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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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The MOSAIC Multicultural Seniors Choir

The MOSAIC Multicultural Seniors Choir is just one of the programs offered by MOSAIC in Metro Vancouver. The Choir represents a small sample of the diverse community in this region. Members have a s

Local government CBSS initiative: Fraser Lake Age-friendly Action Plan

  Innovative local government CBSS initiatives and partnerships: Local governments are key players in developing and delivering community-based seniors services (CBSS) to support o

Supporting Seniors Journal Club by Community Scholars Program at Simon Fraser University (SFU) Library

Target Audience: Staff of non-profit and charitable organizations in BC (Community Scholars Program), non-profits working with seniors or interested in this area (Supporting Seniors Journal Club) I

Westside Health Network Society

Program Overview  The Westside Health Network Society (WHNS) was launched in November, 1991, and supports seniors in West Kelowna, B.C. In supporting local seniors and their wellness, this n

Golden Seniors Table - The Seniors Lunch Program

“It is so much more than soup”. This is how seniors in Golden, B.C describe the Seniors Lunch Program that’s run by the Community Response Network and Golden Community Resources Society. Launch

The Sunshine Coast Seniors Planning Table - Seniors' Social Isolation

The Sunshine Coast Seniors’ Planning Table (SCSPT) is a program of the Sunshine Coast Resource Centre. Formed in 2015, it brings together over 20 organizations, agencies, the community, and

Whole Way House Society - Meal Delivery Program

On the Downtown East Side of Vancouver, Whole Way House Society (WWHS) has been reaching out to and supporting vulnerable seniors and veterans who are at risk of homelessness since its founding in 20

The Tri-Cities Seniors Planning Network - Worldfest, a Seniors Celebration of Culture

Dancing, singing, and a complement of musicians from many different cultures was what over 800 festival attendees experienced during World Fest, A Seniors’ Celebration of Cultures, in the summer of

Southern Vancouver Island & Southern Gulf Islands Seniors Planning Table

The Southern Vancouver Island and Southern Gulf Islands Seniors Planning Table (SVI/SGI SPT) was established in 2018 as an outcome of the Provincial Summit on Aging held in November, 2017. Local Senio


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