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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] ABC Internet Matters - LifeLiteracyCanada

Click HERE to learn moreABC Life Literacy Canada is a national charitable organization that champions literacy by empowering adult learners, raising awareness, and supporting the adult learning sec

[Organization] Volunteer Grandparents

Bridging and Enriching GenerationsVolunteer Grandparents is a non-profit organization aiming to create and strengthen intergenerational relationships and enriching the lives of seniors, children, and

[Initiative] Hey Neighbour Collective

Click HERE to learn moreBuilding social connections: Housing design policies to support wellbeing for allHappy Cities, Hey Neighbour Collective, and Simon Fraser University are working with six local

[Program] Rise, Shine, Sing!

This program studies the benefits of singing and dancing for seniors and is led by two Queens University professors and a dance facilitator. Participation is free, and members meet to sing and dance

[Organization] (Gaia Cares) Gaia Community Care and Wellness Society

Learn moreOrganization website: https://gccws.ca/Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/gaiacommunitycare/Voice from clients:“Gaia Cares gives us a safety net.” “Gaia Cares made my life easie

[Program] FirstLink Dementia Helpline

Click HERE to visit Alzheimer Society of BC webpage to learn moreIf you have questions about Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, call the Alzheimer Society of B.C.'s First Link® Dementia Helpl

[Organization] The Surrey Intercultural Seniors Social Inclusion Partnership (SISSIP)

Click HERE to learn moreThe Surrey Intercultural Seniors Social Inclusion Partnership (SISSIP) Network Project is a Collective Impact Initiative that aims to address barriers to social inclusion and e

[Organization] Canadian Malnutrition Task Force

Click HERE to learn moreThe Canadian Malnutrition Task Force (CMTF) is a group of clinicians, decision makers and investigators forming a standing committee of the Canadian Nutrition Society (CNS).Th

[Program] Nanaimo TAPS Cooking Classes

Click HERE to visit Nanaimo Family Life Associations website for more information on the TAPS program schedule.Nanaimo Family Life Association offers virtual cooking classes to members of the communit


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