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[Podcast] Women Confronting Ageism

BBC | The Conversation

Click HERE to listenElla Al-Shamahi meets two women tackling negative or ageist attitudes towards older people around the world.Alana Officer is leading the World Health Organization Decade of Ageing Well. With a background in podiatric medicine, exercise and public health she's worked on health, di

[Resource] Long-term care financing: lessons for low- and middle-income settings – Brief 6. Ensuring financial protection in long-term care


OverviewThe WHO Centre for Health Development (WHO Kobe Centre – WKC) has produced a series of research briefs on financing long-term care (LTC) which translate research evidence to guide policy-makers on designing and financing LTC in low- and middle-income countries. Brief 6 in the series, Finan

[Resource] Understanding Disability Inclusion and Ableism

JL Heinze | NSVRC

Click HERE to learn moreAccording to the CDC, “Disability inclusion means understanding the relationship between the way people function and how they participate in society, and making sure everybody has the same opportunities to participate in every aspect of life to the best of their abilities

[Video] People with Disabilities & Accessibility | Overcoming Digital Divides

The Dais at TMU

More than 6.2 million people over the age of 15 are living with a disability in Canada. The federal and provincial governments have taken steps to improve internet accessibility and adoption but there still remain substantial gaps in internet use. People in Canada with disabilities are at risk of fa

[Resource] Guidance on Federal Accessibility Plans

Employment and Social Development Canada

These guidance modules will help federally regulated entities create accessibility plans as required by the Accessible Canada Regulations. They also contain additional tips, best practices, and resources that may inspire entities to go farther in eliminating barriers to accessibility.Click HERE to

[Resource] Developing Your First Accessibility Plan

BC Accessibility Hub

Click HERE to read the guideWho is this guide for? Developing Your First Accessibility Plan: A Guide for BC Prescribed Organizations will help staff who have been assigned the task of coordinating or acting as project manager to prepare the organization’s first accessibility plan. This guide focus

[Ontario Grant] Assistive Devices Program

Government of Ontario

The Assistive Devices Program (ADP) for Ontario residents helps cover the costs of assistive devices for people with long-term physical disabilities. It pays for customized equipment, such as wheelchairs and hearing aids. The ADP also helps cover the cost of specialized supplies, such as those used

[Resource] Accessibility and Disability Inclusion Education

Rick Hansen Foundation

1 in 4 Canadians have a disability, and creating physically accessible spaces where we live, learn, work and play is a critical component for disability inclusion. Many different industries have a role to play, from architects in the design phase to municipalities in policymaking and community build

[Project Summary] Accessibility in the Canadian Shelter System

Employment and Social Development Canada

Canadian shelters were engaged to assess barriers in built environment, information and communication technology, and mental health. Findings were shared with Employment and Social Development Canada's Enabling Accessibility Fund to help inform future funding.


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