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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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Social Prescribing Link Worker Job Description Example/Template

Healthy Aging Alberta

This is a Link Worker job description that is used in the Edmonton Regional Project. The overview section contains paragraphs that can be used to advertise for this position.

[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

[Resource] Leading and Learning WITH PRIDE: A Revitalized Tool Kit on Supporting 2SLGBTQI+ Seniors

City of Toronto

2SLGBTQI+ older adults face unique challenges as they age and often experience barriers to access across healthcare, long-term care, retirement, homecare, and social service environments. This toolkit includes guidance from working groups, insights from folks with lived expertise, and real-world ex

[Video] The Animated Story of the Moose Hide Campaign

Moose Hide Campaign

Moose Hide Campaign Day is a day of ceremony where all Canadians are called to join together to take a stand against violence towards women and children and to take practical steps for our collective journey of reconciliation.

[Research Article] Housing as a determinant of health for older LGBT Canadians: Focus group findings from a national housing study

Marco Redden et al.

Click HERE to learn moreThis article shares key focus group findings from a national study focused on the housing needs of older (55+) lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Canadians. LGBT populations have and continue to face systemic discrimination and barriers to appropriate housing acr

[Toolkit] Ageism Film & Discussion Event Toolkit

Age-Friendly Calgary

This Toolkit is designed to help organizations plan for and host discussion event(s) on ageism using film to support the discussion. This Toolkit was designed based on lessons learned and feedback received from the March 2023 Golden: Ageism Awareness events, hosted by Age-Friendly Calgary and the TH

[Workbook] Supporting Albertans to plan ahead with the My Wishes Alberta workbook

Covenant Health Palliative Institute

My Wishes Alberta is a workbook to help Albertans think about what is most important in their life, health and personal care, and to share this information with those who matter most, and with their health care providers. While the My Wishes Alberta workbook does not replace formal advance care plan


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