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Healthy Aging CORE Canada

The national knowledge hub connecting organizations that support and advance independent living for older Canadians

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Recent News

First National CBSS Summit held in Ottawa

Over 300 participants gathered in Ottawa for the 2024 Community-Based Seniors' Services (CBSS) Sector Summit June 2nd to 4th

Half of racialized people have experienced discrimination or unfair treatment in the past five years

Using pooled data from six waves of the Canadian Social Survey, it is possible to examine the intersection of various characteristics of people who have experienced discrimination.

Upcoming Trainings & Events

Webinars, workshops, conferences, symposia, and other training and events relevant to healthy aging are listed by date and also indicated on a monthly calendar. Training modules and curricula, archived webinars, and other training resources are also available in the Resources section.


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.

Compensation and Benefits Survey and Resources

HR Intervals (Imagine Canada)

Compensation and Benefits Survey and Resources

Building capacity for innovation in the social sector

Imagine Canada

This report is dedicated to identifying and assessing social sector perceptions of motivations, assets and needs around capacity for innovation.

An Evolving Landscape: Reflecting Canada’s Philanthropic Foundations

Dr. Michele Fugiel Gartner

In this report from Philanthropic Foundations Canada, a qualitative exploratory design draws together previous literature and new empirical data through ethnography, desk research, and semi-structured interviews. This report draws attention to what is known and points to changes in Canada’s philan


Discussion groups are where CORE participants can share information and stories, ask questions, learn, and collaborate. Open discussion groups can be accessed by any member of CORE; closed groups are available by invitation only.

Programs and Initiatives

Programs and Initiatives profiled on Healthy Aging CORE provide examples of the important work being done by local, provincial, and national organizations and the value of these programs and initiatives in promoting health and well-being and fostering resilience for older adults seniors.

About Us

Healthy Aging CORE (Collaborative Online Resources and Education) is a platform to connect local, regional, provincial, and national non-profit, government, and academic organizations and coalitions that focus on programs, services, policies, practices, and research aimed at supporting older Canadians to age in place in their homes and communities.
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