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

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Recent News

Call for contributions extended – Submit a case study for the 2023 UN Decade of Healthy Ageing Progress Report

Submissions extended to 3 February 2023! Are you taking action during the UN Decade of Healthy Ageing to achieve change with and for older people? We want to hear from you! The United Nations w

Federal tax credit for multi-generational home renovations good start but not enough, experts say

More families are opting to live together in multi-generational homes amid rising costs and housing challenges.Morie Ford and her husband have been 'empty nesters' for the past 15 years. But that cha

New pathway to partnership opens with CRA draft guidance on qualifying disbursements

Jacqueline Dwyer calls 2023 a year of celebration. It’s a year when she will mark a full decade of feeding the hungry, an effort that now stretches across 33 different neighbourhoods of the Greater

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.

On the Challenges facing Older People in Eastern and Western Ukraine with Victoriia Panchenko

Healthy Aging CORE Canada and HelpAge Canada

Victoriia Panchenko from Slavyansk, Donetsk, Ukraine served as a volunteer with HelpAge at the beginning of the conflict, 2014,  in Eastern Ukraine. She joined the HelpAge staff in 2015, bringing her great passion to help older people in the conflict. She currently serves a Program Lead in the West

Humanity Financial's Grant Scan Funding Info Resource

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Having financial options makes the difference. Humanity Financial Management Inc. helps with knowledge.They develop videos and resources for training directors, board members and bookkeepers, and they provide tools for effective financial management.There is a wealth of free content for you to enjoy

On Aging: Canadian Conversations - On Elder Abuse, with Marta Hajek

Healthy Aging CORE Canada and HelpAge Canada

Marta Hajek is the Executive Director of Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario. Currently serving as the Executive Director of Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario, Marta has been engaged in EA Prevention since 2013. Prior to that, as Director of Operations, Marta helped coordinate the rollout of the ON211 I &am


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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