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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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Survey: 2023 State of the Sector (deadline October 13)


CCVO uses findings from this survey to raise our strong collective voice for action, and support policies and programs that help all nonprofits make an impact.

Non-medical Supports Improve the Well-being of Older Adults: Final Reports and Panel Discussion Recording

Healthy Aging Alberta

To support Alberta’s healthcare system and challenges faced during the Covid-19 pandemic, Healthy Aging Alberta stewarded an investment in three one-year projects to provide non-medical community and home supports for older adults.

Report: Understanding and Responding to the Challenges Faced by FCSS Programs in Rural Alberta

Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities; Rural Municipalities of Alberta

The RMA partnered with the University of Alberta’s Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities (ACSRC) to develop a report that outlines the issues faced in local rural FCSS programs.

Survey: Share Your Thoughts - Nutrition Preferences of Older Adults 65+ in Alberta (deadline October 31, 2023)

Alberta Health Services

Registered Dietitians in Alberta Health Services are investigating the nutrition information preferences of older adults 65+ in Alberta.

2024 CBSS Sector Summit: Presentation Proposal Invitation (deadline EXTENDED to November 4, 2023)

HelpAge Canada

In 2024, community organizations who are making a difference in the lives of older Canadians will come together to share knowledge, establish shared needs and priorities, and, for the FIRST TIME, declare their place in the national spotlight as a unified sector!

A Prescription for Change - Social Prescribing Primer

Healthy Aging Alberta

The SCSP - Seniors System Navigation Team is a social prescribing program facilitated by community-based organizations in Lethbridge. This document contains the information you need to promote social prescribing in your community and make referrals for patients and clients.

Webinar Recordings: IFA Global Café

International Federation on Ageing

We are delighted to extend an invitation from the International Federation on Ageing (IFA) to visit the Global Café page and re-watch previous sessions. This page is updated on a weekly basis and offers not only the recording of the sessions but also supplementary resources provided by the experts.

Article: Social, Political, Commercial, and Corporate Determinants of Rural Health Equity in Canada: An Integrated Framework

Leimbigler, B., Li, E.P.H. et al.

“Compared to their counterparts in urban settings, rural and remote residents can face unique barriers such as lack of access to higher education, job opportunities, technologies and technology infrastructure (i.e. high-speed internet), comprehensive health services and goods, public funding and r

Article: Virtual Rehabilitation Program for Seniors With Frailty Shows Promise, According to Hamilton-Led Research

Fram Dinshaw, McMaster University

Virtually delivered rehabilitation for seniors living with frailty is a feasible way for delivering care, shows new research led by researchers from the Geras Centre for Aging Research, a research centre of McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences.


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