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Guide: Aging with Pride - Creating Inclusive Services for LGBTQ2S+ Older Adults

Healthy Aging CORE Team

The Ministry of Seniors and Housing in collaboration with community organizations recently published Aging with Pride: A Guide to Creating Inclusive Services for LGBTQ2S+ Older Adults. The purpose of the guide is to increase awareness of LGBTQ2S+ older adults’ issues and needs and identify co

National Seniors Strategy 2020 (Third Edition)

Healthy Aging CORE Team

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of National Seniors Day, Ryerson University's National Institute on Ageing released the Third Edition on their National Seniors Strategy. The National Institute on Ageing is a Ryerson University think tank focused on the realities of Canada’s ageing population.

Guidelines: 24-Hour Movement - For Adults 65+

Healthy Aging CORE Team

Introducing Canada's first 24-hour Movement Guidelines for Adults (65+). These guidelines were developed by the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP), the Public Health Agency of Canada, Queen’s University, ParticipACTION, and a network of researchers and stakeholders from across Canada

Covid and Longer Lives: Combating Ageism and Creating Solutions

Healthy Aging CORE Team

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has exposed long-standing challenges and inequalities in the way we define and protect the rights of older people around the world. The COVID and Ageing Society Virtual Dialogue Series focused on five thematic areas in which older people have been most significant

Guidebook For Seniors: Safety and Security

Healthy Aging CORE Team

This guide was developed by the RCMP for seniors, their family members, care-givers, friends, and anyone else who may find it useful. It isn’t meant to include everything but tries to answer some common concerns when it comes to seniors’ safety and security. The RCMP's goal is to raise awarene

The Lived Experiences of Aging Immigrants Project

Healthy Aging CORE Team

The Lived Experiences of Aging Immigrants was a Narrative Photovoice Project from 2014-2017 (see here) This project's research explored the everyday stories of aging among 19 diverse immigrant older adults in Canada. Following a series of knowledge exchange events that utilized the Lived Experi

Caregiving in Canada: Challenges and Opportunities Shaping a National Conversation

Healthy Aging CORE Team

Caregiving is an issue that affects all Canadians. One in four Canadians is a caregiver for someone with a long-term health condition, disability or need related to aging at some point in their lives. It is estimated that 75% of care is provided by unpaid caregivers, saving Canadian healthcare syste

Recorded Webinar: Towards A Convention on the Human Rights of Older Persons

Healthy Aging CORE Team

The United Nations Charter, recognizes the “fundamental human rights, and the dignity and worth of the human person”. Over the years, special UN Conventions, addressing the rights of Women, Children, Indigenous Persons and Persons with Disabilities, have been developed and adopted. To this day

Policy Brief: The Impact of COVID-19 on Older Persons, May 2020

Healthy Aging CORE Team

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing untold fear and suffering for older people across the world. As of 26 April, the virus itself has already taken the lives of some 193,710 people, and fatality rates for those over 80 years of age is five times the global average. As the virus spreads rapidly to devel

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