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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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A Dementia Strategy for Canada: Together We Aspire

Healthy Aging CORE Team

Canada's first national dementia strategy sets out a vision for the future and identifies common principles and national objectives to help guide actions by all levels of government, non-governmental organizations, communities, families and individuals. To download PDF, see attached document below.

COVID-19 Economic Response Plan for Canadians

Healthy Aging CORE Team

These resources are provided as a reference for those seeking information on the economic measures introduced by the Government of Canada to support Canadian workers and businesses during this challenging period. For more details, see Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: click here. To downlo

Country Insights - Cultural Profiles and Characteristics of Different Countries

Healthy Aging CORE Team

Global Affairs Canada provides insight on common cultural differences and cultural profiles of almost every country in the world. Generalized information related to differences in religion, class, ethnicity, gender, conversations, communication styles, displays of emotions, conflicts in the workplac

Toolkit: Social Isolation of Seniors - A Focus on New Immigrant and Refugee Seniors in Canada

Healthy Aging CORE Team

This Toolkit is a resource to help organizations and service providers find solutions and adopt approaches to help new immigrant and refugee seniors strengthen human connections. It outlines best practices for developing and implementing innovative local programs and finding ways to reduce social is

Toolkit: Social Isolation of Seniors - A Focus on LGBTQ Seniors in Canada

Healthy Aging CORE Team

This Toolkit is a resource to help organizations and service providers adopt approaches to help lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) seniors strengthen human connections. Social isolation is a silent reality experienced by many seniors, particularly LGBTQ seniors. It is hoped that t

Toolkit: Social Isolation of Seniors - A Focus on Indigenous Seniors in Canada

Healthy Aging CORE Team

This Toolkit is a resource to help organizations and service providers adopt approaches to help Indigenous seniors strengthen human connections. Social isolation is a silent reality experienced by many seniors, and particularly Indigenous seniors. It is hoped that this resource will heighten awarene

Report #1 of the Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector

Healthy Aging CORE Team

The Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector (the ACCS) was established in 2019 as a new consultative forum for promoting meaningful dialogue between the charitable sector and the Government of Canada, in particular the Canada Revenue Agency (the CRA) and the Department of Finance. The objectives

Are our perceptions of age distorted?

Healthy Aging CORE Team

In this video, Apia Australia conduct a small social experiment where young people match qualities like active and energetic with photos of people in different age groups.

Toolkit: CAFC 2021 Fraud Prevention Kit

Healthy Aging CORE Team

March is Fraud Prevention Month. This year’s efforts focus on the Digital Economy of Scams and Frauds, and the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) has compiled this toolkit to reduce fraud through public awareness and education. It includes information and advice regarding fraud prevention, and link

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