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10 steps to community readiness: What countries should do to prepare communities for a COVID-19 vaccine, treatment or new test

World Health Organization

This document highlights 10 well established Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) principles that have proven their power. Together they put communities at the heart of the roll out of new vaccines, treatments and tests and promote trust, the critical ingredient for all community actio

Older adults needs assessment report (Edmonton, 2019)

Age Friendly Edmonton: City of Edmonton

This report provides highlights from the City of Edmonton 2018-19 older adults needs assessment. The results are compared to 2015 findings.  Over 700 adults aged 55 and over, living in Edmonton completed telephone surveys, along with five focus groups, and 31 in-depth-interviews. This report offers

Strategies to support ethno-cultural and linguistic diversity for seniors

Seong-gee Um, Jessica Lee, & Poussy Boulos - The Wellesley Institute

The Wellesley Institute published an international review: Strategies to support ethno-cultural and linguistic diversity for seniors that aims to identify and describe promising strategies that have been developed to improve access to programs and services for seniors from diverse communities. Th

Lip Reading Masks - Order now!

Canadian Hard of Hearing Edmonton Branch

The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association-Edmonton is selling lip reading masks! These clear masks are a great resource that can improve accessibility for Edmontonians who are deaf or hard of hearing. Masks are $22 and can be picked up at the CHHA-Edmonton office or shipped to your doorstep for $5. 

How To Become A Mental Health Champion

Canadian Mental Health Association Calgary

A mental health champion is defined as any person a part of an organization who takes the necessary actions to: Raise awareness of the real impacts of mental illness Challenge and reverse the effects of mental health stigma within the workplace Provide peer support and helpful resources to thei

Men's Sheds Edmonton Digital Information Sheet

Men's Sheds Edmonton

Men's Sheds Edmonton build and promote casual spaces for all men to connect, create, and socialize in a positive environment. We're a grassroots men’s health movement grounded in the spirit of camaraderie and the power of community. A Men’s Shed is a welcoming, respectful, and inclusive place

Social Prescribing: A Call to Action

Dominik Alex Nowak, MD MHSc CCFP and Kate Mulligan, MA PhD

In this academic paper, social prescriptions are examined in light of the relationships that people have with their family doctors and how such relationships can affect the success of social prescribing programs. READ MORE HERE

RECORDING: How To Start an Intergenerational Program (Part 1/3 Series)

CORE Alberta

You can access the recording of the conversation HERE.  The CORE Intergenerational Linkages Community of Practice Group (IG COP) hosted the first part (How to Start an Intergenerational Program) of their 3 part workshop series on January 26, 2021. The word cloud pictured above illustrates how par

Promising Approaches Revisited: Effective action on loneliness in later life

Campaign to End Loneliness

Promising Approaches Revisited: Effective action on loneliness in later life includes a promising approaches framework to help make sense of the different ways we can address loneliness, and explains how these approaches fit together to create an effective community response. The guide offers examp


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