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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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Movember Foundation

Men’s health is in crisis. Men are dying on average 5 years earlier than women, and for largely preventable reasons. A growing number of men – around 10.8M globally – are facing life with a pros

8 80 Cities

8 80 Cities is a non-profit organization based out of Toronto. They believe that if everything they do in their cities is great for an 8-year-old and an 80-year-old, then it will be great for all peop

ParticipACTION - Initiatives for all levels of physical activity

Organization: ParticipACTION (PA) is Canada’s premier physical activity brand. PA helps Canadians sit less and move more through innovative engagement initiatives and thought leadership. Our vision

PaRx, A Prescription for Nature

PaRx, or A Prescription for Nature, is a national nature prescription program that Parks Canada has recently joined. Studies are showing that increased time in nature can help with anxiety and mental

Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN)

https://grandmothersadvocacy.org/   GRAN is a dynamic network of volunteers from across Canada working together to influence policy change and stimulate effective action in Canada and international

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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