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Resources on CORE include checklists, toolkits, reports, studies, videos, and other materials on topics relevant to those working or volunteering in support of healthy aging and older adults independent living.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Information


Vaccines reduce the risks of severe illness and death from COVID-19, but protection fades over time. With the return to indoor activities this fall and winter, there may be a greater risk of COVID-19 illness. That’s why we are reminding people in Canada to get a booster if it’s been: 6 month

Webinar Recording: Mobilizing to Promote Health and Well-Being for Older Adults Series: Re-orienting Health and Social Services for Older Adults: Provincial Strategies for Community-Based Seniors Services


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 Heal

Are you an older adult living in Canada? We want to hear from you!


Tell your story of aging in your neighbourhood through photo, video, audio, poetry, reflections, recipes and have it posted on our website. As part of the Aging People, Aging Places website, older adults’ submissions will also become part of a study seeking to understand the diverse experiences o

Three Ways Neighborhoods Matter for Older Adult Social Connectedness


New localized research summarizing experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic Overview Loneliness was on the rise before the COVID-19 pandemic with an estimated 1 in 4 older adults experiencing loneliness. Has physical distancing during the pandemic intensified loneliness — especially for people 55+

The Canadian Knowledge Hub for Giving and Volunteering


The Canadian Knowledge Hub for Giving and Volunteering is a new destination for data and other useful resources on giving, volunteering, and participating in Canada. About the Hub This new resource will help everyone—including not-profit professionals and businesses—gain a better evidence-based

The Giving 2022 Report


Generational Giving Trends The Giving Gap Remains a Key Challenge Facing Canadian Charities The “giving gap” is a trend whereby older Canadians are giving financially at twice the rate of younger Canadians, which indicates that charities will face a major shortfall in funding when older donors a

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day 2022 & Toolkit


What is World Hospice and Palliative Care Day (WHPCD)? World Hospice and Palliative Care Day is an annual unified day of action to celebrate and support hospice and palliative care around the world. With one voice, we will celebrate the importance of palliative care to quality of life, and advocate

Truth and Reconciliation Toolkit


Toolkits Reconciliation is an ongoing journey, one that will take a collective effort to find a new way forward. You are invited to contribute to this important conversation and involve your social and professional circles, be it your family, friends, colleagues, neighbors, or classmates. The Com

Dementia Ventures: Learnings on Engaging with People with Lived Experience


Read below for insightful takeaways from a roundtable discussion exploring the Flipping Stigma toolkit: an online resource with pragmatic strategies for breaking down stigma associated with dementia. Team members from the Building Capacity Project and the Westside Seniors Hub met with Community Part


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