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CANADA | Jul 03, 2024

[Research Study] Allies in Health - Health and Adult Development lab UBC

In the Allies in Health study, we are aiming to better understand how groups of individuals and their study partner (referred to as dyads) navigate their everyday activities and how dyad members shape each other’s health. Through this study, we hope to learn about how study partners navigate every

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[Opportunity] APPLY NOW: 2024 United Way BC Public Policy Institute are now open!

APPLY NOW: 2024 United Way BC Public Policy Institute are now openThe application period is now open for the 2024 United Way BC’s Public Policy Institute, an applied learning and training program de

[Free Virtual Workshops] Fountain of Health Thrive Learning Centre

Click HERE to learn more about the free educational webinars and workshopsThe Fountain of Health in partnership with Wellness Together Canada offers FREE educational events

[Impact Story] Leveraging the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging research platform to mobilize COVID-19 research

Leveraging the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging research platform to mobilize COVID-19 researchImpact Story of the YearThe COVID-19 pandemic disproportionally affected older people. Hospitalizatio

[News] Could this be sepsis? Sepsis Canada hopes to empower Canadians to recognize the signs and symptoms of the world's deadliest health condition

Could this be sepsis? Sepsis Canada hopes to empower Canadians to recognize the signs and symptoms of the world's deadliest health conditionAt a glanceIssueSepsis is the deadliest health condition in

[Impact Story] Hampton honoured for helping seniors get the most out of town life

Hampton Mayor Robert Doucet says being connected to events and services keeps seniors from feeling isolatedFrom beautifully maintained parks to resource centres that connect people to needed services,

[Canada-Wide] National Seniors Council

Click HERE to apply to be a Chairperson, National Seniors CouncilThe Government of Canada is looking to recruit candidates with expertise and experience working with older adults or on population agin

[News] Sisters plan grandparents ball using new DiverseAbility Microgrant funding

Click HERE to read the full articleRed carpet, professional photosThis fall, Rylee Lynch, 22, will break out her old prom dress and give it a second spin on the dance floor. That's because she and h

[News] Extreme heat is particularly hard on older adults – an aging population and climate change put ever more people at risk

Click HERE to read the full articleScorching temperatures have put millions of Americans in danger this summer, with heat extremes stretching from coast to coast in the Southern U.S.Phoenix hit 110 de

[Impact Story] How One B.C. group is helping immigrant seniors cope with scorching temperatures

Amid a scorching heatwave, a Metro Vancouver group has stepped up to provide safety calls to more than 200 immigrant seniors and ensure they are not being left to suffer in the heat. MOSAIC, a non-

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