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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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[Report] At-a-glance – Black-focused social prescribing:  the importance of an Afrocentric approach

HPCDP Journal, Government of Canada

Going beyond conventional social prescribing models, BFSP addresses specific health needs within Black communities

Common Approach to Impact Measurement Quick Guide

Common Approach

Common Approach is four community-driven standards for flexible, shareable impact measurement.

[Resource] Conversations with Calgary’s Indigenous Community

Calgary Learns

A summary report of Calgary Learns’ community consultation with Elders, Knowledge Keepers, and service providers about adult foundational learning

[Resource] Men and Suicide Fact Sheet

Mental Health Commission of Canada

Middle-aged men (40 to 60) die by suicide more than anyone, including young people and women

[Article] How to support the caregivers who support your patients

Alberta Doctors Digest

Social prescribing is an intervention where physicians connect patients’ caregivers with needed social and community care to help them deal with the crisis in caregiver mental health

[Podcast] How caregivers and social prescribing support the health care system

Alberta Doctors' Digest- AB Medical Association

Tune in to find out as Alberta Doctors' Digest editor-in-chief, Marvin Polis, talks to Liv Mendelsohn from the Canadian Centre for Caregiving Excellence and Darrell Gregory from Caregivers Alberta.

Social Prescribing Partner Toolkit

Healthy Aging Alberta

Healthy Aging Alberta (HAA) is a rich network of community-based, senior-serving organizations and allies across our province united by a shared vision: to make Alberta one of the best places in the world to grow older. Through the support of donors and partners like you, HAA facilitates social pres

Translated Water Restriction Documents for Calgary Partners

City of Calgary

City of Calgary has provided some translated documents around Calgary June 2024 water restrictions for partners to use for clients

[Recorded Webinar] Stretched to the Max: Household Food Insecurity

CORE Alberta Food Security Group

A knowledge exchange opportunity on actions communities are taking to support older adults who experience household food insecurity.

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Sign up for the Healthy Aging CORE Alberta e-news to keep up-to-date with activity from the platform and the Community-Based Seniors Services (CBSS) sector across the province.

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