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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

[News] What aging in place can look like: Golden Girls and NORCs

More Canadian seniors are choosing to avoid institutional living in favour of ‘aging in place.’ CBC’s Christine Birak breaks down why seniors are making this choice and what some alternatives lo

[Radio] Advice on advocating for Canadian seniors

CanAge CEO Laura Tamblyn takes your questions about seniors' rights, and how to advocate for older Canadians.Click HERE to listen

Call for Lived Experiences: WHO Commission on Social Connection (Deadline: May 31, 2024)

The WHO Commission on Social Connection is looking for individuals who have experienced social isolation and loneliness to share their stories, insights, and advice.Commissioners are committed to live

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.

[Award Nomination] Peter Henderson Bryce Award

First Nations Child and Family Caring Society

This award honours the work of health professionals who have overcome personal and professional challenges and risks to stand up for the rights of First Nations, Métis and Inuit children.

[Website] Centre of Expertise for Standards and Research on Accessibility

Accessibility Standards Canada

Accessibility Standards Canada’s Centre of Expertise was created to centralize and facilitate access to Accessibility Standards Canada’s:standards, including those being co-developed and under development, andresearch that has received funding through our grants and contributions program.All st

[Website] Mobility Access Participation Project

MAP Project

Many Canadians have different types of disabilities that affect their ability participate freely within their communities. The main goal of the MAP project (“Towards Barrier-Free Communities: A Partnership for Improving Mobility, Access and Participation Among People with Disabilities”) is to su


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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