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[Toolkit] Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity & Gender Expression (SOGIE) Safer Places Toolkit

Alberta Health Services

In recent years, Alberta and Canada have made significant shifts towards the celebration and protection of LGBTQ2S+ people and their families. Gender identity and gender expression were added as protected grounds against discrimination in the Alberta Human Rights Act (2015) and Canada’s Human Righ

[Research Paper] Intergenerational Programs: A Review of the Empirical Literature

Rachelle Patille & Habib Chaudhury

The objective of this paper is to provide a review of the empirical literature that relates to intergenerational programming, particularly focusing on the Canadian context. The specific purpose of the review is to identify types of programs, activities, and participants as well as outcomes for the p

[Evidence Summary] Preventing falls among older adults through physical activity: A guidance document for practitioners

LOOP

The purpose of this guidance document is to assist practitioners with the planning and implementation of structured physical activity programs for older adults. The document reviews evidence on the need for older adults to remain physically active and describes the health risks associated with physi

Older Men at the Margins: Guidance for practitioners and services providing groups for older men

Age UK, Older Men at the Margins Project

In collaboration with Age UK, the Older Men at the Margins project identified ways of alleviating loneliness and reducing isolation for older men (65+ years of age) across hard-to-reach and seldom-heard groups. This included older men who are single or living alone in urban and rural areas; older ga

Enhancing Eviction Prevention Supports for Older Adults in Social Housing

Christine Sheppard, Seong-gee Um

Evictions are a key source of housing instability for low-income older renters. This community is particularly vulnerable to evictions due to a complex interplay of financial, social, and health factors that place housing at-risk. While research suggests social housing may offer some protection agai

Guide outlines 10 Ways Local Government Can Propel Positive Social Change

Tamarack Institute

The Tamarack Institute is offering a guide titled 10 Ways Local Government Can Propel Positive Social Change. As communities face increasingly complex social challenges, local governments face a call to action. The guide outlines how to lead and work better together with others as communities pivo

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

Mental health support: Get help

The Government of Canada

The Government of Canada has launched a campaign this winter to raise awareness that free, credible resources are available 24/7 to help support mental health. One in three Canadians indicated their mental health got worse during the pandemic. Free resources are available at Canada.ca/mental-health,

Navigating a request for medical assistance in dying in British Columbia

Dying with Dignity Canada

Dr. Osmaan Sheikh, a MAID provider in British Columbia, explains the process of navigating a request for medical assistance in dying in the province — including the written request, the witnessing, the assessments, and the provision.Subscribe to Dying with Dignity Canada email list here . WEBSITE:

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