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This Chair Rocks - Resources to Address Ageism

Ashton Applewhite

This website was created by Ashton Applewhite, the author of This Chair Rocks - a manifesto against ageism. The website offers videos and resources to raise awareness about ageism, including a guide to help start consciousness raising groups about ageism.Ageism is stereotyping and discrimination on

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

[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

Intergenerational Programs Database

Generations United

Generations United collects and shares information on intergenerational programs. This database allows you to search programs below by keywords or state.Click HERE to access the database.

Employed Caregivers in Canada: Infographic Compilation

Andrew Magnaye, Choong Kim, Jacquie Eales, and Janet Fast

RAPP and the Vanier Institute have published a compilation of caregiving infographics. This compilation includes six infographics that each provide insight into various aspects of caregiving and on the value and contributions of family caregivers across Canada. The infographics, which were created b

Improving access to mental health and addictions services and supports for older Indigenous adults, using a cultural safety and equity lens

Viviane Josewski

Older Indigenous adults residing in off-reserve urban population centres face unique and complex challenges and barriers to accessing mental health and addictions services and supports because of such factors as past and ongoing colonialism, racism, poverty, and a lack of culturally safe and relevan

[Toolkit] Intergenerational Evaluation Toolkit

Generations United and The Eisner Foundation

Click HERE to learn more about Generations United and the Intergenerational Evaluation Toolkit.In an effort to collect more data on intergenerational shared sites and facilitate program evaluation, Generations United, with support from The Eisner Foundation, partnered with Dr. Shannon Jarrott of The

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


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

[Toolkit] Student Mental Health Toolkit

Stigma-Free Society

Manitoba educators: Lesson Plans adapted for the Manitoba curriculum are now available on our Student Mental Health Toolkit at no cost.The Stigma-Free Society offers unique and engaging school presentations about overall stigma with a focus on mental health.The Society offers the presentations progr


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