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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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Women In the Workplace Study

Lean In and McKinsey and Company

Study looking deeper into women in the workplace and the issues they may face.

Household Food Insecurity in Canada 2021

University of Toronto

Drawing on data for 54,000 households from Statistics Canada’s Canadian Income Survey (CIS) conducted in 2021, we found a disturbingly high rate of household food insecurity. By food insecurity we mean inadequate or insecure access to food due to financial constraints. The prevalence of household

The Cost of Healthy Eating in Alberta

Alberta Health Services

This series of reports presents an analysis of the cost and affordability of healthy eating in Alberta, as well as an overview of the causes, prevalence and impacts of household food insecurity. Target AudienceThe target audience includes leaders, policy-makers, decision-makers, dietitians and othe

Food Insecurity: Information for Health Professionals

Alberta Health Services

Household food insecurity – the inadequate or insecure access to food due to financial constraints – is a serious public health issue. You can use the resources at the link below to guide understanding of the issue in Canadian health and social context, inform program and policy development, and

Food Insecurity in Older Adults in Canada and the United States: A Concept Analysis

Christine Marie Mills, RD, MPH, PhD (candidate)

A concept analysis using the method of Walker and Avant was undertaken to clarify the concept of food insecurity in older adults in Canada and the United States. A literature review was undertaken to conduct a concept analysis of food insecurity in older people. Food insecurity is associated with mu

Case Study: Saint John Stronger Together

Sherri Torjman

This case study captures how Saint John, NB, has successfully broken the cycle of poverty by engaging the whole community and applying a comprehensive approach to drive change.It highlights the city's 20-year journey that has resulted in a 69% reduction in poverty (Low Income Cut-Off After Tax) from

Ageing, Inequality and Ethnicity: Evidence Cards

Centre for Ageing Better

This set of downloadable evidence cards highlights the contributions of and shocking inequalities experienced by Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups approaching retirement age.Older generations are becoming more diverse than ever. But also more unequal. There’s an increasing level of inequalit

Report: Affordable Lifetime Pension Income for a Better Tomorrow

National Institute on Ageing & Global Risk Institute

A new report published by the National Institute on Ageing (NIA) and the Global Risk Institute (GRI), explains why Dynamic Pension (DP) pools are urgently needed to make retirement income security possible for millions of Canadian seniors.

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

Employment and Social Development Canada

This supplement is a resource to help organizations and service providers adopt approaches to help lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) seniors strengthen human connections. Social isolation is a silent reality experienced by many seniors, particularly LGBTQ seniors. It is hoped tha

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