Allied and Partner Organizations
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.
Community Links is a province-wide organization in Nova Scotia that supports the establishment of age-friendly, inclusive communities by linking with others to promote needed changes. Community Links uses a community development model and supports the work of coalition members who are interested in making communities more age-friendly and in promoting healthy aging, with an emphasis on physical activity and other factors that help prevent falls.
CanAge is an independent nonprofit advocacy organization that educates, empowers and mobilizes people on the issues that matter most to older Canadians. CanAge works collaboratively with corporate, nonprofit organizations, the media and governments to amplify seniors’ issues, influence policy, and effect change. Our work includes: Advocacy; Education & Knowledge Mobilization; Partnership & Coalition Building; Policy & Program Development; Elder Friendly Audits & Toolkit.
Canadian Red Cross
The Canadian Red Cross helps people and communities in Canada and around the world in times of need and support them in strengthening their resilience. As one of Canada’s leading humanitarian charities, the Canadian Red Cross improves the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world.
Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (CNPEA)
The Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (CNPEA) runs the sole Pan-Canadian knowledge hub focused on elder abuse. CNPEA connects people and organizations, fosters the exchange of reliable information, and advances program and policy development on issues related to preventing the abuse of older adults. They do this work at the local, regional, provincial/territorial, and national levels. CNPEA aims to increase their collective capacity to respond to, and prevent the abuse of older people. They envision a Canadian society where older adults are valued, respected, and live free from abuse.
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is the most established, most extensive community mental health organization in Canada. Through a presence in more than 330 communities across every province and one territory, CMHA provides advocacy, programs and resources that help to prevent mental health problems and illnesses, support recovery and resilience, and enable all Canadians to flourish and thrive.
CIHR Institute of Aging
The Institute of Aging (IA) was established by the CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research) to support research, to promote healthy aging and to address causes, prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, support systems, and palliation for a wide range of conditions associated with aging. Its goal is to improve the quality of life and health of older Canadians by understanding and addressing or preventing the consequences of a wide range of factors associated with aging.
Canadian Frailty Network
The Canadian Frailty Network (CFN) is Canada’s sole network devoted to improving care for older Canadians living with frailty and supporting their families and caregivers. CFN does this by increasing recognition and assessment of frailty, increasing evidence for decision making, advancing evidence-based changes to care, educating the next generation of care providers, and by engaging with older adults and caregivers.
Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL)
The Canadian Centre for Elder Law is dedicated to improving the lives of older adults in their relationship to the law. In July 2003, the B.C. Law Institute formally established the Canadian Centre for Elder Law. The mandate of the CCEL includes research, law reform, and education relating to legal issues of interest to older adults. Today, the CCEL is recognized for its expertise in Elder Law issues both in Canada and internationally.The objectives of the Canadian Centre for Elder Law are: to enrich and inform the lives of older adults with the law; to meet the increasing need for legal education and research in relation to legal issues having particular significance for older adults; and, to serve as a national focal point for this emergent field. To current knowledge, it appears to be the only such Centre in the world and is currently serving as a model of interest for several other countries.
Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health (CCSMH)
The Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health (CCSMH) works to ensure that seniors' mental health is recognized as a key Canadian health and wellness issue. CCSMH facilitates initiatives related to enhancing and promoting seniors’ mental health resources.