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CANADA | Feb 23, 2024

[News] Mother Tongues, Memories, and Movement: Inside a Culturally Appropriate Program for Immigrant Seniors

Click HERE to read the full articleThe Gaia Community Care and Wellness Society (Gaia Cares) operated a weekly wellness program for Chinese-speaking seniors. The organization facilitates activities such as ping pong and board games, drawing and more. Gaia Cares aims to provide a supportive environm

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Bridging the age gap, together

There’s an old saying that ‘age is just a number’ yet, all too often, it needlessly drives a wedge between generations due to ageist pre-conceptions. The truth is that, when younger and older p

Canada Summer Jobs 2022

CSJ is a program under the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy, which aims to provide flexible and holistic services to help all young Canadians develop the skills and gain paid work experience to su

Canadian Donors Giving More to Charity

Article originally published at: https://afpglobal.org/news/canadian-donors-giving-more-charity   Canadian donors gave almost $1000 to charity, on average, according to the 2021 What Canadian Do

Caregiving in Canada: Challenges and Opportunities Shaping a National Conversation

Caregiving is an issue that affects all Canadians. One in four Canadians is a caregiver for someone with a long-term health condition, disability or need related to aging at some point in their lives.

Community Partnerships Key to Supporting Seniors During the Pandemic

United Way of the Lower Mainland has released a new study that explores and assesses how community agencies across B.C. worked to support older adults to stay safe at home during COVID-19.   Commis

Community Residential Care Survey: Supporting Mental Health

Do you or a family member/friend live in a Community Residential Care Facility? If yes, please consider taking a few minutes to complete this survey. The Canadian Coalition for Senior’s Mental Heal

Event: Cannabis and Older Adults

Canadians aged 65+ are the smallest but fastest growing group of cannabis users. Exciting research is being conducted exploring how cannabis might be used in areas such as dementia and pain management

Government of Canada Launches Call for Innovative Concepts to Prevent and Eliminate Homelessness

Originally published on Charity Village. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Ahmed Hussen, launched a call for concepts for innovative projects to prevent and eliminate homel

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