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Advancing Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery for Older Adults

National Institute on Ageing

Closing the Gaps: Advancing Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery for Older Adults, authored by Dr. Samir Sinha, Director of Health Policy Research at the National Institute on Ageing, shows that older Canadians consistently experience the greatest proportion of casualties during and after d

Mentor Connector

Mentoring Canada

January is Mentoring Month! Mentor Connector is a free online platform that links volunteer mentors and youth to mentoring programs across our country. The Connector is a robust searchable database of mentoring programs, designed to help volunteers and youth alike connect to the right mentoring opp

CIWA Everyday English for Seniors

Calgary Immigrant Women's Association (CIWA)

Calgary Immigrant Women's Association's (CIWA) Everyday English for Seniors project serves immigrant seniors over 55 years of age, both male and female, including Canadian citizens, permanent residents, refugees, and refugee claimants. It focuses on enhancing English oral and written skills to supp

What Does It Look Like to Support Women of Color to Lead?

Cyndi Suarez, Nonprofit Quarterly

This article was originally published on October 8, 2019. The driving question in Wilnelia Rivera’s work is “What makes women of color successful?” It is this kind of focus that helped Ayanna Pressley win a Congressional seat with the slogan, “Change Can’t Wait.” Rivera was Pressley’

Health related resources for seniors during COVID-19

PCN Calgary Foothills

Calgary Foothills PCN has put together health resources to help support seniors’ health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

21 Days and 21 Stories of Inspiration and Innovation

Aging 2.0

In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic hit the older adult population the hardest, not only from a risk and mortality perspective, but also in the way it exacerbated isolation and loneliness due to social distancing. As 2021 begins, we are kicking off the year by highlighting inspiring stories of impact and

Social Determinants of Health: The Canadian Facts

National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health

This resource is available in English only. Social determinants of health: The Canadian facts (second edition)* was written to spark research, advocacy, debate and meaningful action on the social and economic factors that shape the health of Canadians. Stress and the social determinants of health

December 10, 2020: Alberta Seniors and Housing Telephone Town Hall - Information Sheet

Government of Alberta

On December 10, 2020, the Ministry of Seniors and Housing invited community-based seniors serving organizations and their allied partners to a telephone town hall with Honourable Josephine Pon, Minister of Seniors and Housing; Dr. Marcia Johnson, Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Health; and guest

Alberta Indigenous Virtual Care Clinic

Government of Canada - Indigenous Services Canada

Alberta Indigenous Virtual Care Clinic celebrates the successful launch of their new service News release December 11, 2020 — Edmonton, Treaty 6 Territory, Alberta — Indigenous Services Canada COVID-19 is impacting all aspects of our lives, from working from home to seeking medical help when


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