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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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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

Carma House - Wellspring

Wellspring Calgary is a charitable organization with a vision to ensure no one has to face cancer alone. Founded in 2007, Wellspring Calgary is a warm and welcoming community that offers programs and

Fraser Lake Age-Friendly Action Plan

Overview: The Fraser Lake Age-friendly Action Plan is a set of goals, initiatives, and actions that contribute to making Fraser Lake municipality an age-friendly community and region where older adul

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

National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE)

Description: The National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE) is a not-for-profit charitable organization created in 2005 from the Networks of Centres of Excellence New Initiatives grant. W


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