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The knowledge hub connecting organizations that support and advance independent living for older British Columbians

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[Opportunity] APPLY NOW: 2024 United Way BC Public Policy Institute are now open!

APPLY NOW: 2024 United Way BC Public Policy Institute are now openThe application period is now open for the 2024 United Way BC’s Public Policy Institute, an applied learning and training program de

[Free Virtual Workshops] Fountain of Health Thrive Learning Centre

Click HERE to learn more about the free educational webinars and workshopsThe Fountain of Health in partnership with Wellness Together Canada offers FREE educational events

[Impact Story] Leveraging the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging research platform to mobilize COVID-19 research

Leveraging the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging research platform to mobilize COVID-19 researchImpact Story of the YearThe COVID-19 pandemic disproportionally affected older people. Hospitalizatio

Upcoming Trainings & Events

Webinars, workshops, conferences, symposia, and other training and events relevant to healthy aging are listed by date and also indicated on a monthly calendar. Training modules and curricula, archived webinars, and other training resources are also available in the Resources section.


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.

[Resource] Inclusion BC Resources for People with Intellectual Disabilities and Their Families

Inclusion BC

Click HERE to access the resource page on Inclusion BC's websiteInclusion BC is a non-profit provincial organization that advocates for the rights and opportunities of people with intellectual disabilities and their families. We are a federation of members that include people with intellectual disab

[Resource] 10 ways to reduce your risk of dementia

Alzheimer Society

10 ways to reduce your risk of dementiaWhile some dementia risk factors, like age and genetics, can't be changed, you can take action to reduThe number of people diagnosed and living with dementia in Canada is rising. By the year 2050, more than 1.7 million people are expected to be living with dem

[Report] Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Addressing the Invisible and Older Faces of Canada’s Opioid Crisis

National Institute on Ageing

About: As more attention is being paid to the opioid crisis in Canada, various responses have been launched in an attempt to curb some of these alarming trends. However, older adults have been largely left out of the conversation. With this report, the National Institute on Ageing (NIA) aims to rais


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Programs and Initiatives

Programs and Initiatives profiled on Healthy Aging CORE provide examples of the important work being done by local, provincial, and national organizations and the value of these programs and initiatives in promoting health and well-being and fostering resilience for older adults seniors.

About Us

Healthy Aging CORE (Collaborative Online Resources and Education) is a platform to connect local, regional, provincial, and national non-profit, government, and academic organizations and coalitions that focus on programs, services, policies, practices, and research aimed at supporting older Canadians to age in place in their homes and communities.
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