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Employed Caregivers in Canada: Infographic Compilation

Andrew Magnaye, Choong Kim, Jacquie Eales, and Janet Fast

RAPP and the Vanier Institute have published a compilation of caregiving infographics. This compilation includes six infographics that each provide insight into various aspects of caregiving and on the value and contributions of family caregivers across Canada. The infographics, which were created b

Improving access to mental health and addictions services and supports for older Indigenous adults, using a cultural safety and equity lens

Viviane Josewski

Older Indigenous adults residing in off-reserve urban population centres face unique and complex challenges and barriers to accessing mental health and addictions services and supports because of such factors as past and ongoing colonialism, racism, poverty, and a lack of culturally safe and relevan

[Toolkit] Intergenerational Evaluation Toolkit

Generations United and The Eisner Foundation

Click HERE to learn more about Generations United and the Intergenerational Evaluation Toolkit.In an effort to collect more data on intergenerational shared sites and facilitate program evaluation, Generations United, with support from The Eisner Foundation, partnered with Dr. Shannon Jarrott of The

[Evidence Summary] Preventing falls among older adults through physical activity: A guidance document for practitioners


The purpose of this guidance document is to assist practitioners with the planning and implementation of structured physical activity programs for older adults. The document reviews evidence on the need for older adults to remain physically active and describes the health risks associated with physi

[Toolkit] Student Mental Health Toolkit

Stigma-Free Society

Manitoba educators: Lesson Plans adapted for the Manitoba curriculum are now available on our Student Mental Health Toolkit at no cost.The Stigma-Free Society offers unique and engaging school presentations about overall stigma with a focus on mental health.The Society offers the presentations progr

Palliative Care Toolkit for Indigenous Communities

Cancer Care Ontario

Click HERE to view the full toolkit.This toolkit includes resources and reference material for First Nations, Métis and Inuit families and communities. It can be used to help support people with cancer who have palliative care needs. These education materials can be used by anyone in the community.

On collaboration in the community-based seniors' services sector, with Helen MacDonnell

Healthy Aging CORE and HelpAge Canada

Community organizations are stronger together! Helen MacDonnell, Executive Director of Community Links Nova Scotia, shares how CBSS organizations in Nova Scotia have come together through the pandemic and in the wake of Hurricane Fiona to coordinate, share resources, and serve Nova Scotians better,


Charity Village

For Full Article Click HERECharityVillage, in partnership with CivicAction, is proud to host HireNext, a free, made-in-Canada tool that helps employers better hire and retain diverse, early-career talent. By helping employers better recruit, screen, onboard, and, most importantly, retain young talen

Palliative Care in Canada - Podcast

Canadian Institute for Health Information

Click HERE to view the latest episode on Palliative Care in Canada featuring Dr. Naheed DosaniMore people in Canada are receiving palliative care near the end of their lives than ever — but a lot of work remains. A new CIHI analysis shows there are still many who are not getting the care they need


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