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Village to Village Network Releases Research Report on Village-AAA Collaborations


Village to Village Network is pleased to share with you our just-released publication, Leveraging Resources Handbook: Collaborations between Villages and Area Agencies on Aging. The handbook presents the results of a seven-month research project conducted by Village to Village Network (VtVN) with

Lumara Grief and Bereavement Care Programs


Lumara is a charitable organization that helps children, youth, adults & families cope with serious illness, grief, and bereavement. They bring light to grief and sorrow, nurturing healing and hope within the strength of community. Lumar is home of Camp Kerry, Canada’s very first Family Grief

Wellesley Institute Report: “Can you send someone who speaks my language?”


This report focuses on older adult tenants with limited English proficiency who live in Toronto’s social housing. Many expressed challenges understanding tenant-related documents and announcements as they were often communicated in English. This made it difficult for tenants to engage with housing

Virtual Volunteer Screening & Engagement Guidebook


In response to public health measures over the last two years, virtual volunteering has emerged as an integral component of volunteer programs to continue service delivery. Volunteer Alberta recognizes the leadership and expertise of volunteer organizations in Alberta who have been at the forefront

Webinar Recording: On Aging: Canadian Conversations - with Senior Services Specialist, Vanessa Sparks from Toronto Public Library


On Aging Canadian Conversations have resumed since September, so mark your calendar for this twice monthly series featuring discussions with thought leaders about timely topics on aging. Join us for the third and fourth Thursday of every month for a 30-minute break in your day to get informed and in

COVID-19 Vaccination Information


Vaccines reduce the risks of severe illness and death from COVID-19, but protection fades over time. With the return to indoor activities this fall and winter, there may be a greater risk of COVID-19 illness. That’s why we are reminding people in Canada to get a booster if it’s been: 6 month

Webinar Recording: Mobilizing to Promote Health and Well-Being for Older Adults Series: Re-orienting Health and Social Services for Older Adults: Provincial Strategies for Community-Based Seniors Services


In September, 2022, CORE Canada launched a series of monthly 90-minute sessions focused on Mobilizing to Promote Health and Well-Being for Older Adults. This health promotion series builds on the recent webinars offered by The National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health (NCCDH) and Heal

Are you an older adult living in Canada? We want to hear from you!


Tell your story of aging in your neighbourhood through photo, video, audio, poetry, reflections, recipes and have it posted on our website. As part of the Aging People, Aging Places website, older adults’ submissions will also become part of a study seeking to understand the diverse experiences o

Three Ways Neighborhoods Matter for Older Adult Social Connectedness


New localized research summarizing experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic Overview Loneliness was on the rise before the COVID-19 pandemic with an estimated 1 in 4 older adults experiencing loneliness. Has physical distancing during the pandemic intensified loneliness — especially for people 55+


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