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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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Guidebook: Continuing Care in Indigenous Communities

Alberta Health Services

In a spirit of partnership and mutual respect, Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to MĂ©tis and First Nations communities in supporting the development of continuing care services that meet their unique needs. This work was undertaken with recognition of the guiding principles and values of

Paper: An Introduction to the Health of Two-Spirit People: Historical, Contemporary and Emergent Issues

National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health (NCCIH)

Intended as an introductory paper for health practitioners, Indigenous community members and researchers working in areas of Indigenous health, gender and sexuality, Hunt concludes with a listing of additional sources of information on Two-Spirit people and health, including educational resources, books and journals.

AudioGeris

GeriActors

AudioGeris is a collection of audio plays by GeriActors & Friends.While Covid-19 presented many challenges, it also inspired new ways of sharing stories and connecting with audiences.In March 2020, our performance company, GeriActors & Friends, moved to virtual rehearsals, and in 2021 we pr

Toolkit: Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity & Gender Expression (SOGIE) Safer Places

Alberta Health Services

In recent years, Alberta and Canada have made significant shifts towards the celebration and protection of LGBTQ2S+ people and their families. Gender identity and gender expression were added as protected grounds against discrimination in the Alberta Human Rights Act (2015) and Canada’s Human Righ

Seniors and Continuing Care – LGBTQ2S+ Resources for Providers

Alberta Health Services

It's important that you understand the background of LGBTQ2S+ people so when they are accessing continuing care services, they feel safe and welcome to live their life as they choose and do not feel they need to hide their true identity. They will know they will be treated with respect.The resource

Participants Needed: Aging With Affirmation: A Study to Examine the Social Service Experiences and Needs of Older Transgender and Gender Diverse Adults in Canada

Egale & School of Social Work, The University of British Columbia

In this study, our research team hopes to better understand how older transgender (trans) and gender diverse (TGD) experience social services in Canada, and what could be done to strengthen social services intended for their use. We use the term "social services" broadly to mean any formal support t

We Want to Hear From You - Alberta Wildfires: Impact on Older Adults

Healthy Aging Alberta

Healthy Aging Alberta (HAA) is gathering input from Community-Based Seniors Serving (CBSS) organizations in the province related to older adults' needs for assistance as a result of the 2023 Alberta wildfires.Participation is voluntary. This information will be shared by the HAA team with system

A Guide for Building a Sustainable and Resilient Collaboration

Tamarack Institute

A Guide for Building a Sustainable and Resilient Collaboration unpacks the concepts of sustainability and resilience and shares ideas, stories and resources that will benefit collaborations as they consider them.Sustainability involves many factors, including leadership, funding, community engageme

Video: Climate Change and Well-being: Building Resilience Through Social Connectedness

BC Healthy Communities

Climate change has had an immediate and personal impact on our health. Evidence suggests that a changing climate leads to increased stress and anxiety due to the occurrence of extreme weather events. Climate anxiety is a rapidly growing issue, especially for youth.SFU Assistant Professor Dr. Kiffer

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