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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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Seniors Dig-IT

Happy International Day of Education! Today, the importance of education and the power it has to change lives is celebrated. At Seniors Dig-it, the belief is that education should be accessible to eve

Canada HomeShare

Canada HomeShare is a program that matches older homeowners with compatible individuals who are looking for affordable housing. The program aims to provide a solution to the challenges of aging alone,

Bronson Centre

The Bronson Centre is a community center located in Ottawa, Canada. The organization's mission is to provide a safe and inclusive space for individuals and families in the community to gather, learn,

Abbeyfield Houses Society of Canada

The Abbeyfield Houses Society of Canada is a non-profit organization that operates housing for seniors in Canada. The organization's mission is to provide safe, comfortable and affordable housing for

Oasis Aging in Place

The Oasis Senior Supportive Living Inc. program is designed to strengthen and sustain healthy communities of older adults by addressing important determinants of healthy aging such as isolation, nutri

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

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

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

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


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