On Aging: Canadian Conversations – Social Prescribing with Dr. Kate Mulligan

Healthy Aging CORE and HelpAge Canada
November 10, 2022

This episode discusses Social Prescribing with Kate Mulligan. Social Prescribing is a holistic approach to healthcare that brings together the social and medical models of health and wellness. It provides a formal pathway for health providers to address the diverse determinants of health, using the familiar and trusted process of writing a prescription. Dr. Kate Mulligan leads Canadian Institute for Social Prescribing. She is an Assistant Professor in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto, an advisor to the Canadian Red Cross on determinants of health and knowledge mobilization, and a member of the Toronto Board of Health.

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