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Programs and Initiatives

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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West Kootenay Seniors Transportation (Nelson CARES Society)

The West Kootenay Seniors Transportation program is a three-year pilot that began in January 2016 that is coordinated through the Nelson CARES Age Friendly Community Initiative and the Moving Together

Mount Waddington Adult Day Program Pilot

Mount Waddington is a rural region on North Vancouver Island with a population of approximately 14,000 spread out over a large area. Vulnerable seniors in the region were falling through the cracks, l

Seniors Come Share Society’s Share and Care Program

Seniors Come Share Society’s Share and Care program provides socializing opportunities for seniors living in the North Surrey area. The goal is to provide a warm and welcoming environment for senior

The Pender Island Community Gathering

The Pender Island Community Gathering has been providing a by-donation lunch at the Community Hall on Pender Island once a week since September 2016. Though not exclusively focused on seniors, about h

Granisle Healthy Lunches Program

The Village of Granisle is a very small community (population of ~ 350) in Northern B.C.(near Smithers) where seniors, many of whom live alone, make up 2/3 of the population. The Granisle Healthy Lun

Silver Harbour Seniors’ Activity Centre Food Program

Silver Harbour Seniors’ Activity Centre is a centre for older adults living in the North Vancouver area that offers a range of programs and activities. One of their core programs is the Food Service

On Track (City of Kamloops and Interior Health)

On Track is a group exercise program in Kamloops focusing on prevention of cardiovascular disease in middle-aged and older adults. In response to community need, the scope of the program now includes

Choose to Move (Active Aging Research Team)

In March 2013, BC Ministry of Health entered into a partnership with the Active Aging Research Team (AART) at Centre for Hip Health and Mobility (CHHM) to develop a key prevention strategy in order to

Seniors Outreach Ambassador Program (Burnaby Neighbourhood House)

The Seniors Outreach Ambassador Program at Burnaby Neighbourhood House trains senior volunteers (aged 40+) to outreach to vulnerable seniors (target age 75+). These volunteer Ambassadors connect with


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