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CANADA | May 29, 2024

[News] What aging in place can look like: Golden Girls and NORCs

More Canadian seniors are choosing to avoid institutional living in favour of ‘aging in place.’ CBC’s Christine Birak breaks down why seniors are making this choice and what some alternatives look like.Click HERE to watch the video

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[Radio] Advice on advocating for Canadian seniors

CanAge CEO Laura Tamblyn takes your questions about seniors' rights, and how to advocate for older Canadians.Click HERE to listen

Call for Lived Experiences: WHO Commission on Social Connection (Deadline: May 31, 2024)

The WHO Commission on Social Connection is looking for individuals who have experienced social isolation and loneliness to share their stories, insights, and advice.Commissioners are committed to live

[Article] It’s time to move forward!

Click HERE to learn moreAsk Margaret Gillis why a United Nations Convention on the Rights of Older Persons is necessary in Canada, she will rhyme off a handful of reasons right off the top of her head

[Article] Accessibility is the Key to Unlocking Age-Friendly Communities

Most people are unaware of the need for accessibility until it touches them personally. In Canada, where 1 in 4 individuals have a disability and 47% of adults have a relationship with someone who doe

Healthy Aging CORE Research Spotlight: May 2024

Research Spotlight: CanAssistCanAssist is an organization of the University of Victoria that is dedicated to helping people with disabilities improve their quality of life and to increasing awareness

[News] When nonprofit staff are paid so low they qualify for their org’s services

A while ago, at the request of some colleagues, I talked about “Nonprofit Math” and created a little video that went viral. One of the examples I brought up was “paying your staff so little tha

[News] Social prescribing: giving a name to whole-person care

Dr. Dominik Nowak outlines how the Centre for Effective Practice and other resources can help clinicians connect patients to non-clinical services and programs.

[News] More than half of Alberta non-profits can’t find skilled staff: report

Employees at 28 per cent of Canadian non-profits work additional hours, taking on work previously done by volunteers

[News] Why you should stop complimenting people for being 'resilient'

This comic about resilience is written and illustrated by Connie Hanzhang Jin, is inspired by a Life Kit episode featuring Lourdes Dolores Follins and hosted by TK Dutes.

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