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On Aging: Canadian Conversations - Social Prescribing with Dr. Kate Mulligan

Amaan Fazal

This episode discusses Social Prescribing with Kate Mulligan. Social Prescribing is a holistic approach to healthcare that brings together the social and medical models of health and wellness. It provides a formal pathway for health providers to address the diverse determinants of health, using the

Aging in the Right Place: Supporting Older Canadians to Live Where They Want

Amaan Fazal

Supporting older adults to age in their own homes and/or communities for as long as possible, commonly referred to as “ageing in place,” can help Canada’s already-strained LTC systems. Yet doing so effectively also requires responsive systems and services that can enable what the NIA calls “

Webinar Recording: Health Promotion Series: Age-friendly Communities: A Key Strategy in Promoting the Well-being of Older Adults


In September, 2022, CORE Canada launched a series of monthly 90-minute sessions focused on Mobilizing to Promote Health and Well-Being for Older Adults. This health promotion series builds on the recent webinars offered by The National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health (NCCDH) and

Webinar Recording: On Aging: Canadian Conversations - Housing and Aging in Community: An Intergenerational Approach with Raza Mirza


On Aging Canadian Conversations is a twice monthly series featuring discussions with thought leaders about timely topics on aging. Join us for the third and fourth Thursday of every month for a 30-minute break in your day to get informed and inspired. The fourth episode this season featured the wor

Village to Village Network Releases Research Report on Village-AAA Collaborations


Village to Village Network is pleased to share with you our just-released publication, Leveraging Resources Handbook: Collaborations between Villages and Area Agencies on Aging. The handbook presents the results of a seven-month research project conducted by Village to Village Network (VtVN) with

Lumara Grief and Bereavement Care Programs


Lumara is a charitable organization that helps children, youth, adults & families cope with serious illness, grief, and bereavement. They bring light to grief and sorrow, nurturing healing and hope within the strength of community. Lumar is home of Camp Kerry, Canada’s very first Family Grief

Wellesley Institute Report: “Can you send someone who speaks my language?”


This report focuses on older adult tenants with limited English proficiency who live in Toronto’s social housing. Many expressed challenges understanding tenant-related documents and announcements as they were often communicated in English. This made it difficult for tenants to engage with housing

Virtual Volunteer Screening & Engagement Guidebook


In response to public health measures over the last two years, virtual volunteering has emerged as an integral component of volunteer programs to continue service delivery. Volunteer Alberta recognizes the leadership and expertise of volunteer organizations in Alberta who have been at the forefront

Webinar Recording: On Aging: Canadian Conversations - with Senior Services Specialist, Vanessa Sparks from Toronto Public Library


On Aging Canadian Conversations have resumed since September, so mark your calendar for this twice monthly series featuring discussions with thought leaders about timely topics on aging. Join us for the third and fourth Thursday of every month for a 30-minute break in your day to get informed and in


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