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CANADA | Dec 07, 2023

[Report] Housing Solutions Lab

The Housing Solutions Lab released their report from their recent open house engagement. The project focuses on creating a roadmap for solutions for older adults who are interested in housing options like home sharing, or renting secondary suites or coach houses in single detached homes on the Nor

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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

FREE Training and Resources to Promote Advance Care Planning in Your Community!

In the Fall of 2021, the BC Centre for Palliative Care will be offering FREE training, tools, and ongoing coaching to community organizations interested in hosting advance care planning programs in th

Bridging the age gap, together

There’s an old saying that ‘age is just a number’ yet, all too often, it needlessly drives a wedge between generations due to ageist pre-conceptions. The truth is that, when younger and older p

Canadian Donors Giving More to Charity

Article originally published at: https://afpglobal.org/news/canadian-donors-giving-more-charity  Canadian donors gave almost $1000 to charity, on average, according to the 2021 What Canadian Donor

Share your thoughts: Creating a federal policy definition of “senior abuse”

Opened on June 15, 2021 and will close on July 22, 2021. Senior abuse is an important human rights issue. It is also a social and public health issue that can undermine an older person’s: qualit

BC Seniors Week Profile: Muhammad, 90

In our fourth and final post of our first-ever Seniors of B.C. series, focusing on older adults who live, work and play in B.C., meet Muhammad, who is 90 years old and from Vancouver. Originally from

BC Seniors Week Profile: Brenda, 69

In our third post of our Seniors of B.C. series focusing on seniors who live, work and play in B.C., we would like to introduce Brenda. Brenda is 69 years old and resides with her husband in McLeese L

BC Seniors Week Profile: Brian, 72

In our second post of our Seniors of BC series focusing on seniors who live, work and play in B.C., we would like to introduce Brian, 72, of New Westminster. Brian has been an avid volunteer with the

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