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Your Emergency Preparedness Guide

Government of Canada

The Government of Canada's flagship publication, this guide explains in greater detail the steps Canadians should take to become better prepared for emergencies. Included are a Family Emergency Plan template and list of emergency kit items. READ MORE HERE

Drive Happiness: Driving Rural Access to Vaccines

Drive Happiness

Drive Happiness is pleased to announce that we received funding through the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) as a part of their Immunization Partnership Fund (IPF) to carry forward a new project: Driving Rural Access to Vaccines (DRAV).  All acronyms aside, DRAV is simple, increase access to

Coming Out and Coming in to Living with Dementia: Enhancing Support for 2SLGBTQI People Living with Dementia and their Unpaid Carers

National Institute on Ageing, Egale

What are the unique experiences and needs of Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (2SLGBTQI) people living with dementia and those who care for them? In this report, Egale and NIA share the findings from their national qualitative research study that engaged 2SLGBTQI

Recognizing Declining Mental Health In Employees

Mental Health Commission of Canada

When an employee deviates from their typical attitude, behaviour, or performance, it may be a sign of declining mental health. Changes in mood or behaviour can be brushed aside if work performance is consistent, but it’s important to be mindful of all patterns of change. These changes can be as su

In the Midst of High Job Vacancies and Historically Low Unemployment, Canada Faces Record Retirements From an Aging Labour Force: Number of Seniors Aged 65 and Older Grows Six Times Faster Than Children 0-14

Statistics Canada

A person's age is closely related to the goods they consume and the services they need. For example, a young adult may be thinking about buying their first home or purchasing goods and services to meet the needs of their young family, such as daycare. An older, retired person may seek out other good

RECORDING: Intergenerational Friendships on Alberta at Noon

Alberta at Noon with Judy Aldous (CBC)

Just in time for Global Intergenerational Week 2022 (April 25 - May 1), Alberta at Noon with Judy Aldous (CBC) asked the question: Do you have a friend in your life who is significantly older or younger than you are? How has that friendship changed your life?  Listeners called in to share storie

RECORDING - Age-Friendly Housing Series Session 3: Characteristics of Age-Friendly Housing for Seniors

CORE Alberta

You can access the recording HERE. Please find the slide deck shared during the event attached.  On April 27, 2022, the third session of the Age-Friendly Housing Series shared how the spaces people live in impact their independence, how accessible architecture can support aging in place, and

Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Government of Alberta

MyHealth.Alberta.ca/palliative-care was made by palliative and end-of-life care experts in Alberta. There are many websites with great information about this type of care in Alberta and they have brought it all together into one site, with an Alberta focus, just for you. They understand the chall

Advance Care Planning

Alberta Health Services

Advance care planning is how you plan and document your wishes for the healthcare you want now and in the future. It’s for every adult, and it’s especially important for people with health issues. A way to help you think about, talk about and document wishes for health care in the event that


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