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COVID-19 Booster Doses: Information and Resources from the Public Health Agency of Canada

Public Health Agency of Canada

Vaccines reduce the risks of severe illness and death from COVID-19, but protection fades over time. With the return to indoor activities this fall and winter, there may be a greater risk of COVID-19 illness. That’s why we are reminding people in Canada to get a booster if it’s been: 6 month

Digital Inclusion, Online Participation and Health Promotion: Promising Practices From Community-Led Participatory Journalism

Kate Mulligan

A growing body of evidence demonstrates that digital inclusion mediates access to other social determinants of health – directly, through access to and literacy in technologies or services, and indirectly, by supporting people’s capacity to participate fully and equitably in civic and cultural l

We Must Prioritize Nonprofit Leaders’ Rest and Healing, and Here Are Some Cool Funders Doing That

Vu Le, Nonprofit AF

Our sector is complicated. On one hand, this work is fulfilling and meaningful and it is a privilege to be able to do it. On the other hand, it can be soul-crushingly stressful. It consumes us, demanding more and more, constantly taking. It takes our sleep. It takes our health. It ruins our natural

Driving & Dementia Roadmap - Support for the Driving with Dementia Journey

Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

When a person has been diagnosed with dementia, making the decision to stop driving can be a difficult time for the individual, their families, friends, and healthcare teams. Complex concerns come with determining when it’s time to hang up the keys: How can this topic be approached in a respectfu

Understanding and Responding to Domestic Violence in Dementia Care

Elder Abuse

Please find the slides deck shared during the event attached The CORE Alberta Elder Abuse group hosted Carolyn Mitchell, and Samantha Norberg, who presented on this important topic. This presentation explored the complex relationship between dementia and domestic violence and how It helps fami

Systematic Review of Social Prescribing and Older Adults: Where to From Here?

Amanda Percival, Christie Newton, Kate Mulligan, Robert J Petrella, and Maureen C Ashe

Social prescribing is a person-centred model of care with emphases on lessening the impact of unmet social needs, supporting the delivery of personalised care, and reducing non-medical resource use in the primary care setting. The purpose of this systematic review was to synthesize the effect of soc

Recording: Re-orienting Health and Social Services for Older Adults: Provincial Strategies for Community-Based Seniors Services

CORE Canada

In September, 2022, CORE Canada launched a series of monthly 90-minute sessions focused on Mobilizing to Promote Health and Well-Being for Older Adults. This health promotion series builds on the recent webinars offered by The National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health (NCCDH) and Heal

Resources to Support Active Aging at Home

Active Aging Canada

There are so many resources available to help older adults stay active at home. Active Aging Canada shares a few ideas to stay active, stay safe and maintain physical distancing.


Connecting People & Community for Living Well

You can access the recording HERE Please find the slides deck shared during the event attached On September 27, 2022, the Connecting People & Community for Living Well provincial CORE group had its first Partners' Meeting of the 2022-2023 season! This is a one-hour time slot facilitated by


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