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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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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

IRIS: Increasing Recreation Involving Seniors

Program Introduction IRIS: Increasing Recreation Involving Seniors, a program of Castlegar CRN, part of the BCCRN. Supporting local seniors by creating inclusive and diverse opportunities for recreat

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

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

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

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

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


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