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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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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

Burnaby Neighbourhood House - Emergency Preparedness and Response

Last year, British Columbia experienced a heatwave like none other. Those most impacted by the heatwave were seniors. Burnaby Neighbourhood House experienced this firsthand last year when one of the s

Langara College Gerontology Program

Location/Community: Vancouver Description of organization and/or specific programs: In 2018, snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ Langara College launched its two-year Diploma in Gerontology program after extens

Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, and Katzie Seniors Network Intergenerational Garden

Location/Community: The intergenerational Garden is located in the downtown core of Maple Ridge at 22527 121 Avenue. Program Description: The Intergenerational Garden is a community/school garden


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