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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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Winter Blues 101

Canadian Mental Health Association

The winter blues are real and the Canadian Mental Health Association explains that these are a wave of low emotions that come with cold, dark days. If you’re experiencing the winter blues, you might feel the need to sleep a bit longer, indulge more often in comfort food, and spend more time with

Dementia in Older Adults

Centre for Studies in Aging and Health

A resource list that includes publications, reviews, and articles on dementia in older adults. READ MORE HERE

LGBTQ2+ aging in Canada: Building the evidence and informing action

University of Toronto Press

Within Canada, there has been increased Federal recognition and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, Two-Spirit (LGBTQ2+) individuals and communities. The recognition of previous systemic discrimination helps to illustrate the unique social and historical contexts those current ol

The Right Homes for Seniors

Steve Paikin, TVO

In the blistering housing markets of southern Ontario one group that's often overlooked in the conversation is seniors. Some are living in houses that are too big and hard to maintain. Others can't find suitable AND affordable stock that allows them to downsize. And others still need new services an

What we need to know: Developing knowledge and awareness about LGBT older adults

Canadian Nurse

Many LGBT older adults have faced a lifetime of discrimination, including within the healthcare system. These experiences have had a negative impact on their overall health and have created fear and mistrust for many when accessing care and services. Gender and sexuality are only two aspects of each

Voice under Domination

Cyndi Suarez, Nonprofit Quarterly

As the nonprofit sector responds to a fieldwide movement for racial justice, it is important to stop and consider the strategies or approaches we take for granted. I have written quite a bit for NPQ about the domination practices of the elite (here, here, and here). The other side of this is the l

Senior Women’s Assistance for Social Ties (SWAST) Summary

Indo Canadian Women Association

In April 2018, the Indo Canadian Women Association (ICWA) started a project called Senior Women’s Assistance for Social Ties (SWAST). This project was conducted by ICWA for 12 months and aimed to connect isolated senior women with the community and focused on networking, wellness, engagement, a

Promoting the Labour Force Participation of Older Canadians

Employment and Social Development Canada

Based on an extensive pan-Canadian and international scan, eight broad categories of initiatives that seek to promote labour force participation of older individuals have been identified (see Chapter 2 for more details): awareness initiatives, financial initiatives; health and safety; employment leg

Updates on COVID-19 for First Nations, Inuit and MĂ©tis peoples and communities

National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health

The National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health (NCCIH) will be frequently updating their home page and social media channels to provide reliable, accurate and up-to-date information as well as information sources in relation to COVID-19 in response to the rapidly-evolving global pandemic.

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