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CANADA | Jan 26, 2023

Call for contributions extended – Submit a case study for the 2023 UN Decade of Healthy Ageing Progress Report

Submissions extended to 3 February 2023! Are you taking action during the UN Decade of Healthy Ageing to achieve change with and for older people? We want to hear from you! The United Nations will publish in 2023 a progress report on the UN Decade of Healthy Ageing's implementation. The repor

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BC Provincial Summit on Aging 2022: Teaser Sessions

As a sneak preview for the upcoming BC Provincial Summit on Aging on April 28 & 29, 2022, this Fall we will be hosting a series of 60-minute virtual international keynotes and discussions that you

Civil Society Mapping and Engagement Initiative

Civil society organizations within and beyond the sector of ageing (such as built environments, media and communication, legal entities, research, civic participation or community services) represent

Back-to-School with Canada HomeShare: Intergenerational Living Embraced by Students and Older Adults

This year, back-to-school for many post-secondary students and older adults across Canada looks different. Canada HomeShare, an intergenerational housing program that addresses social isolation by bri

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

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

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

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

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