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Researchers to Map Health Effects of Climate Change Across Alberta

University of Alberta

Seniors, children and refugees are at higher risk of chronic illness linked to extreme weather and air pollution.Albertans will get a clearer picture of how climate change affects their health thanks to a set of interactive maps being developed by a University of Alberta research team.The maps will

Video: Forecasting Canada’s Dementia and Brain Health Future

Alzheimer Society of Canada

Hear from a panel of dementia experts for this special World Alzheimer's Month edition of Dementia Talks! Canada. Together, we discussed the latest predictions for dementia numbers in Canada according to the Landmark Study – and ways to take action for change right now.According to research in our

Navigating the Path Forward for Dementia in Canada: The Landmark Study Report #1

Alzheimer Society of Canada

Canada needs bold action to head off an impending dementia care crisis. This new report from the Alzheimer Society of Canada says actions to reduce risk have potential to change the future of dementia in Canada — if governments act now.On September 6, 2022, the Alzheimer Society of Canada released

Health Risks for LGBTQ+ Communities

Michelle Llamas BCPA, Drugwatch

Members of the LGBTQ+ community have unique and complex health needs that heterosexuals don’t face. Health disparities and barriers to care can make staying healthy challenging, but knowing LGBTQ+ health risks can ensure you stay on top of your health. Local and national resources can help you pre

Social Isolation of Seniors: A Focus on Indigenous Seniors in Canada

Employment and Social Development Canada

This supplement is a resource to help organizations and service providers adopt approaches to help Indigenous seniors strengthen human connections. Social isolation is a silent reality experienced by many seniors, and particularly Indigenous seniors. It is hoped that this resource will heighten awar

Ontario First Nations Aging Study

Laurentian University

The Ontario First Nations Aging Study, launched in 2015, is a collaboration between the Chiefs of Ontario and university researchers. The study has involved a dedicated and diverse team of advisors, community members, researchers, and leaders. Our goal was to create the first Ontario-wide profile of

Breaking Down Barriers: Improving the Workplace Experience for Neurodivergent Canadians

Jane Hutchison, Conference Board of Canada

In this research, we analyze the findings of 40 interviews with neurodivergent workers and employers of neurodivergent workers to better understand the experiences of neurodivergent individuals in the workplace and how employers can better support them.What are the most significant barriers that neu

Aging in Alberta- Elections 2023 Resources

Healthy Aging Alberta

Toolkit for Advocating at the Alberta Election for the Community-Based Seniors Serving sector

The Value of Volunteering in Canada

The Conference Board of Canada

At a Glance:Even if volunteers are unpaid, their contribution adds to economic activity through the value of services provided.We estimate that volunteers added over two billion hours to Canada’s work effort in 2017.This volunteer contribution is valued at $55.9 billion in 2017—equivalent to 2.6

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