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CANADA | Jun 02, 2023

[Impact Story] GrandPals Program Spotlight

Program SpotlightFrom Pen to HeartA big thank you to Baycrest for writing and sharing this story. Since February 13, 2023 GrandPals living at Baycrest’s long term care home have been connecting with two Grade 5 classes at St. Margaret Catholic Elementary School. The GrandPals Program began with bi


Human Rights Watch research on the impact of heat on older people and people with disabilities in British Columbia

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 Chie

Connecting Families: Affordable high-speed Internet for low-income seniors and families (Aug 11, 2021)

On August 11th, 2021, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, and the Honourable Deb Schulte, Minister of Seniors announced the second phase of the C

Giant Jenga puzzle built by Coquitlam Men’s Shed Society a win-win for mental health

Originally posted at: https://www.tricitynews.com/local-news/giant-jenga-puzzle-built-by-coquitlam-mens-shed-society-a-win-win-for-mental-health-4180180 A project to build a giant Jenga puzzle to he

Home and Independent Living (HaIL) Training Program

People in B.C. now have more support to start a career working with seniors with the launch of the Home and Independent Living program. “I encourage people who are seeking a new and rewarding caree

A provincial evidence-informed approach to supporting people experiencing bereavement in British Columbia

Does your organization provide bereavement services? Have you provided these services during the COVID-19 pandemic? You are invited to participate in a survey about how bereavement services for Brit

Intergenerational Shared Housing Opportunity

Canada HomeShare is excited to partner with Simon Fraser University to bring a facilitated model of shared housing to Metro Vancouver. They are looking for older adults who would like to share the

Are you a Frontline Health Care Worker? Would you like to participate in a study?

We are looking for frontline health care workers in BC involved with care work for the last 6 to 12 months to participate in a study about the impact of COVID19 and their employment experience, health

UBC Master of Management Community Business Project

Applications are now open for UBC's Sauder School of Business Community Business Project program (CBP), providing not-for-profit organizations and social enterprises providing access to free consul

Provide Your Input: HSO National Long-Term Care Services Standard

Deadline to submit input: July 31st, 2021 The Standards Council of Canada (SCC), Health Standards Organization (HSO) and Canadian Standards Association (CSA Group) are working collaboratively on deve


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