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Let's Combat Ageism: Ageism and Negative Thinking

Ageism and Negative Thinking: A Personal Reflection By The Council on Aging of Ottawa: Patrick Curran and Peggy EdwardsWhen I turned 55, it really bothered me. Age 55 was my threshold in the aging pro

Embrace Equity was this year's campaign theme for Internal Women's Day

Equality versus Equity: What's the difference as we #EmbraceEquity for IWD 2023 and beyond?The words equity and equality are often used interchangeably. Etymologically, the root word they share is ae

Budget 2024 Consultation

The 2024 B.C. Budget Consultation offers an important opportunity to speak directly to elected officials and to represent your organization, community, and CBSS sector concerns and priorities. The Con

#LoveAllAges Photo Contests

About the ContestAs one of Canada’s largest not-for-profit social enterprises with over 115 years of care delivery experience, our SE Health team takes pride in our work's impact on how we live and

Seeking New Members of OSA Council of Advisors

In early March, the office will open applications to British Columbians 55+ who are interested in becoming members of the Office of the Seniors Advocate Council of Advisors (COA). The COA is an engage

Calgary researchers to look at aging brain as study says vitamin D prevents dementia

Researchers at the University of Calgary are starting a national project to try to get more insight into the brain as people age.The CAN-PROTECT project, led by Dr. Zahinoor Ismail, begins Wednesday

Prescribing nature: the restorative power of a simple dose of outdoors

The health benefits of green or blue prescriptions are many and there are calls to integrate them more into routine careIn my mid-20s, I undertook the quintessentially Australian rite of passage of mo

ParticipACTION wants to hear from you! (Win a $50 gift card)

We want to hear from you!As someone who is involved in the physical activity sector, your opinion matters to us. Please take our short survey (less than 10 minutes) about your experience with Particip

BC Seniors Advocate New Report

BC Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie presented at 1 p.m. February 23rd on the release of her new report “We Must Do Better: Home Support for B.C. Seniors”. The report calls for a fundamental rest

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