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Global Campaign to Combat Ageism Toolkit

United Nations

About this Toolkit This toolkit was designed for the Global campaign to combat ageism, an initiative supported by the 194 Member States of the World Health Organization, and integral to the UN Decade of Healthy Ageing (2021-2030). This campaign aims to tackle ageism by changing how we all think,

Aged to Perfection and Old Enough to Know Better

CJSW 90.9 FM

This program explores age-related issues affecting people in Calgary’s community. LISTEN HERE

Social Isolation of Seniors: A Focus on LGBTQ Seniors in Canada

Employment and Social Development Canada

This supplement is a resource to help organizations and service providers adopt approaches to help lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) seniors strengthen human connections. Social isolation is a silent reality experienced by many seniors, particularly LGBTQ seniors. It is hoped tha

Boost your social life through physical activity

McMaster Optimal Aging Portal

More and more people are living alone, feeling lonely or suffering from being isolated. According to Statistics Canada, 1 in 5 older adults are lonely, feel they lack company, feel abandoned or isolated. Such feelings have been exacerbated since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic given the physi

The Future of Work

The Philanthropist Journal

Ready or not, the future of work is already here. For those who make the world of work their business, there’s reason for both optimism and concern. CERIC dedicated this year’s conference, Cannexus21, which they hosted with the support of The Counselling Foundation of Canada, to issues surroundi

Share your thoughts: Creating a federal policy definition of “senior abuse”

Government of Canada

Opened on June 15, 2021 and will close on July 22, 2021. Senior abuse is an important human rights issue. It is also a social and public health issue that can undermine an older person’s: quality of life autonomy dignity sense of security, and mental and physical health The Government of

Social Connectedness

Plan H

What is social connectedness about? Social connectedness is a sense of belonging to a group, family, or community. It’s about the relationships people have with each other and their engagement with the broader community. Social connection is an integral component of health and well-being. A socia

Roca, Peacemaking Circles and Cultural Systems Transformation

Collective Change Lab

Collective Change Lab is excited to introduce their first case study: Roca, Peacemaking Circles and Cultural Systems Transformation On an ongoing basis, they will share stories that amplify the voices and wisdom of those leading transformational collective change. These studies illustrate how such

RECORDING: The Future of Aging in Canada

AGE-WELL, Canadian Association on Gerontology, Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, and United Way Centraide Canada

Virtual stakeholder symposium: The Future of Aging in Canada The Forum hosted a virtual stakeholder symposium entitled The Future of Aging in Canada. This was an excellent opportunity for stakeholders from across Canada to come together and listen to experts from AGE-WELL, the Canadian Association


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