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[Report] The Many Faces of Dementia in Canada

Alzheimer Society

The Many Faces of Dementia in Canada

[Report] 2023 Healthy Aging- Alberta Summit Summary Report

Healthy Aging Alberta

2023 Healthy Aging- Alberta Summit Summary Report

[Resource] What is social prescribing and Conceptualizing and Implementing Social Prescribing Programs

Canadian Alliance for Social Connection and Health

Social prescribing is a healthcare approach where professionals refer patients to non-clinical services like exercise, art, or community activities to improve well-being.About this Report This report presents the perspectives gathered from the Social Prescribing Community of Practice located on Vanc

[Resource] Intervention time: What non-profits want funders and government to know about their data problem

The Philanthropist Journal

What non-profits want funders and government to know about their data problem

[Resource] A National Protocol for Homeless Encampments in Canada

Leilani Farha. Kaitlin Schwan

A National Protocol for Homeless Encampments in Canada: A Human Rights Approach

[Resource] This is what Alzheimer’s looks like: ‘It looks like me’

PBS News Hour

What does it feel like to be diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease? Pam Montana and Chris Hannafan offer their Brief but Spectacular takes on what it means to live with the disease and how their worlds have changed.

Webinar Recording: Aging Lives Uprooted: Welcoming and Supporting Older Refugees to Canadian Communities

OACAO in collaboration with HelpAge Canada and CORE Canada

This webinar painted a picture of the older adult refugee experience in Canada, including the effects of fleeing conflict zones, the process of seeking asylum, and what it means to have lost everything. We heard from those working in the field - nationally, provincially, and locally – who shared t

De Hogeweyk and a Normal Life with Dementia with Jannette Spiering

SilVR Adventures

This interview highlights the work of Jannette Spiering from Be Advice and also De Hogeweyk in the Netherlands. Even if you don’t recognise the names you may know the story, it’s been described as “the dementia village” a name Jannette and the team strongly dislike, but it’s received a lot

Journal of Dementia Care: Hogewey: A 'home from home' in the Netherlands

Beatrice Godwin

Beatrice Godwin is impressed by Hogewey, an award-winning development with an innovative approach to residential and nursing care for people with advanced dementiaWhen it comes to learning from international developments in dementia care, there are few better places to look than the Netherlands. Hog

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