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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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Introduction to Internet Safety

Amaan Fazal

This is a long and extensive list of tips and information on how to stay safe on the internet. From strong passwords, to avoding spam and phishing, to being safe while online shopping, it covers many topics. Although some of the tips are a bit overwhelming, and maybe not always necessary, it is a gr

On Aging Canadian Conversations: Ageism with Margaret Gillis

Amaan Fazal

Healthy Aging CORE and HelpAge Canada are thrilled to introduce an upcoming series of conversations with thought leaders in Canada on a variety of topics related to healthy aging. Each episode addresses a different theme relevant to healthy aging, and will include a conversation on the topic, as wel

Recorded Webinar: The Practical Guide to the Elder Abuse and Neglect Law in Canada

Amaan Fazal

Webinar originally took place on May 9th, 2022. The new and improved Practical Guide to Elder Abuse and Neglect Law in Canada was launched in April 2022. The new bilingual (English and French) Guide is a plain language, searchable website with information on all areas of law relevant to elder abuse

Report: Social Isolation Among Older Adults During the Pandemic

Amaan Fazal

The new Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a highly contagious disease that was discovered near the end of 2019. COVID-19 has been conceptualized as a “gero-pandemic,” defined as a disease that has spread globally with heightened significance and negative consequences for older populations (Wister &

The Giving Report 2022

Amaan Fazal

The fifth edition of The Giving Report 2022 highlights insights, trends, and challenges that Canadian charities are currently facing. There is a steady decline in the number of Canadians that donate to charities, and an increased reliance on a smaller group of ageing donors to give. Meanwhile, over

Recorded Webinar: Modular Construction - A Suitable Option for Seniors' Housing?

Amaan Fazal

This webinar was held on April 6th, 2022 and focused on some basics of modular housing for seniors site development and operation. The webinar provided information on what modular housing is and is not; how it can provide affordable, accessible, and or supportive housing solutions for older adults;

e-Learning: Cannabis and Older Adults

Amaan Fazal

The Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health (CCSMH) is pleased to let you know that free, asynchronous, accredited eLearning modules on Cannabis and Older Adults (English version) are now available.  The French modules will be available Spring 2022. Here's what you need to know: The

Article: Effect of a physical activity and behaviour maintenance programme on functional mobility decline in older adults: the REACT (Retirement in Action) randomised controlled trial

Amaan Fazal

Summary Background Mobility limitations in old age can greatly reduce quality of life, generate substantial health and social care costs, and increase mortality. Through the Retirement in Action (REACT) trial, we aimed to establish whether a community-based active ageing intervention could prevent

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