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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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Aging in the Right Place (AIRP)

Aging in the Right Place (AIRP) is a multi-year, three-city research partnership led by Simon Fraser University focused on understanding what works and why when it comes to efforts at addressing homel

Community Partners in Action - Dementia Friendly Innisfail

Community Partners in Action, located in Innisfail, Alberta, wanted to raise awareness of dementia with the aim to reduce stigma. The focus of a dementia friendly community is to support people living

Connecting People and Community for Living Well - PHC IGSI

Description: The Connecting People and Community for Living Well Primary Health Care Integrated Geriatric Services Initiative (PHC IGSI) is focused on increasing capacity in community teams to provid

Connecting with Connie - Manitoba Association of Seniors Centres (MASC)

Organization: Throughout Manitoba, multi-purpose seniors’ centres serve as community focal points where older adults come together for programs, services, and activities that enhance dignity, suppor

COURAGE: Action for Better Aging initiative

Program Description As Canada’s population ages, there is an urgent need to reimagine aging to meet the clear expectations of a growing population of older adults. Over 90 per cent of older adults

Family Caregivers of British Columbia - Greater Victoria Caregiver Support Program 

  “I care about a caregiver, and I am not alone” says Jim LaMorte, a Family Caregiver of BC community member that created a Circle of Support for his friend and family caregiver, Art. Family C

Abbeyfield House Vancouver

Abbeyfield Houses of Vancouver Society operates a home for independent seniors in the Marpole area of Vancouver. Abbeyfield is a retirement home with a difference – an affordable small-scale, famil

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

AGE-WELL Knowledge Hubs and Affiliated Start-ups

AGE-WELL NCE is Canada’s technology and aging network. We are dedicated to the creation of technologies and services that benefit older adults and caregivers. Our aim is to help older Canadians main


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