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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

Report of the National Seniors Council on Volunteering Among Seniors and Positive and Active Aging

The National Seniors Council

The objective of this report is to share the key concerns and issues that arose from the roundtables on positive and active aging and volunteering among seniors. Another objective is to provide suggestions for action to the Government of Canada to address these matters.The report is divided into two

The Relation of Volunteering and Subsequent Changes in Physical Disability in Older Adults

The Journals of Gerontology

ObjectivesTo describe the association between initiating volunteering and changes in physical disability in older adults, and whether intensity and gender modify this relationship.MethodsEmploying propensity score weighted regression adjustment, we calculate changes in disability using a sample of U

Older Adults Needed for Research on Chronic Pain

Aging, Residents, and Caregivers (ARC) Research Unit, University of Regina

We are looking for Canadians living with chronic pain who are at least 65 years of age to take part in a study examining the role of adversity and resilience in the experience of pain.As a participant in this study, you would be asked to complete a series of anonymous self-report questionnaires.Your

RECORDING: Food Security - More Than Simply Access to Food

CORE Food Security Group

You can access the recording HERE.On April 11, 2023, the CORE Food Security Group, in collaboration with Alberta Health Services, hosted a conversation around food insecurity with three speakers who shared how addressing food insecurity is about more than simply food.Participants learned about: the

Report: Tackling Loneliness through the Built Environment

Campaign to End Loneliness

The design of our neighbourhoods can play an important role in tackling loneliness and helping people connect. Our report Tackling Loneliness through the built environment (2022) sets out why the built environment matters for loneliness, what features make a difference to our experience, and how t

Appropriate Prescribing and Medication Use for Older Albertans: Seeking Feedback and Ideas

Provincial Seniors Health and Continuing Care

Imagine taking a walk in the life of George. George is a 78-year-old man living in a supportive living facility. He takes 28 pills everyday but does not know what they are for. His daughter Laura is also struggling to find out why he needs these many medications. Gaining insights to these experience

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