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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.

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Storytelling Alberta - StoryShare Services

StoryShare is a free story-based outreach service for Calgary and area seniors that aims to enhance a client’s quality of life and deepen his or her connection to the community. StoryShare is an ini

The Jewish Seniors Alliance of Greater Vancouver (JSA)

The Jewish Seniors Alliance of Greater Vancouver (JSA) is a non-profit charity, volunteer driven organization for all seniors over the age of 55, regardless of their gender, culture, ethnicity, sexual

The Mentoring Plus Strategy

The Mentoring Plus Strategy is a 4-year pilot project in Nova Scotia that taps the immense knowledge of retirees as a resource to mentor people 16+ to improve their lives and career paths while reduci

University of Manitoba – Centre on Aging

The Centre on Aging, University of Manitoba, was established on July 1, 1982, with a mandate to serve as a focal point for the conduct of research on aging. The Centre has developed a national and int

Gateway Rural Health

Gateway Rural Health, based in Goderich Ontario, aims to improve the health and quality of life of rural residents in Huron, Perth, Grey, and Bruce Counties. Founded in 2008, this not-for-profit is go

Caregiver Centered Care Course - University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Caregiver Centered Care is person-centered care for family caregivers. It is about a collaborative working relationship between families and health and community care professionals. This means suppo

Building Relations - Bronson RISE, Kateri Native Ministry

Program Description: In collaboration with Bronson RISE, the Kateri Native Ministry is embarking on Building Relations, a new intergenerational program bringing together elders of all different cultu

Aurora Home at Parkview Place

Connexus is working in partnership with the District of Vanderhoof, Northern Health and BC Housing to develop a home for Seniors living with Dementia.   This is a very exciting pilot project and is

Centre on Aging at University of Manitoba

The Centre on Aging, University of Manitoba, was established on July 1, 1982, with a mandate to serve as a focal point for the conduct of research on aging. The Centre has developed a national and int

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