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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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[Program] Grandpals

Today is National Intergenerational Day, and the organization is thrilled to announce the launch of its newly revamped website that celebrates the power of intergenerational connections. As an organiz

Community Paramedicine

Community ParamedicineClick HERE to visit the BCEHS website and learn more!British Columbia is improving access to health care in rural and remote communities by expanding the role of qualified parame

The Hypertension Clinic

Hypertension is a common medical problem in BC. The Hypertension Clinic accepts referrals for all patients with hypertension. The Hypertension Clinic provides a best evidence approach and includes hea

South Vancouver Seniors Hub

The South Vancouver Seniors Hub is a community-based network led by seniors aged 55 or older, aimed at promoting healthy aging, increasing options for seniors programming, creating a sense of belongin

Canadian Anti Fraud Centre (CAFC)

As we continue to navigate through Fraud Prevention Month, we would like to highlight an important resource for all Canadians - the Canadian Anti-Fraud Center (CAFC). The CAFC is a national resource t

Seniors Mental Health Services in BC

Self-Injury Awareness Day, also known as Self-Harm Awareness Day, is observed on the 1st of March every year. The day aims to raise awareness about self-injury and its effects on individuals who engag

BC 211

February 11 is National 211 Day. The 211 service connects people with information and resources in their local communities. The purpose of National 211 Day is to educate people about the services and

University of Manitoba – Centre on Aging

The Centre on Aging, University of Manitoba, was established on July 1, 1982, with a mandate to serve as a focal point for the conduct of research on aging. The Centre has developed a national and int

Complex Chronic Diseases Program (CCDP)

Complex Chronic Diseases Program's (CCDP) treat and manage Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, and symptoms attributed to Chronic Lyme Disease. Their goal for the progr


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