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[Resource] Household Food Insecurity: Actions in the Community

Alberta Health Services

In Alberta, 1 in 5 households experience food insecurity. This is a serious public health issue that negatively affects physical, mental, social wellbeing, and society as a whole.The following resources can guide understanding of household food insecurity in the Canadian health and social context, i

[Article] Racialized Homelessness: A Review of Historical and Contemporary Causes of Racial Disparities in Homelessness

Matthew Z. Fowl- Taylor and Francis Online

What are the primary drivers of this severe racial concentration of homelessness?

[Report] Enhancing Care for Older Adults in Canada and Down Under: What Canadian and Australian Long-Term Care Systems Can Learn from Each Other

National Institute on Aging

AboutAlthough located on opposite sides of the world, Canada and Australia share many demographic similarities and comparable challenges in meeting the growing demands for long-term care (LTC) services from their ageing populations with increasingly complex needs.Discover the insights shaping the fu

[Report] Caring in Canada: Survey Insights from Caregivers and Care Providers across Canada

Caregiving Excellence Canada

Executive Summary Canada is facing a caregiving crisis that will only get worse without real action. A perfect storm is brewing: demand for care is growing, caregivers are aging, the number of available caregivers is shrinking, and care needs are becoming more complex due to our aging population and

[Research Article] Mapping the Caregiver Experience in a Canadian Province: Research Methodology for the Saskatchewan Caregiver Experience Study

Steven Hall et. al

Click HERE to learn moreAbstractBackgroundPolicies and services for older adults are increasingly focused on living in the community, rather than relying on institutions. A total of 70–80% of community care for older adults is provided by family and friend caregivers. With Canada's aging populatio

[Article] Preventable hospitalizations and deaths ‘of despair’ associated with income inequality

University of Alberta

Prevention and support programs should be targeted to regions with highest social inequities, researchers say.

[Report] Black Lives Experiencing Homelessness Matter: A Critical Conceptual Framework for Understanding How Policing Drives System Avoidance among Vulnerable Populations

Taylor and Francis Online

This paper examines racialized encounters with the police from the perspectives of people experiencing homelessness in San Diego, California in 2020. By some estimates, homelessness doubled in San Diego during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.

[Study] Accessible, Functional Sheltering for People with Disabilities

MacEachen Institute

Study aimed to contribute to knowledge about accessible and functional sheltering during an emergency for all people, including people with disabilities.

[Report] Strengthening Cultural Responsiveness in Intergenerational Programs: Passion, Purpose, and Planning to Drive Equitable Change

Generations United

As part of Generations United’s diverse intergenerational programs initiative, they commissioned this report to highlight the intentional and creative ways that organizations are combatting systemic racism by prioritizing the voices and lived experiences of diverse staff and participants in the


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