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CANADA | Apr 16, 2024

[Article] The New Ideal Workplace: How Flexibility Benefits Caregivers - and Everyone Else

Click HERE to read the full articleOne in four Canadians, excluding parents, identifies as a caregiver – a figure that is projected to rise to 50% of Canadians in the future. Additionally, 58% of Canadian families include children (2021 Census). With an aging population, employees with unpaid

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Men's Shed Association of BC Conference - Video Recap and Grant Opportunity

With local, provincial, national, and international participation and presentations, the recent Men's Shed Association of B.C. Conference was an important milestone for celebrating and growing the Men

Neglected No More offers a prescription for improving the lives of aging Canadians

On March 8, 2020, in the early stages of the pandemic, the Globe and Mail published a column by its long-time health reporter André Picard. Picard warned that long-term care homes and other resid

November is Fall Prevention Month

Why we need Fall Prevention Month: Falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations among Canadian older adults. 20-30% of older adults fall each year [1] Falls are the leading cau

November is Men's Health Awareness Month

November is Men's Health Awareness Month, a time when the Movember Foundation raises awareness of and support for those tackling prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health, and suicide. By 2030

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month (CSAM) in Canada

Cyber Security Awareness Month is an internationally recognized campaign held each October to help the public learn more about the importance of cyber security. This campaign helps Canadians stay secu

Recorded Webinar: Summit Preview Keynote Series: What is Social Prescribing?

Social prescribing - the practice of medical practitioners connecting patients to community supports to improve health and well-being - was pioneered in the U.K .and is now gaining a foothold in Canad

September 30th, 2021: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30, 2021 marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, commemorating the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families, and their communities. Confronting t

Shaping the Future of Care Closer to Home for Older Adults

Have your say in a national conversation about what supports are needed for older adults to live at home. Older people should be free to choose to age in place – meaning people should be supported

Sophisticated crypto scams targeting B.C. residents through social media and dating sites

Vancouver and Surrey – The B.C. RCMP, British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC), Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) and municipal police are warning the public about an emerging trend of fraudste

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