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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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HCA Student Research Supports Local Senior's Group

St. Lawrence College

This article discusses how graduating students in the Health Care Administration program dedicated 28 weeks of their Capstone Research Project to investigating the growing trends in Social Prescribing in health care in Canada. The research focused on learning more about how social prescribing can

Family Violence Awareness Materials

Government of Alberta

Family violence awareness videos and posters available

[Recorded Webinar] CORE 101 Training Session

CORE Alberta, CORE BC, CORE National

In this introductory session, the Healthy Aging CORE Alberta and BC teams will provide a general overview of the CORE platforms, their linkages to the vision of Healthy Aging Alberta and Healthy Aging BC, how they can be used in the work of the Community-Based Seniors Serving (CBSS) sector and its allies, and the benefits of the platform for connections and networking.

[Report] 7 Steps Toward Better CPP/QPP Claiming Decisions: Shifting the Paradigm on how we help Canadians

National Institute on Ageing

7 Steps Toward Better CPP/QPP Claiming Decisions: Shifting the Paradigm on how we help Canadians

Social Prescription - Could this be the cure? Dr. Kate Mulligan on Tea with Li

Li Koo

This video explores the concept of social prescribing, emphasizing the role of non-medical interventions in improving health outcomes. Dr. Kate Mulligan discusses how healthcare visits can include activities like hiking, engaging with the arts, or connecting with the community, recognizing that soci

Social Prescribing – Living Well in YOUR Community

Linda Anderson

This article discusses social prescribing and how it can be used to treat the root causes of illness, not just symptoms, by connecting individuals with activities like mental health support, social inclusion, and practical assistance. Community connectors collaborate with patients to design personal

[Article] Study: "Sandwiched" between multiple unpaid caregiving responsibilities

Statistics Canada

Released: 2024-04-02Who provides unpaid care in Canada's care economy? In 2022, 13.4 million Canadians aged 15 years and older (42%)—over two in five people in this age group—provided unpaid care in the previous 12 months to children younger than 15 years old or to youth aged 15 ye

[Webinar Recording] Forward with Dementia Webinar: Promoting Hope Through Culturally-Specific Dementia Resources

Schlegal-UW Research Institute

Previously recorded webinar from January 24, 2024. People living with dementia and caregivers have a right to information that is aligned with their unique culture, and can support them to live fulfilling lives and have hope for their future.It is critical that resources and education are culturall


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