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Recent News

Federal tax credit for multi-generational home renovations good start but not enough, experts say

More families are opting to live together in multi-generational homes amid rising costs and housing challenges.Morie Ford and her husband have been 'empty nesters' for the past 15 years. But that cha

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) 2023 Engagement Survey

On June 15, 2022, Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario, the Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, CanAge, and the British Columbia Association of Community Response Networks hosted our annual

What turns a workshop into a Men’s Shed?

Men's Shed Association of BC president Mike Jennings talks about the "magic" that happens at a men's shed and how the spaces are helping men manage their mental health.Joining a men’s shed changed M

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.

National Center to Reframe Aging (NCRA) Resources

National Center to Reframe Aging (NCRA)

In the US, the new National Center to Reframe Aging (NCRA) is now the central hub for the movement to reframe aging. Their goals are: to deepen the evidence base about how to reframe aging, to build a vibrant community of competent and passionate communicators, and to lead a culture change movement

Caregivers Out Loud Podcast Episode 16 - The Dementia Journey: A Caregiver's Toolkit

Family Caregivers BC

In this episode of Caregivers Out Loud! Bill Israel speaks with Amelia Gillies, a Support and Education Coordinator with the Alzheimer's Society of BC about caring for someone living with dementia. The experience of living and caring for someone with dementia is not always a universal experience

Perspectives on Growing Older in Canada: The 2022 NIA Ageing in Canada Survey

Natalie Iciaszczyk, Dr. Keith Neuman and Dr. Samir Sinha

In less than 10 years, one-quarter of Canada’s population will be aged 65 years and older. Adequately understanding the circumstances and evolving needs of this aging population requires collecting regular and reliable data from older Canadians themselves. The National Institute on Aging (NIA) and


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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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