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Advocating for Age in an Age of Uncertainty

Stanford Social Innovation Review

How the COVID-19 crisis is amplifying ageism, and how advocates can push back. A timely article with recommended strategies and inspiration to keep advocating.

Changes to PPE distribution for non-AHS facilities

Government of Alberta

The Government of Alberta is working to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to Alberta’s critical service providers who are at the highest risk of exposure to COVID-19. As of July 1, 2020, businesses and non-Alberta Health Services (AHS) organizations will be required to access PPE directl

Video seminars a healthy source of information for seniors during COVID-19 pandemic

University of Alberta

In a new video series, University of Alberta (U of A) geriatric medicine researcher, Adrian Wagg, provides tips on how seniors can stay socially connected, what precautions they should take, and how to keep receiving regular medical care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Elderly communities are learn

WEBINAR: Building Virtual Communities of Practice

Tamarack Institute

In this webinar, Liz Weaver and Lisa Attygalle share how to design and support the development of a virtual community of practice.  Sylvia Cheuy also shares a case study illustrating how intentional design can lead to an engaged peer learning network.  We are now living and working in a remote an

National Survey Results: The Impact of COVID-19 on the LGBTQI2S Community


LGBTQI2S communities continue to be among the most vulnerable in Canada. During this time of uncertainty amid a global pandemic, supporting LGBTQI2S communities continues to be more important than ever. Despite many gaps in data, we know that LGBTQI2S people continue to face significant discriminati

VIDEO: Summary/ Analysis of Survey – LGBTTQ Older Adults Symposium

Sage, Pride Seniors Group, Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council, Age Friendly Edmonton

Videos of speeches at the LGBTTQ Older Adults Symposium held in Edmonton on February 24, 2015 – Summary/Analysis of Survey.

TOOL KIT: Event Safety Alliance Reopening Guide

Event Safety Alliance

The Event Safety Alliance Reopening Guide addresses health and sanitary issues that event and venue professionals need to consider in order to protect both patrons and workers. 

What is System Planning and System Mapping?


Systems Planning is the process of strategically mapping, coordinating, and delivering services, supports, and programs with the rights, needs, and desires of the client/user at the centre. Its aim is to create an integrated ecosystem of care in which various actors and systems work together towards

TIP SHEET: Sharing volunteers

Volunteer Alberta

Volunteer Alberta shares a tip sheet on how to effectively share volunteers between organizations.


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