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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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Canada’s Volunteer Awards program

The call for nominations is now open until March 4, 2022. For more information on the nomination process, please visit the Guidelines for nomination page. Canada’s Volunteer Awards The object

Transforming places for later lives: Localities strategy 2021

By 2040, more than 40% of the UK population will be aged 50 or over. But we're not ageing evenly everywhere. One in three local authorities – mostly rural and coastal – already have population

The Pernicious Reach of Ageism

Originally published: https://www.nextavenue.org/ageism-health-impacts/   As the U.S. grapples with all forms of prejudice, ageism remains under most people's radar. Some researchers say ageism is

Canada HomeShare: Upcoming Info Sessions in Ontario

Canada HomeShare is a program run by the National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE) that matches older adults (55+) with a spare room in their home who would benefit from receiving additio

Government of Canada launches call for proposals for national funders to support charities and not-for-profits

Charities and not-for-profits are at the forefront of addressing communities’ needs, especially during the COVID‑19 pandemic. However, many of them are struggling to recover and adapt their servic

CAGP/CCSMH Vision Award 2021 - Margaret Gillis

The CAGP/CCSMH Vision Award recognizes any program, corporation, non-governmental organization or individual helping to combat ageism and stigma, and/or highlight and promote the strengths associated

How to Repair Long-Term Care in Canada

In the early months of the pandemic, Canadians were shocked by a cascade of deaths in long-term care homes. By mid-2020, 80% of COVID-19 deaths in Canada were in these facilities. That our vulnerabl

How to verify the CRA has contacted you

With the holidays just around the corner, scammers could contact you pretending to be from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Scammers are trying to trick individuals into making payments, and we’re d

Apply to become a member of the Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is launching an open Call for Applications for the Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector (ACCS). The mandate of the ACCS is to engage in meaningful dialogue with

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