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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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LINKages Society of Alberta

LINKages vision is a strong and vibrant community where youth and seniors thrive. Innovative programs build bridges between generations by connecting youth and seniors in ways that are mutually benefi

Manitoba Association of Senior Centres and Age Friendly Manitoba Initiative

Manitoba Association of Senior Centres (MASC) is a provincial focal point to facilitate healthy aging connected to community life, for older Manitobans and their families by integrating program design

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

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

McMaster Optimal Aging Portal

The McMaster Optimal Aging Portal (the Portal) is a free website for older adults, caregivers of older adults, clinicians, public health professionals, and policymakers to access evidence-based inform

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

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

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

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


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