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Move for your Mood


Winter can put a damper on your mood. The colder, darker, shorter days can sap our energy and leave us feeling down. But there’s a simple way to start feeling better: get moving! Every little bit of movement can help reduce stress and promote happier feelings. In fact, you don’t need to run a ma

Giving Care: An approach to a better caregiving landscape in Canada

Amaan Fazal

Giving Care: An approach to a better caregiving landscape in Canada is the Canadian Centre for Caregiving Excellence’s first policy whitepaper. The report aims to ignite a public conversation on the state of caregiving and offer potential policy solutions to address the many challenges and system

Insomnia Interventions On-Demand Course


Medical guidelines recommend cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) as the first-line treatment for chronic insomnia, above sleep medications. An extensive evidence base demonstrates that CBT-I leads to long-term improvements in sleep, mood and quality of life. Through this online profes

Driving and Dementia Roadmap


The Driving and Dementia Roadmap (DDR) is a free, online resource for health professionals, people with dementia and family caregivers. The website was developed by a team of researchers, affiliated with Baycrest, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the University of Toronto. The DDR aims to equi

Recording: On Aging: Canadian Conversations - Movember – Men’s Mental Health Awareness with Dr. Corey Mackenzie

Amaan Fazal

This episode features the work of Dr. Corey Mackenzie for Men’s Mental Health Awareness Month (Movember). Corey Mackenzie, Ph.D., C. Psych., is a Clinical Psychologist, Professor and Director of Clinical Training in the Department of Psychology, Adjunct Professor in Psychiatry, and Research Affili

Diversity Is Our Strength: Improving Working Conditions in Canadian Nonprofits

Amaan Fazal

This report demonstrates what the sector has long known but not had the data to prove: our workforce is incredibly diverse but undervalued. 77% of nonprofit workers are women, 47% immigrants and 35% Indigenous and racialized people. Our workers tend to be older and better educated than the economy-w

Report: It’s Time to Unleash the Power of Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities in Canada


This report was released by the National Institute on Ageing, UHN’s OpenLab and its NORC Innovation Centre, and advocates for NORC as a viable option for aging in urban, suburban and rural areas. NORC Innovation Centre at University Health Network (UHN), is Canada’s largest research hospital

Webinar Recording: The Case for Engaging People with Dementia in Community Support Efforts


On November 15th we heard about the work of The Building Capacity Project as team members discussed their grassroots approach to community support with and for people with dementia. The Building Capacity Project looks at both the logistical side and the bigger picture side of how engaging and collab


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