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Non-Profit Leadership: It's all about Trust

Charity Village

Reversing a historic decline in public trust in nonprofits and charities and advocating for a stronger future.  Buffeted on all sides from seemingly endless waves of controversies and challenges, nonprofit leadership in Canada finds itself increasingly under the microscope. Public trust in the sect

On gendered ageism and climate change, with Dr. Paula Rochon

Healthy Aging CORE and HelpAge Canada

What happens to older people in the climate crisis?In this wide-ranging conversation, Dr. Paula Rochon of the Women's Age Lab talks about how the specific needs of older people, especially older women, are often forgotten in the scientific community, and what her team is doing to change that.PAULA B

Older Men at the Margins: Guidance for practitioners and services providing groups for older men

Age UK, Older Men at the Margins Project

In collaboration with Age UK, the Older Men at the Margins project identified ways of alleviating loneliness and reducing isolation for older men (65+ years of age) across hard-to-reach and seldom-heard groups. This included older men who are single or living alone in urban and rural areas; older ga

Compendium of Good Practices for Improving Seniors Mental Health in Canada

Marie-France Tourigny-Rivard

Using Canadian examples of well-integrated or innovative services across a range of resources and demographic profiles, this compendium is meant to help planners implement the Guidelines for Comprehensive Mental Health Services for Older Adults in Canada model of mental health services in their comm

Including us: What older people say about the barriers they face to social inclusion

HelpAge International

Social inclusion is about creating an inclusive society that leaves no one behind. In older age, social inclusion depends on the enjoyment of fundamental rights and freedoms. In practice, however, many older people face significant barriers that limit their ability to participate, to have equal acce

Learning from Practice: Promoting Well-Being and Health Equity Among Older Adults

National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health

Recognizing health inequities experienced by older adults in Canada and the need for comprehensive health promotion and public health approaches, the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health (NCCDH), Health Promotion Canada and the editors of Promoting the health of older adults: The

The Psychology of Loneliness: Why it matters and what we can do

Campaign to End Loneliness

This report aims to address the current gap in our understanding of the psychological and emotional aspects of loneliness. We cover the role these play in our ability to form meaningful connections and how this knowledge can inform and improve the support for those experiencing loneliness, particula

Enhancing Eviction Prevention Supports for Older Adults in Social Housing

Christine Sheppard, Seong-gee Um

Evictions are a key source of housing instability for low-income older renters. This community is particularly vulnerable to evictions due to a complex interplay of financial, social, and health factors that place housing at-risk. While research suggests social housing may offer some protection agai

WHO releases new guide and toolkit on age-friendly cities and communities

WHO

As population ageing and urbanization rapidly progress worldwide, making our cities and communities more age-friendly is crucial to maximise the opportunities offered by longer lives.A new guide released by the World Health Organization (WHO), National programmes for age-friendly cities and communit

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