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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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Forgotten lives: The experiences of trans older adults with dementia

This project, entitled Forgotten lives: The experiences of trans older adults with dementia, is led by two professors in the School of Social Work at the University of Ottawa, Marjorie Silverman (cisg

CanAge & InterGen Studio Survey - 2021

Feeling connected and having strong relationships with others are important to a person’s health and well-being. Unfortunately, many Canadians lack strong social connections or interactions with fam

Connecting Families: Affordable high-speed Internet for low-income seniors and families

On August 11th, 2021, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, and the Honourable Deb Schulte, Minister of Seniors announced the second phase of the C

Date announced for $500 one-time payment, and Old Age Security to be automatically increased by almost $100 over the coming year

The Old Age Security (OAS) pension provides retirement income security for seniors because it maintains its value over time, even as prices increase. Today, Canada’s Minister of Seniors, Deb Schult

Canadian Standards for Long Term Care – Update, Opportunities for Input and a CCSMH Report

The Health Services Organization (HSO) and the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) are each developing national standards for long-term care in Canada.  The HSO standards will address ‘the deliver

December 3rd - International Day of Persons With Disabilities

An estimated 46% of people aged 60 years and older live with a disability. Persons with disabilities are less likely to access health care, education, and employment and to participate in the communi

Video: How to Interaction with Someone Living with Dementia

Do you know how best to talk to or support someone living with dementia? This video highlights a real situation anyone could encounter while out in the community. We can all help. Be patient, listen a

What kind of life do you want for the Future You?

How we think about aging today will define our future. When we let ageism shape our thoughts, behaviours and policies, we harm older Canadians today, and we also impact the lives that we hope to li

2022 Call for CAGP/CCSMH Awards

Award Overview: CAGP/CCSMH SENIORS’ MENTAL HEALTH OUTSTANDING CARE & INTEGRATIVE PRACTICE AWARD In recognition of an individual, team, service or program leading outstanding seniors’ mental

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