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[Recorded Webinar] Program Planning for Grant Writing

Barbara McMillan

Click HERE to view the recorded webinarOn February 24th, 2022 United Way British Columbia presented a webinar titled Program Planning for Grant Writing. Effective grant seeking is about more than filling out an application form. It involves strategic prospect research, detailed project planning, and


Imagine Canada

Click HERE to listen to the podcastShifting power dynamics: equity, diversity and inclusion within the nonprofit sector, with amanuel mellesWhat are charities and nonprofits doing to advance equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) within their organizations? In this episode, we dig into the findings f

On fostering intergenerational relationships, with Dr. Shannon Jarrott

Healthy Aging CORE and HelpAge Canada

How do young and old come together in a way that works for everyone? Dr. Shannon Jarrott, Professor of Social Work at Ohio State University, takes us through her toolkit on facilitating activities that promote conversation and engagement between older people and youth, and discusses the importance o

On emergency preparedness, with Barbara McMillan and Amaan Fazal

Healthy Aging CORE and HelpAge Canada

Emergencies can strike at any time, and older people are especially vulnerable. Barbara McMillan and Amaan Fazal with United Way British Columbia cover the top three tips you need to know to make sure your older friend or family member has what they need to survive an emergency, and share United Way

On collaboration in the community-based seniors' services sector, with Helen MacDonnell

Healthy Aging CORE and HelpAge Canada

Community organizations are stronger together! Helen MacDonnell, Executive Director of Community Links Nova Scotia, shares how CBSS organizations in Nova Scotia have come together through the pandemic and in the wake of Hurricane Fiona to coordinate, share resources, and serve Nova Scotians better,

Palliative Care in Canada - Podcast

Canadian Institute for Health Information

Click HERE to view the latest episode on Palliative Care in Canada featuring Dr. Naheed DosaniMore people in Canada are receiving palliative care near the end of their lives than ever — but a lot of work remains. A new CIHI analysis shows there are still many who are not getting the care they need

On gendered ageism and climate change, with Dr. Paula Rochon

Healthy Aging CORE and HelpAge Canada

What happens to older people in the climate crisis?In this wide-ranging conversation, Dr. Paula Rochon of the Women's Age Lab talks about how the specific needs of older people, especially older women, are often forgotten in the scientific community, and what her team is doing to change that.PAULA B

Webinar Recording: Supporting the end-of-life journey: Serious and advance illness planning with a doula

End-of-Life Doula Association

As an aging population faces their end-of-life journey, more Canadians are seeking education, resources, and support to improve this inevitable experience for themselves, their extended families, and their community. End-of-Life doulas are companions who provides non-medical practical and emotional

On ageism and the rights of older people, with Dr. Kiran Rabheru

Healthy Aging CORE and HelpAge Canada

If we permit ageism, we promote it. Join Dr. Kiran Rabheru as he discusses the social, political, psychological, and moral implications of ageism, and learn what's being done to codify the rights of older people on the world stage.Dr. Kiran Rabheru is a Geriatric Psychiatrist with The Ottawa Hospita


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