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Resources on CORE include checklists, toolkits, reports, studies, videos, and other materials on topics relevant to those working or volunteering in support of healthy aging and older adults independent living.

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The Caregiving Crunch

Home Equity Bank

“It’s a Bittersweet Symphony” for the Sandwich Generation: New Ipsos survey exposes the struggles and sacrifices of aging in place.

[Podcast] Life and Times of Karrie-Lynn, Two-Spirit Knowledge Keeper and Residential School Survivor

Native Calgarian

Stories like this are important to hear to understand the issues and trauma Indigenous and 2SLGBTQIA+ older adults may have experienced that affect their lives today, the health issues they are experiencing, and the systemic barriers they still face

[Website] Mobility Access Participation Project

MAP Project

Many Canadians have different types of disabilities that affect their ability participate freely within their communities. The main goal of the MAP project (“Towards Barrier-Free Communities: A Partnership for Improving Mobility, Access and Participation Among People with Disabilities”) is to su

[Resource] Long-term care for older people: package for universal health coverage

Decade of Healthy Ageing

Click HERE to learn moreOverviewThe growing prevalence of morbidity and functional decline associated with global population ageing and gains in life expectancy have increased the demand for care and access to long-term care (LTC) to address the complex care needs of older people. This publication i

[Resource] Long-term care financing: lessons for low- and middle-income settings – Brief 6. Ensuring financial protection in long-term care

WHO

OverviewThe WHO Centre for Health Development (WHO Kobe Centre – WKC) has produced a series of research briefs on financing long-term care (LTC) which translate research evidence to guide policy-makers on designing and financing LTC in low- and middle-income countries. Brief 6 in the series, Finan

[Project Summary] Accessibility in the Canadian Shelter System

Employment and Social Development Canada

Canadian shelters were engaged to assess barriers in built environment, information and communication technology, and mental health. Findings were shared with Employment and Social Development Canada's Enabling Accessibility Fund to help inform future funding.

[Podcast] Responsible Disruption Podcast

Social Impact Lab

Responsible Disruption is a podcast that explores the intersection of social innovation and design.

[Podcast] Supporting Family Caregivers in Healthcare Through Research, Education and in Practice with Dr. Jasneet Parmar (Episode 94)

Caregiver's Compass

Caregivers are aware there are significant gaps in our healthcare system, yet some of the answers to these gaps are found in supporting and providing education to the healthcare workers on the front lines

[Report] The role of faith-based organisations in developing age-friendly communities

Manchester Urban Ageing Research Group (MUARG)

Faith-based spaces are important community assets. They are a critical form of social infrastructure and often already provide important services to older people.

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