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RECORDING: November Network Gathering

Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council

  A Network Gathering on November 24th provided an opportunity for Network members to share information about current and emerging collaborative initiatives and to participate in a discussion of the current environment. Mariam Elghahuagi, Project Manager of Healthy Aging Alberta, presented filter

Improving mobility and quality of life for older adults

Portland State University

As we get older, transportation provides a vital link between home and community. Without reliable and easy ways to get around, many older adults (especially those who live alone) have limited access to essentials like groceries and medicine, let alone social interaction. A new report from the Unive

Understanding the evolving transport needs of older adults and persons with disabilities in Edmonton, Canada

University of Alberta

A team at the University of Alberta is looking to speak with older Edmontonians about their experiences using public transit. READ MORE HERE

Studies show how neighbourhoods may help preserve older adults' cognitive health

Medical and Life Sciences News

Three University of Michigan studies show that urban and suburban neighbourhoods that provide opportunities for socialization, physical activity, and intellectual stimulation may help preserve older adults' cognitive health. This research offers evidence for the importance of community-based senior

Centering Community Development in Fair Housing Principles

Lisa Rice, Nonprofit Quarterly

This article is the sixth in our series—Community Development: National Leaders’ Visions—that NPQ, in partnership with the CEO Circle, an informal network of BIPOC community economic development leaders, is publishing in the coming weeks. The series focuses on identifying what is required to a

AVOID Frailty

Canadian Frailty Network

Over 1.6 million older Canadians live with frailty. This number may be higher, as frailty frequently goes undetected and screening is not conducted consistently. As Canada ages, it is estimated that in ten years this number will rise to over 2 million older adults living with frailty. Frailty becom

Therapeutic rituals to overcome grief

McMaster Optimal Aging Portal

If you have lost a loved one during the COVID-19 pandemic or any other traumatic event, you may still be struggling to grieve. From one country to another, from one community to another, and from one historical period to another, funeral rites help to overcome the death of a loved one by allowing mo

Food insecurity and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic

Statistics Canada

A study released in December 2020 shows that 14.6 per cent of Canadians were estimated to live in a food-insecure household. Canadian households that experienced food insecurity were significantly more likely to perceive their mental health as fair or poor and to report moderate or severe anxiety.

December 5 - International Volunteer Day

United Nations

International Volunteer Day (IVD) mandated by the UN General Assembly, is held each year on 5 December. It is viewed as a unique chance for volunteers and organizations to celebrate their efforts, to share their values, and to promote their work among their communities, non-governmental organization


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