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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

Canadian Seniors Planning Day of Action on Climate on Oct. 1, 2024

To date, more than 40 centres are organizing a climate action on October 1st.

Caring for our caregivers: The power of social prescriptions

Article on the needs of caregivers and the benefits of social prescribing

Healthy Aging CORE Research Spotlight: July 2024

Research Spotlight: Housing Assessment Resource ToolsAffordable housing is a growing need for low-income people across Canada, including the many low-income seniors who are living on fixed incomes. Th

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.

[Podcast] Demystifying Community Housing

IRPP Policy Options

Demystifying Community Housing is a special series from the IRPP’s Policy Options Podcast that aims to have a broad conversation about community housing, its role in addressing Canada’s housing crisis and how public policy can support the building of a strong and resilient community-housing se

[Report] A Human Rights-Based Calculation of Canada’s Housing Supply Shortages

Carolyn Whitzman

This report, A Human Rights-Based Calculation of Canada’s Housing Shortages, is commissioned by the Federal Housing Advocate. It focuses on evidence related to housing need divided by income category, household size, and priority population to conclude there exists a current shortfall of three mil


Robert Morrissey, Chair

Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities


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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