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

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Call for Lived Experiences: WHO Commission on Social Connection (Deadline: May 31, 2024)

The WHO Commission on Social Connection is looking for individuals who have experienced social isolation and loneliness to share their stories, insights, and advice.Commissioners are committed to live

[Article] It’s time to move forward!

Click HERE to learn moreAsk Margaret Gillis why a United Nations Convention on the Rights of Older Persons is necessary in Canada, she will rhyme off a handful of reasons right off the top of her head

[News] When nonprofit staff are paid so low they qualify for their org’s services

A while ago, at the request of some colleagues, I talked about “Nonprofit Math” and created a little video that went viral. One of the examples I brought up was “paying your staff so little tha

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

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.

[Website] Mobility Access Participation Project

MAP Project

Many Canadians have different types of disabilities that affect their ability participate freely within their communities. The main goal of the MAP project (“Towards Barrier-Free Communities: A Partnership for Improving Mobility, Access and Participation Among People with Disabilities”) is to su

[Resource] Long-term care for older people: package for universal health coverage

Decade of Healthy Ageing

Click HERE to learn moreOverviewThe growing prevalence of morbidity and functional decline associated with global population ageing and gains in life expectancy have increased the demand for care and access to long-term care (LTC) to address the complex care needs of older people. This publication i

[Podcast] Women Confronting Ageism

BBC | The Conversation

Click HERE to listenElla Al-Shamahi meets two women tackling negative or ageist attitudes towards older people around the world.Alana Officer is leading the World Health Organization Decade of Ageing Well. With a background in podiatric medicine, exercise and public health she's worked on health, di

Groups

Discussion groups are where CORE participants can share information and stories, ask questions, learn, and collaborate. Open discussion groups can be accessed by any member of CORE; closed groups are available by invitation only.

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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