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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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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