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Financial assistance programs for eligible seniors

Government of Alberta

The primary source of income for seniors (65 years of age or older) is provided by the Government of Canada through the Guaranteed Income Supplement and Old Age Security. To supplement these programs, the Government of Alberta provides a variety of health supports, services, and financial benefits.

COVID-19: Impacts for LGBTIQ Communities and Implications for Services

Rainbow Health Victoria

Beyond the immediate impact on health, the social and economic consequences of COVID-19 are far-reaching and leave no one untouched. Media commentary and policy responses have so far focused on the mental health impacts of social distancing and concerns about an increase in family violence - issues

Provincial Transportation Needs Assessment – Alberta

Medically-At-Risk Driver (MARD) Centre

In 2016-2017, the Medically-At-Risk Driver Centre conducted a Provincial Transportation Needs Assessment of seniors and persons with disabilities. Results related to seniors are available for each of the five Alberta Health Services Zones as well as for the province as a whole. This is the report th

Research from COVID-19 Social Impacts Network

COVID-19 Social Impacts Network

The COVID-19 Social Impacts Network is a multidisciplinary group of some of Canada's leading experts to help identify key issues, indicators and socio-demographics to generate evidence-based responses that address the social and economic dimensions of the COVID-19 crisis in Canada. They monitor the

COVID-19 plain language guide for people with disabilities

Government of Alberta

Government is working with disability service provider partners to provide personal protective equipment, help maintain staffing, and develop policies to allow for easier access to supports and help ensure the well-being of individuals and families. A reference guide on COVID-19 for people with disa

INFOGRAPHIC: How are Canadians Coping with the COVID-19 Crisis?

Statistics Canada

Between March 29 and April 3, Statistics Canada collected timely information via a new web panel online survey, the Canadians Perspectives Survey Series. This infographic presents the first findings of the survey.

Multilingual COVID-19 resources

Enough for All

Calgary-based campaign, Enough for All provides multilingual resources on COVID-19 related topics, like general updates; information for employers, renters and utility customers; financial supports; and, deferred mortgage payments.

PODCASTS: Infectious questions – what health professionals need to know about 2019-nCoV and COVID-19

National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCCID)

To support public health knowledge translation during the current outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus, the National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases is releasing a Q+A podcast series for public health professionals and health care practitioners in Canada. Listener submissions and feedbac

PODCAST: Supporting First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples’ Mental Health and Well-being during COVID-19

National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health

This episode of Voices from the Field is based on a conversation of the COVID-19 pandemic with clinical psychologist Dr. Chris Mushquash. His discussion focuses on some of the mental health stresses that may affect First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples as a result of the pandemic, and guidelines a


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