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.
POSTER: Hand washing poster from Alberta Health Services
Alberta Health Services
Alberta Health Services provides a hand washing poster to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
WEBINAR: Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario – addressing financial vulnerabilities in the time of COVID-19
Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario
Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario (EAO) presents webinars including, Addressing Financial Vulnerabilities in the time of COVID-19 and COVID-19 Fraud and Scams: How to Recognize, Reject and Report. EAO supports a variety of vital community programs and active collaboration initiatives to promote resea
Why the Social Impact Sector Should Demand - Not Ask Nicely For - Bailouts
Lauren Dobson-Hughes has written an op-ed on the way the social impact sector is valued (or devalued, arguably) by the Canadian government — a relationship that’s become even more pivotal post-pandemic. Please note that a free Future of Good account must be created to access this article. Read
TIP SHEET: Help older adults in your life prepare for potential illnesses or quarantine
Canadian Frailty Network
COVID-19 Tip Sheet on helping older adults in your life prepare for potential illness or quarantine.
9 Principles to Working Better Remotely
We’re living in really interesting (and somewhat dramatic) times. Cities are going into panic. Events are being canceled. People have to work from home. For some of us, remote work is a luxury and a perk, for others, remote work is now a requirement and maybe not something we’re actively choosi
Loneliness and social isolation interventions for older adults: A scoping review of reviews
Olujoke A. Fakoya, Noleen K. McCorry and Michael Donnelly
Background Loneliness and social isolation are growing public health concerns in our ageing society. Whilst these experiences occur across the life span, 50% of individuals aged over 60 are at risk of social isolation and one-third will experience some degree of loneliness later in life. The aim of
Families of Choice and Community Connectedness: A Brief Guide to the Social Strengths of LGBTQ Older Adults
Britney M. Wardecker, PhD and Jes L. Matsick, PhD, Healio
Sexual and gender minority older adults (those who are age ≥50 and identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer [LGBTQ]) are desrcibed as a generation of people who are "aging in silence" because they have historically been left out of aging services, policies, and research. See
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