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CANADA | Feb 20, 2024

[News] Loneliness among seniors is a global threat. This advocate is pushing for a local solution

Loneliness among seniors is a global threat. This advocate is pushing for a local solution

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[Course] Canadian Fall Prevention Curriculum

REGISTER TODAY!YOU CAN RECIEVE UPTO $3500 CREDIT TOWARDS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS. LEARN MOREGain a new perspective on preventing falls and injuries...PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR HEALTH PRAC

[News] Government of Canada funds 14 projects in London to empower seniors in their communities

Government of Canada funds 14 projects in London to empower seniors in their communitiesFrom: Employment and Social Development CanadaNews releaseJune 27, 2023       London, Ontario     

[Opportunity] Research participants wanted for an online UBC study.

Research participants wanted for an online UBC study.Take part in new research!Dr. Christiane Hoppmann and the Health and Adult Development Lab is studying how social support from a study partner impa

[Article] It’s Time to Act: A Review of Assisted Living in B.C.

Following a comprehensive review of the province’s assisted living services, the BC Seniors Advocate is calling on government to address the current confusing legislative landscape to protect senior

[News] Province launches new initiative to protect people during extreme heat emergencies

People in B.C., especially those most at risk of health impacts from extreme heat emergencies, will be better protected as the Province expands access to air conditioners for people who are medically

[Impact Story] Celebrating the trailblazers of the Public Policy Institute Class of 2023

Celebrating the trailblazers of the Public Policy Institute Class of 2023The Public Policy Institute (PPI) Class of 2023 embarked on a transformative journey in January to acquire the knowledge, skill

[News] United Way British Columbia commends BC’s air conditioning initiative to aid vulnerable people

NEWS RELEASE June 28, 2023 United Way British Columbia commends BC’s air conditioning initiative to aid vulnerable people The non-profit organization provides crucial assistance to seniors living in

[Article] Seniors need trauma-informed services in long-term care homes

Canada needs trauma-informed aged care, training and strategies in long-term care homes across the country that take into account recent and past traumatic experiences of seniors.Trauma is a heavy wor

[Article] Finding joy at age 100: Talking to centenarians about living their best life at any age

Aging is seen as a period of loss, and there are unhelpful myths about older adults. Myths lead to treatable conditions being considered normal parts of aging, including cognitive decline, dementia,

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