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CANADA | May 23, 2024

Call for Lived Experiences: WHO Commission on Social Connection (Deadline: May 31, 2024)

The WHO Commission on Social Connection is looking for individuals who have experienced social isolation and loneliness to share their stories, insights, and advice.Commissioners are committed to lived experience being central to the process and products of the Commission. Your personal perspective

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Shaping the Future of Care Closer to Home for Older Adults

Have your say in a national conversation about what supports are needed for older adults to live at home. Older people should be free to choose to age in place – meaning people should be supported

September 30th, 2021: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30, 2021 marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, commemorating the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families, and their communities. Confronting

BC Provincial Summit on Aging 2022: Teaser Sessions

As a sneak preview for the upcoming BC Provincial Summit on Aging on April 28 & 29, 2022, this Fall we will be hosting a series of 60-minute virtual international keynotes and discussions that you

Project Impact Healthy Aging

Project Impact Healthy Aging  is a developmental evaluation course that helps agencies in the CBSS sector in B.C. to develop the ability to do credible self-studies of their impact, and to see and co

Back-to-School with Canada HomeShare: Intergenerational Living Embraced by Students and Older Adults

This year, back-to-school for many post-secondary students and older adults across Canada looks different. Canada HomeShare, an intergenerational housing program that addresses social isolation by b

APPLY NOW: 2022 United Way Public Policy Institute

Are you a change-maker? Do you want to help strengthen your organization’s capacity to advance policy change? The application period is now open for the 2022 United Way Public Policy Institute, an

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

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