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CANADA | Jul 11, 2024

[Announcement] The Chrysalis Innovation Challenge

Calling all changemakers! Are you passionate about creating a better future for older adults? Do you have a brilliant idea, program, or technology that empowers them to live with choice, dignity, and purpose?Do you have an innovative technology, program or service that can positively impact the live

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[Call for Submissions] Social Prescribing Conference: Canada's 1st International Social Prescribing Conference

Click HERE to learn more September 26 to 27, 2024 at The Carlu in Toronto, Ontario for an in-person, international social prescribing conference! This conference will increase awareness, demonstrate a

[News] Alberta RCMP and law enforcement partners launch Operation Cold Start

As the temperatures drop and the snow starts to fall, the Alberta RCMP will once again be partnering with law enforcement partners across the province for Operation Cold Start from Jan. 8 – 12, 

[News] Saskatoon groups working to keep people safe during extreme cold weather

The City of Saskatoon is gearing up to help vulnerable residents during the expected extreme cold snap this week. The Saskatoon Emergency Management Organization said it will use the Extreme Cold Weat

[News] Food prices expected to rise by up to 4.5% next year, but some items will be cheaper

https://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/food-prices-expected-to-rise-by-up-to-4-5-next-year-but-some-items-will-be-cheaper-report

[News] B.C. woman stages rally to highlight plight of seniors living in poverty

A B.C. senior took to the streets of downtown Vernon on Thursday to highlight poverty among older adults. Carole Fawcett says government support for seniors is not enough to get by amid the rapidly-es

[News] ‘A prescription for fun’: How social prescribing is aiming to connect vulnerable Canadians to their communities

The one-year pilot project is testing an approach known as “social prescribing” to improve the well-being and quality of life for vulnerable children. Imported from Britain, the idea originally sa

[News] Concern rises over number of Canadian seniors going lost or missing due to dementia

The number of older people reported missing in Canada is raising an alarm bell for advocates, who warn the problem will only get worse as the population ages and more people are diagnosed with dementi

[News] 9-8-8 The Groundbreaking NEW three-digit service coming to Canada.

9-8-8The groundbreaking new three-digit service coming to Canada.People across Canada can call and text 9-8-8, a new three-digit service, for help when they need it most. The service offers trauma-in

[News] Join the Movement: Sign our 'IT'S TIME to Age With Rights' petition!

On December 10th, Human Rights Day, the Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People (GAROP) launched a petition - 'IT'S TIME to Age With Rights.' We are on a mission to rally support around the

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