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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.

Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG)

The Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) is a national, multidisciplinary scientific and educational association established to provide leadership in matters related to the aging population through the creation and dissemination of knowledge in gerontological policy, practice, research and education.


Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC)

The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) collects information on fraud and identity theft. The CAFC provide information on past and current scams affecting Canadians. Older adults are more vulnerable to being victimized by fraud. CAFC helps citizens and businesses report fraud, learn about different types of fraud, recognize the warning signs of fraud and protect themselves from fraud. CAFC also provides information to law enforcement and governments in Canada and around the world.

CARP (Canadian Association for Retired Persons)

CARP (Canadian Association for Retired Persons) is Canada’s largest advocacy association for older Canadians. Today CARP has more than 320,000 members. As a non-partisan association, CARP is committed to working with all parties in government to advocate for older Canadians. Its mission is to advocate for better healthcare, financial security, and freedom from ageism. CARP members engage in polls and petitions, email their elected representatives, connect with local chapters and share stories and opinions on urgent issues.

brainXchange

The brainXchange is a network of people dedicated to improving quality of life and supports for persons with or at risk of having brain-health needs related to dementia, mental health and neurological conditions related to aging or have experienced brain health changes earlier in life that are now more complex with aging. brainXchange™ focuses on the national and provincial sharing of resources and knowledge through in-person and virtual exchange to support relationships among industry, researchers, clinicians, policy makers, people with lived experience, and care partners.

AGE-WELL

AGE-WELL NCE is Canada’s technology and aging network that is dedicated to the creation of technologies and services that benefit older adults and caregivers. Their aim is to help older Canadians maintain their independence, health and quality of life through technologies and services that increase their safety and security, support their independent living, and enhance their social participation.

Alzheimer's Society of Canada

The Alzheimer Society of Canada is the leading nationwide health charity supporting people living with all forms of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, as well as their caregivers and their families. Active in communities across Canada, the Society offers programs and support services, fundraises to advance research, advocates for policy change and increases public awareness.

Active Aging Research Team at UBC

Active Aging Research Team at UBC brings together scholars, community stakeholders and government to address needs, issues and opportunities of an aging society. Together they seek to positively impact the lives of older adults by focusing on key drivers of health, including social connectedness, mobility, and physical activity. Through co-leadership with communities and through cross sector collaboration AARt is leading a number of initiatives that benefit older citizens, such as the Re-imagine Aging research cluster at UBC Active Aging BC and its signature program, Choose to Move; and an Implementation Science Hub focused on older adult health promotion, the Active Aging Research Team moves best evidence into action and practice.

Aging2.0

Founded in 2012, Aging2.0 strives to accelerate innovation to address the biggest challenges and opportunities in aging. Aging2.0’s international, interdisciplinary and intergenerational community has grown to 40k+ innovators across 20+ countries. The volunteer-run chapter network, which spans 80+ cities, has hosted more than 550 events around the world. Aging2.0 is run by a “small-but-mighty” team out of San Francisco, California and Chapter Ambassadors in more than 80 cities around the globe. For more information, please email info@aging2.com.

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