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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

[Announcement] The Chrysalis Innovation Challenge

Calling all changemakers! Are you passionate about creating a better future for older adults? Do you have a brilliant idea, program, or technology that empowers them to live with choice, dignity, and

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.

[RESOURCE] Launch of GBA+ Toolkit


Honouring Spaces for 2S+ & IndigiQueer Inclusivity,” toolkit.

A positive step forward: Helping older adults stay active and healthy by walking outdoors

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

In the most recent Statistics Canada survey on exercise for older Canadians, 42% of respondents reported walking outside less than three days a week. Yet research suggests that walking outdoors, especially in nature, provides physical and emotional benefits. The reverse is also true: limited outdoor

[Report] Final report of the Expert Panel: Supporting Canadians aging at home: Ensuring quality of life as we age

National Seniors Council members

Click HERE to read the reportExecutive summaryOn October 6, 2022, the Minister of Seniors and the Minister of Health announced that the National Seniors Council (the Council) would serve as the Expert Panel on Supporting Canadians Aging at Home (the Expert Panel). The Expert Panel was asked to provi


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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