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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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Are Your Organization and Its Board “Access Able”?

Katherine Schneider, Nonprofit Quarterly

Charity to people with disabilities goes back to Biblical times, but philanthropy involving meaningful input from those served is a recent phenomenon. The demand for “nothing about us without us” is core to the ethos of the disability rights movement. Major civil rights legislation for the one-

Eldersong: Finding and Celebrating Our Voice

Music Mile YYC

The first week of June is Seniors’ Week in Calgary. ⁠ Music Mile, National Music Centre, and Skeeter Media, in partnership with Age-Friendly Calgary, present senior Calgary artists in an exciting new Seniors’ Week broadcast called Eldersong.⁠ Each artist has put together a 10 minute video,

Blog: Harm Reduction, People Who Use Drugs, and Their Communities

Edmonton Social Planning Council

In early May, ESPC volunteer Jayme Wong published a blog post on supervised consumption sites in Alberta, detailing the debate surrounding their closures. Since then, the Alberta government has decided to close yet another service site in Calgary. While it has promised to move these services to anot

Age-Friendly Calgary Social Isolation Awareness Campaign

Age-Friendly Calgary

Age-Friendly Calgary and partners have come together to create a Social Isolation Awareness Campaign that offers resources and information for people to get involved throughout the year. #Stayconnectedyyc promotes awareness and support of older adults who may be socially isolated. The campaign help

Accessibility Statistics

Statistics Canada

Statistics Canada in collaboration with Employment and Social Development Canada, is pleased to unveil the new Accessibility Data Hub. This new portal provides users with a single point of access for a wide range of data and information related to accessibility. Users can quickly and easily browse

New National Standard for LTC will Improve the Safety and Quality of Care

Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario

Dr. Samir Sinha is the Director of Geriatrics at Mount Sinai and the University Health Network (UHN) Hospitals. He’s the expert lead of Ontario’s Seniors Strategy. In this column, Dr. Sinha reflects on developing new national LTC standards for Canada in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and how RPN

Specialized Geriatric Services East: Supporting Older Adults with Complex Needs

Seniors Health Knowledge Network

This webinar explored how emerging data, evidence-informed approaches and regional leadership can transform older adult care in the East region of Ontario, Canada. WATCH HERE  

Tracking SARS-CoV-2 variants

World Health Organization

All viruses, including SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, change over time. Most changes have little to no impact on the virus’ properties. However, some changes may affect the virus’s properties, such as how easily it spreads, the associated disease severity, or the performance of vacc

Cyber-Seniors: Making Miraculous Things Happen

Paul Von Petrzelka

Watch how older adults connect with teens at the Boys & Girls Club of San Marcos to explore technology together and share their experience. The Cyber-Seniors program, held at the Best Buy Teen Tech Center, combines the wisdom of age with the energy of youth to make miraculous things happen. WAT

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