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[ Resource] Rural and Remote Communities Collection of Resources from Ontario- Age Friendly

Ontario- Age Friendly

Rural and Remote Communities Collection of Resources from Ontario- Age Friendly

[Resource] A National Protocol for Homeless Encampments in Canada

Leilani Farha. Kaitlin Schwan

A National Protocol for Homeless Encampments in Canada: A Human Rights Approach

[Resource] This is what Alzheimer’s looks like: ‘It looks like me’

PBS News Hour

What does it feel like to be diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease? Pam Montana and Chris Hannafan offer their Brief but Spectacular takes on what it means to live with the disease and how their worlds have changed.

[Resource] Safety Tips For Snow Shoveling

CCOHS

Click HERE to learn moreAs Canadians, we've been digging with that same snow shovel just as we do every year. But have we ever really given this chore much thought? Whether you're shovelling at work or at home, there are some things you should consider.

[Resource] Social Prescribing Asset Maps

Healthy Aging Alberta

Healthy Aging Alberta's Phase 2 Social Prescribing for Older Adults program implementation involved community asset mapping workshops to uncover programs, services and resources that Link Workers could connect older adults to. We are sharing the asset maps developed for: Jasper, Whitecourt, Red Deer

[Report] Consultations on the social and economic impacts of ageism in Canada: “What we heard” report

Laura Kadowaki, Barbara McMillan, Kahir Lalji

Click HERE to read the full reportPDF DOWNLOADIntroductionThe Forum of Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Ministers Responsible for Seniors (Seniors Forum) has been working to address the social and economic impacts of ageism on older adults in Canada. The World Health Organization defines ag

[Article] 7 Ways to Support a Person With Dementia in Cold Weather

Alzheimer's UK -Samantha Shillabeer

Click HERE to read the full articleWinter can be a particularly difficult time for somebody living with dementia. The bad weather and colder temperatures can bring specific challenges, and can sometimes make symptoms temporarily worse. What’s more, people with dementia aren’t always able to com

[Resource] Printable Tip Sheet: Winter Safety Tips For Older Adults

HealthinAging

Click HERE to view the full resource or download belowWhen the temperature drops, older adults run a higher risk of health problems and injuries related to the weather, including hypothermia, frostbite, and falls in ice and snow. Like most things in life, it is better to be prepared. Here are a few

[Resource] Cold Weather Safety for Older Adults

National Institute on Aging

Click HERE to access the full resourceCold Weather Safety for Older AdultsMedical conditions and cold weatherWhat is hypothermia?Preventing unsafe exposure to cold outdoorsStaying warm indoorsOlder adults have a higher chance of being affected by cold weather. Changes that come with aging can make i

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