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.
[Report] Lead with Pride: Best Practices for Advancing 2SLGBTQIA+ Leadership
Pride at Work Canada
Lead with Pride: Best Practices for Advancing 2SLGBTQIA+ LeadershipIn collaboration with our community and partners, Pride at Work Canada undertook a study on 2SLGBTQIA+ senior and executive leadership across multiple industries and sectors – the first study of its kind in Canada.Lead with Pride:
Immigrant status and loneliness among older Canadians
Md Kamrul Islam & Heather Gilmour
This Statistics Canada study used data from the Canadian Health Survey on Seniors to estimate the prevalence of loneliness among older Canadians. An estimated 1.1 million older Canadians (19.2%) experienced loneliness, with women having a significantly higher likelihood of being lonely than men. Im
Rapid synthesis: Identifying community-based models to enable older adults to live independently
Téjia Bain, Peter DeMaio, Cara Evans, et al.
Canadians overwhelmingly prefer to age at home, but do not always have access to supports that allow them to live independently for as long as possible. Older adults often require assistance to address their care needs, keep up with daily activities around the home, ensure their home is adequately m
[Evidence Summary] Home-based exercise delivered with digital interventions can prevent falls and improve quality of life
Click HERE to view the full article Home-based exercise delivered with digital interventions can prevent falls and improve quality of lifeSolis-Navarro L, Gismero A, Fernandez-Jane C, et al. Effectiveness of home-based exercise delivered by digital health in older adults: a systematic review and me
[Article] The importance of self-care: Nurturing our well-being as we age
Click HERE to view the full articleThe importance of self-care: Nurturing our well-being as we ageJul 19, 2023 - McMaster University -International Self-Care Day, on 24 July each year, is an opportunity to raise the profile of self-care and its role in our overall health and well-being. As we age, i
[Article] What exercise types are effective for Parkinson's Diesease
Click HERE to view the full articleThe Bottom LineIn older adults, Parkinson’s disease is the second most prevalent neurological disorder.A variety of exercise types produce similar benefits on movement and quality of life in adults living with Parkinson’s.Work with your healthcare team to devel
[Resource] Vegetarian Diets as we age
Dr. Megha Poddar
In this 2-minute video, Dr. Megha Poddar discusses important considerations for older adults on plant-based diets or for those considering adopting a vegetarian diet.What's the bottom line?Older adults can safely adopt a plant-based diet.Ensure adequate protein intake to maintain lean muscle mass.
[Podcast] Funding: Government relations foundations with Jesse Clarke
The Small Nonprofit
Click HERE to listen to the podcastGovernment Relations Foundations with Jesse ClarkeOften we take government funding for granted. Or, we treat it like an impenetrable black box that’s a mystery so we write our applications and cross our fingers. Today, we’re joined by Jesse Clarke, CEO of JN Cl
[Report] Breaking the Silence to Address Incontinence in Canada
National Institute on Ageing
Incontinence is far more common than we think, affecting about a quarter of Canadian adults. But because of the stigma around it, older adults living with incontinence are unlikely to seek medical attention for it — and may face significant challenges, loneliness and financial stress as a result.