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Healthy Aging CORE British Columbia

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

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[News] Loneliness among seniors is a global threat. This advocate is pushing for a local solution

Loneliness among seniors is a global threat. This advocate is pushing for a local solution

[News] The Economic Costs of Family Caregiving

Studies show that solutions to reduce the impact on the economy and on the financial lives of caregivers are needed.

[Survey] YVR's Accessibility Survey: Shaping a more Inclusive Airport Experience

The survey is multiple-choice with one open-ended question and is estimated to take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete. All survey responses will be kept confidential. Additionally, participants

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.

[Report] AgeTech Ethics and Equity

SFU STAR

SFU STAR has produced a new report titled AgeTech, Ethics and Equity: Towards a Cultural Shift in AgeTech Ethical Responsibility. STAR received funding from AGE-WELL's Catalyst Funding Program in Healthy Aging (see funding announcement news release here) in 2023 to carry out a project on ethical de

[SURVEY] Understanding the Mental Health and Well-being of Older Adults in Canada

Jpro Research and consulting

[SURVEY] Understanding the Mental Health and Well-being of Older Adults in Canada

[Resource] Canadian Guidelines for the Assessment and Treatment of Anxiety in Older Adults

CCSMH

Canadian Guidelines for the Assessment and Treatment of Anxiety in Older AdultsUntil now, there were no existing guidelines for anxiety in older adults to help support health care providers with assessment and treatment. Older adults also needed access to evidence-based mental health information

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.

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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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