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Province of British Columbia
Systemic racism exists everywhere, including in government policies and programs. The provincial government has created a survey inviting British Columbians to anonymously share basic information about themselves and their experiences with government services. The results of this survey will help
United Way BC
October 1st was National Seniors Day (Canada) and International Day of Older Persons What better way to celebrate than to come together with food and stories from those in our Healthy Aging community! This past year and a half has been difficult, but has also provided us with new ways to come
United Way BC
United Way British Columbia (UWBC) is requesting proposals to evaluate the 82 Better at Home programs across British Columbia. The evaluation framework will be designed to examine and report on the community context, implementation, service delivery model and overall impact(s) of Better at Home on
Health Excellence Canada
Have your say in a national conversation about what supports are needed for older adults to live at home. Older people should be free to choose to age in place – meaning people should be supported to live safely and independently at home or in the community, for as long as they wish and are able
Healthy Aging CORE BC
September 30, 2021 marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, commemorating the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families, and their communities. Confronting the reality of this tragic, painful, and shameful period in Canada and its ongoing impact is a vital
United Way BC
As a sneak preview for the upcoming BC Provincial Summit on Aging on April 28 & 29, 2022, this Fall we will be hosting a series of 60-minute virtual international keynotes and discussions that you won't want to miss! The series will focus on programs that were developed in other countries and have
United Way British Columbia
Project Impact Healthy Aging is a developmental evaluation course that helps agencies in the CBSS sector in B.C. to develop the ability to do credible self-studies of their impact, and to see and communicate the effects of the programs on the people they are designed to serve. This is achieved by
National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE)
This year, back-to-school for many post-secondary students and older adults across Canada looks different. Canada HomeShare, an intergenerational housing program that addresses social isolation by bringing together seniors and students, is bridging generational divides by providing students across
United Way British Columbia
Are you a change-maker? Do you want to help strengthen your organization’s capacity to advance policy change? The application period is now open for the 2022 United Way Public Policy Institute, an applied learning and training program designed to help non-profit leaders and their organizations
Human Rights Watch
Recent heat waves in the western Canada province of British Columbia have left hundreds dead, and older people and people with disabilities are at a high risk. According to British Columbia’s Chief Coroner, of the 719 sudden deaths between June 25 and July 1, many were “older individuals living