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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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[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

[Organization] Cowichan Green Community - Cultivating Food, Community and Resilience.

Click HERE to learn more about the various food related programs and social initiatives offered by Cowichan Green CommunityCowichan Green Community Society, (CGC) is a non-profit organization that has

[Organization] Cloverdale Community Kitchen

Click HERE to visit the Cloverdale Community Kitchen WebsiteThe Cloverdale Community Kitchen began in 2011 when the City of Surrey and the RCMP approached Pacific Community Church and asked if they wo

[Program] Cherryville Community Food & Resources

ProgramsSenior Services and Persons with DisabilitiesMeal Program: Any older adult residing in Cherryville area who is 65 or older, or anyone 50+ who is living with a disability, can purchase a pre-m

[Initiative] Active Aging BC

In Canada, within the next 30 years there will be two adults over age 65 for every child under age 15. This accounts for a greater increase in the proportion of adults over age 80 than any other age g


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