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Driving and Dementia Roadmap


The Driving and Dementia Roadmap (DDR) is a free, online resource for health professionals, people with dementia and family caregivers. The website was developed by a team of researchers, affiliated with Baycrest, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the University of Toronto. The DDR aims to equi

Recording: On Aging: Canadian Conversations - Movember – Men’s Mental Health Awareness with Dr. Corey Mackenzie

Amaan Fazal

This episode features the work of Dr. Corey Mackenzie for Men’s Mental Health Awareness Month (Movember). Corey Mackenzie, Ph.D., C. Psych., is a Clinical Psychologist, Professor and Director of Clinical Training in the Department of Psychology, Adjunct Professor in Psychiatry, and Research Affili

Diversity Is Our Strength: Improving Working Conditions in Canadian Nonprofits

Amaan Fazal

This report demonstrates what the sector has long known but not had the data to prove: our workforce is incredibly diverse but undervalued. 77% of nonprofit workers are women, 47% immigrants and 35% Indigenous and racialized people. Our workers tend to be older and better educated than the economy-w

Report: It’s Time to Unleash the Power of Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities in Canada


This report was released by the National Institute on Ageing, UHN’s OpenLab and its NORC Innovation Centre, and advocates for NORC as a viable option for aging in urban, suburban and rural areas. NORC Innovation Centre at University Health Network (UHN), is Canada’s largest research hospital

Webinar Recording: The Case for Engaging People with Dementia in Community Support Efforts


On November 15th we heard about the work of The Building Capacity Project as team members discussed their grassroots approach to community support with and for people with dementia. The Building Capacity Project looks at both the logistical side and the bigger picture side of how engaging and collab

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


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