Healthy Aging CORE Canada
The national knowledge hub connecting organizations that support and advance independent living for older Canadians
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Ipsos Poll: Twenty Three Percent of Canadians Now Rely on Charities to Meet Essential Needs
62% of Canadians expecting to need charitable services in the next six months say they cannot keep up with the cost of living; new data highlights why charities are struggling to keep up with demandTO
Healthy Aging CORE Research Spotlight - May 2023
Research Spotlight: Canadian Institute for Health InformationThe Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) provides comparable and actionable data and information that are used to accelerate im
[News] Government of Canada funds more than 3,000 projects across Canada to empower seniors in their communities
News releaseMay 23, 2023 Winnipeg, Manitoba Employment and Social Development CanadaSeniors have made and continue to make significant and valuable co
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.
Jun 1, 2023 @ 12:00 AM (PDT)
NEW Brunswick Intergenerational Day Tea Party – June 1st
Jun 1, 2023, @ 9:00 AM (PDT)
30th John K. Friesen Conference: Forging New Frontiers in Aging Research
Jun 1, 2023, @ 10:00 AM (PDT)
Let’s Talk: Dementia Awareness in Intergenerational Programming
Jun 1, 2023, @ 11:00 AM (PDT)
Winnipeg - Rainbow Resource Centre's Intergenerational Tea Party
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.
On emergency preparedness, with Barbara McMillan and Amaan Fazal
Healthy Aging CORE and HelpAge Canada
Emergencies can strike at any time, and older people are especially vulnerable. Barbara McMillan and Amaan Fazal with United Way British Columbia cover the top three tips you need to know to make sure your older friend or family member has what they need to survive an emergency, and share United Way
[Research Paper] Intergenerational Programs: A Review of the Empirical Literature
Rachelle Patille & Habib Chaudhury
The objective of this paper is to provide a review of the empirical literature that relates to intergenerational programming, particularly focusing on the Canadian context. The specific purpose of the review is to identify types of programs, activities, and participants as well as outcomes for the p
Intergenerational Programs Database
Generations United collects and shares information on intergenerational programs. This database allows you to search programs below by keywords or state.Click HERE to access the database.
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.
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.learn more