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[Podcast] Wrinkle Radio Episode 7: Information Piles and Palaces

Wrinkle Radio

Click HERE to listen to the podcastIn this episode: do you know where to go to get good information about dementia care?Featuring Nicole Dalmer (Assistant Professor of Health, Aging, & Society and Associate Director of the Gilbrea Centre for Studies of Aging at McMaster University) talking wit

[Toolkit] Changing the Conversation Toolkit

Reframing Aging

Click HERE to learn moreThe Changing the Conversation Toolkit will be your guide to a “quick start” to applying reframing aging principles to day to day communications. This toolkit will guide you through hot topics related to evidence-based framing strategies and how these topics relate to

[Report] Rural Older Volunteers & The COVID-19 Pandemic

Amber Colibaba, Elizabeth Russell, Mark Skinner

During large-scale global crises, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, there is an urgent need to understand the experiences of those living and working within it. A study from Trent University's Rural Aging Research Program, Rural Older Volunteers and the COVID-19 Pandemic examined the experiences of old

[Resource] An Overview of Healthy Aging Strategies in Rural and Urban Canada


In Canada, the rural population is aging faster than their urban counterpart. As people age, their needs increase for services such as home support and care to age in place. As policy makers, researchers, and community leaders work to address the needs of the aging rural demographic, information on

[Guide] Age-Friendly Rural and Remote Communities

Government of Canada

Click HERE to access this resource IntroductionIn September 2006, the Federal/Provincial/Territorial (F/P/T) Ministers Responsible for Seniors endorsed the Age-Friendly Rural/Remote Communities Initiative (AFRRCI). The Initiative has two main objectives:to increase awareness of what seniors need to

[Resource] Volunteer Management Recorded Webinars

Volunteer Management Professionals of Canada

Click HERE to access the webinarsfree volunteer management-related webinars as well as curated lists of where to find and access relevant online training and education. This list will continue to grow, expand and change based on new offerings and feedback from members.

[Resource] Volunteer Screening Handbook

Volunteer Canada

Click HERE to access this resourceScreening is a process that helps match people with volunteer positions while improving the quality and safety of the programs and services offered in communities. It’s an ongoing 10-step process performed by an organization to ensure that volunteers’ involvemen

[Resource] Writing Volunteer Position Descriptions

The Victoria Foundation

Click HERE to access the resource or see below to download pdf fileVolunteer positions vary within and between organizations. Descriptions of each volunteer position have been used by volunteer management professionals for many decades to recruit volunteers, to share information, communicate ideas,

[Resource] Board Governance Guides, Samples and Tools

Sector Source/Imagine Canada

Click HERE to access guides, samples and tools in this section to build a strong and effective board. Charitable and nonprofit organizations are governed by volunteer boards of directors. This guide outlines key topics for building and managing your board. This resource outlines material that can


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