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Social Prescribing: A Call to Action

Dominik Alex Nowak, MD MHSc CCFP and Kate Mulligan, MA PhD

In this academic paper, social prescriptions are examined in light of the relationships that people have with their family doctors and how such relationships can affect the success of social prescribing programs. READ MORE HERE

RECORDING: How To Start an Intergenerational Program (Part 1/3 Series)

CORE Alberta

You can access the recording of the conversation HERE.  The CORE Intergenerational Linkages Community of Practice Group (IG COP) hosted the first part (How to Start an Intergenerational Program) of their 3 part workshop series on January 26, 2021. The word cloud pictured above illustrates how par

Promising Approaches Revisited: Effective action on loneliness in later life

Campaign to End Loneliness

Promising Approaches Revisited: Effective action on loneliness in later life includes a promising approaches framework to help make sense of the different ways we can address loneliness, and explains how these approaches fit together to create an effective community response. The guide offers examp

RECORDING: Presentation on Restorative Justice and Elder Abuse

CORE Alberta

ACCESS RECORDING HERE Please find the slide deck shared during the presentation and some additional resources attached . The CORE Elder Abuse Group hosted a presentation on restorative justice and how it ties in with elder abuse on January 26, 2021 with facilitator Dianna Bennett. Here is the fa

CAGP/CCSMH Position Statement for Mental Health Care in Long-Term Care During COVID-19

Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry AND Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health

This position paper was co-written by the Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry (CAGP) and Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health (CCSMH) and outlines a number of recommendations that support the mental health and wellbeing of older adults living in LTC homes in Canada. LEARN MORE

Remaking the Economy: Health, Racial Disparities, and Economic Justice

Steve Dubb, Nonprofit Quarterly

Building on a set of articles in the winter 2020 issue of Nonprofit Quarterly, this webinar in our Remaking the Economy series looks at healthcare, the largest sector of the US economy. Famously, the US pays far more than any other nation on healthcare—17.7 percent of the economy in 2019—ye

Grant Preparation Toolkit


The Grant Preparation Toolkit helps non-profits organize their grant applications and write a compelling proposal. The toolkit was created in partnership with Keela and Imagine Canada's Grant Connect. Download Toolkit

Strategies To Create Effective Workshops In Any Mode, Including In-person And Virtual

Charity Village

This past year many people worked very hard to figure out how to do things online that they were used to doing in person. In particular, organizations who were very familiar with holding face-to-face workshops scrambled to quickly gain access to virtual platforms such as Zoom and redesign their sess

New Tool to Assess Stroke Treatment

University of Calgary

When someone arrives at the hospital showing signs of a stroke, every minute counts. A stroke means there is an interruption of blood flow to the brain. Quick and accurate imaging is essential for health-care practitioners to make prompt diagnosis and treatment decisions. University of Calgary res


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