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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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Senior Centre Without Walls (SCWW)

Description: Senior Centre Without Walls (SCWW) offers a unique opportunity for Manitobans, 55 years of age and older, to join educational and recreational programs from the comfort of their own home

Village Improv for Alzheimer's

Program Description: Village Improv for Alzheimer’s (VIA) offers an innovative approach to person-centred dementia care. They use improvised theatre and storytelling to create meaningful activity fo

Transportation Options Network for Seniors (TONS) Inc.

TONS is a not for profit organization that informs and educates Manitobans on the transportation options that promote quality of life and aging in place. As a Provincial organization, TONS works with

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

Men's Sheds Canada

Men's Sheds Canada is volunteer-based organization, run by men for men, which facilitates and enables older men to gather, socialize and make new relationships while working on individual projects or

Canada HomeShare

Canada HomeShare™ is an intergenerational housing solution. They work to match older adult home providers with students to create mutually beneficial living solutions. Their work aims to support ag

Seniors Social Supports - Calgary Seniors' Resource Society

Organization Description: Calgary Seniors’ Resource Society is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a depth of support that creates meaningful and effective change in seniors’ ov

Heart and Stroke

Description: Heart & Stroke is a leading funder of life-saving research, which has led to breakthroughs such as heart transplant surgery and a revolutionary stroke treatment that cuts deaths by 5

Redefining Retirement

Organization Description: The Redefining Retirement program is facilitated by a partnership of two Nova Scotia organizations: The Acadia Entrepreneurship Centre, is a university-based non-profit o


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