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Exercise Interventions for Older Adults: A Systematic Review


The growing societal and economic impact of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is further compounded by the present lack of disease-modifying interventions. Non-pharmacological intervention approaches, such as exercise, have the potential to be powerful approaches to improve or mitigate the symptoms of AD w

COVID-19 Recovery Checklist for Nonprofits and Charities

Integral Org

The current environment facing nonprofit organizations in Alberta is challenging and complex. As the province transitions from initial response to the COVID-19 crisis into the recovery phase, nonprofit and charitable organizations share an important role in the recovery of our economy and communitie

Top Risks Facing Nonprofits in 2021

Integral Org

In the INTEGRALInsights blog, Hope for the Best but Prepare for the Worst, guest contributor Leslie Tamagi identifies six top risks and poses vital questions for discussion within your organization. "As the pandemic wears on without imminent relief, the risks that all nonprofits are facing are

Ontario AFC Outreach Program

The Centre for Studies in Aging & Health

The Ontario Age-Friendly Communities Outreach Program has a freshly updated website! Take a browse through to find over 70 profiles of age-friendly community initiatives in Ontario; resources, guides and webinars on age-friendly planning and implementation; and our interactive maps that d

Advancing Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery for Older Adults

National Institute on Ageing

Closing the Gaps: Advancing Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery for Older Adults, authored by Dr. Samir Sinha, Director of Health Policy Research at the National Institute on Ageing, shows that older Canadians consistently experience the greatest proportion of casualties during and after d

Mentor Connector

Mentoring Canada

January is Mentoring Month! Mentor Connector is a free online platform that links volunteer mentors and youth to mentoring programs across our country. The Connector is a robust searchable database of mentoring programs, designed to help volunteers and youth alike connect to the right mentoring opp

CIWA Everyday English for Seniors

Calgary Immigrant Women's Association (CIWA)

Calgary Immigrant Women's Association's (CIWA) Everyday English for Seniors project serves immigrant seniors over 55 years of age, both male and female, including Canadian citizens, permanent residents, refugees, and refugee claimants. It focuses on enhancing English oral and written skills to supp

What Does It Look Like to Support Women of Color to Lead?

Cyndi Suarez, Nonprofit Quarterly

This article was originally published on October 8, 2019. The driving question in Wilnelia Rivera’s work is “What makes women of color successful?” It is this kind of focus that helped Ayanna Pressley win a Congressional seat with the slogan, “Change Can’t Wait.” Rivera was Pressley’

Health related resources for seniors during COVID-19

PCN Calgary Foothills

Calgary Foothills PCN has put together health resources to help support seniors’ health during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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