their Brief but Spectacular takes on what it means to live with the disease and how their worlds have changed.

[Resource] Adapted Resources Help Communities Navigate Dementia

Forward with Dementia

Adapted Resources Help Communities Navigate Dementia

2023 Findings- Food Banks Canada

Food Banks Canada

Findings on Food Security from Food Banks Canada for 2023See resource here

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

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


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