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RECORDING - CORE Frailty Series Session 3: Ageism, Stigma, and Assumptions around Frailty

CORE Alberta

You can access the recording HERE. The CORE Elder Abuse Group hosted a session on January 18, 2022 featuring Donna Wilson, RN, PhD, who presented on the themes of ageism, stigma, and assumptions around frailty. Connect with Donna at dmwilson@ualberta.ca  The resources mentioned within the

Workplace Mental Health in the Age of COVID

Charity Village

On this episode: Join the host, CharityVillage President Mary Barroll, to learn how nonprofits can better support their staff and volunteers when it comes to mental health. Mary speaks to experts about burnout, isolation and depression, as well as potential solutions designed to help employers crea

Driving Canada's Leadership in AGETECH: AGE-WELL 2020-2021 Annual Report


Driving Canada's Leadership in AGETECH: 2020-2021 Annual Report shows how AGE-WELL is accelerating the delivery of technology-based solutions that benefit older adults and caregivers ‒ and generate economic returns for Canadians. The COVID-19 pandemic has underlined the essential role that techno

E-Learning Course: Changing Gears Retiring from Driving

McMaster Optimal Aging Portal

This free, 15 minute e-learning course offers interactive lessons about: warning signs of unsafe driving; health-related changes that impact behind-the-wheel abilities; alternatives to driving; and how to make a plan to retire from driving. Older adults, caregivers, and service providers wil

An Anti-Racist Approach To Volunteering

Volunteer Connector

Thanks to work funded by City of Calgary FCSS and ongoing work and friendship with Dr Moyo Mutamba, the Volunteer Centre of Calgary was able to complete what they hope is the start of a deeper dive into understanding the colonial structures inherent in volunteerism. Here is an excerpt from the repor

Calls to Action Accountability: A 2021 Status Update on Reconciliation

Eva Jewell and Ian Mosby, Yellowhead Institute

It has now been six years since the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released its six-volume Final Report along with the 94 Calls to Action, meant to remedy the ongoing structural legacy of Canada’s Residential Schools and to advance reconciliation in Canada. Framed by the recent revelations o

Calgary Foundation's 2021 Vital Signs

Calgary Foundation

The Calgary Foundation’s 2021 Vital Signs report reflects the unique perspectives and impressions of 1,000 Calgarians.  Vital Signs uses local knowledge to measure the vitality of a community and support action towards improving collective quality of life. Local data gathered through the program

Memory Loss Research - Call for Participants

Bruyère Research Institute

Have you or someone you know been affected by memory loss, dementia, or Alzheimer's disease? Are you curious about what type of research you can participate in? Join in advancing dementia care and research. Reach out and learn more about research at Bruyère by contacting us at ctu@bruyere.org or (6

Geriatric Essentials eLearning

Geriatrics Interprofessional Interorganizational Collaboration

These open-access interactive geriatric learning modules are based on the Geriatrics interprofessional interorganizational Collaboration (GiiC) toolkit developed by the RGPs of Ontario. Users take on a senior character and follow their journey through the health system. Topics include: Delirium, Adv


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