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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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Government of Canada supports the official launch of the United Way’s Healthy Aging CORE resource hub

On April 8th, 2021, Deb Schulte, Minister of Seniors, took part in a virtual event with the United Way of the Lower Mainland (UWLM) for the official national launch of Healthy Aging CORE (Collaborativ

Avoid coronavirus scams: What you need to know

The COVID-19 outbreak has prompted a number of online schemes. Coronavirus disease (also known as COVID-19) is dominating the news and sending people across the globe into panic. Of course, it was on

WHO launches Global Report on Ageism

The Global report on ageism outlines a framework for action to reduce ageism including specific recommendations for different actors (e.g. government, UN agencies, civil society organizations, pri

Stanford Social Innovation Review

The Stanford Social Innovation Review, has launched a series of essays exploring innovations that bring together older and younger generations. Published in partnership with Encore.org and the Eisner

Port Hardy Council to Nominate Glynn for the Order of British Columbia

Port Hardy Senior Citizens' Society President, Rosaline Glynn has been nominated for the Order of British Columbia. Unanimously endorsed by Port Hardy's Community Consultative Committee, she has been

Ottawa invests in virtual care in BC and PEI - February 2021

February 11, 2021: The government of Canada announced investments in virtual care for the provinces of British Columbia and Prince Edward Island. Patty Hajdu (pictured), minister of health, signed off

COVID-19 has significantly increased the use of many technologies among older Canadians: poll

From Facebook to food delivery apps and fitness trackers, older Canadians have upped their use of many technologies and online services during the COVID-19 pandemic. A new AGE-WELL poll conducted by

Free energy reduction tools for income-qualified individuals: Energy Conservation Assistance Program and Community Partners Offer (FortisBC, BC Hydro)

The Energy Conservation Assistance Program (ECAP) offered by Fortis BC and BC Hydro is a valuable opportunity for low-income households to save money on home energy costs while also making their homes

Minister of Seniors Supplementary Mandate Letter - January 15, 2021

In his mandate letter to the Honourable Deb Schulte, Minister of Seniors, on January 15, 2021, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau outlines some of the priority commitments for her role. Most notably for t

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