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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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2SLGBTQ+ Older Adults

Centre for Sexuality

Older adults in the 2SLGBTQ+ community face all the same social, emotional, and physical changes that their heterosexual and cisgender peers face, along with added discrimination.As people age, it is assumed they will have support systems in place. However, some people might not have any connection

Raising Awareness About Men's Mental Health

Stigma Free Society

Men often deal with shame and self-stigma when facing mental health challenges, especially those living in rural communities. If you or a loved one are struggling, our Men’s Mental Health resources from the Rural Mental Wellness Toolkit can help. This section includes videos of rural men shari

Report: Tackling Loneliness through the Built Environment

Campaign to End Loneliness

The design of our neighbourhoods can play an important role in tackling loneliness and helping people connect. Our report Tackling Loneliness through the built environment (2022) sets out why the built environment matters for loneliness, what features make a difference to our experience, and how t

Statement: There’s No Gender Equality Without Trans Women

National Coalition of Community Organizations

OTTAWA – On International Women’s Day 2023, hundreds of community organizations from across Canada have signed a statement declaring that gender equality cannot be achieved without supporting, celebrating, and uplifting trans women. Canada has seen rising hate against trans communities, and par

Appropriate Prescribing and Medication Use for Older Albertans: Seeking Feedback and Ideas

Provincial Seniors Health and Continuing Care

Imagine taking a walk in the life of George. George is a 78-year-old man living in a supportive living facility. He takes 28 pills everyday but does not know what they are for. His daughter Laura is also struggling to find out why he needs these many medications. Gaining insights to these experience

Faces of Community: Nominate a Volunteer! (deadline April 21, 2023)

Federation of Calgary Communities

Faces of Community is back! Launched in 2017 as a part of March Community Association Awareness month, Faces of Community aims to highlight the many different faces of community volunteers making a difference in our city’s communities.Every day, our Faces of Community folks spend their time and

On Aging: Canadian Conversations - Social Prescribing with Dr. Kate Mulligan

Healthy Aging CORE Canada

This episode discusses Social Prescribing with Kate Mulligan. Social Prescribing is a holistic approach to healthcare that brings together the social and medical models of health and wellness. It provides a formal pathway for health providers to address the diverse determinants of health, using the familiar and trusted process of writing a prescription.

Research on Social Prescribing from Ontario Hospital Association

Ontario Hospital Association

valuable research on the positive outcomes of social prescribing

Canada must have a more inclusive definition of homelessness for women and gender-diverse people

Canadian Centre for Housing Rights

Canada must have a more inclusive definition of homelessness for women and gender-diverse people


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