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CANADA | Feb 20, 2024

[News] Loneliness among seniors is a global threat. This advocate is pushing for a local solution

Loneliness among seniors is a global threat. This advocate is pushing for a local solution

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[News] Jasper Joins Alberta’s Social Prescribing Initiative for Seniors’ Welfare

Click HERE to read the full articleIn a significant stride towards enhancing the quality of life for seniors, the Municipality of Jasper’s Community Development Department has become part of an ambi

[News] Province seeking input on support for evacuees

The Province wants to hear from people about the supports available when they must evacuate their homes during a disaster. With the increasing frequency and severity of wildfires and floods due to cl

[Article] What do older Japanese-Canadians need?

Click HERE to read the full articleMendou kakenai. It’s a Japanese word that means “too much of a bother,” and it’s one that the volunteer-run seniors-aid association Tonari Gumi hears far too

[News] ‘Housing is healthcare’: Huupsitas helps to make housing affordable for seniors

Click HERE to read the full articlePort Alberni, BC - In just over a year, a new 48-unit independent living apartment building located on the Tsawaayuus Rainbow Gardens Campus of Care in Port Alberni

[Call for Submissions] Social Prescribing Conference: Canada's 1st International Social Prescribing Conference

Click HERE to learn more September 26 to 27, 2024 at The Carlu in Toronto, Ontario for an in-person, international social prescribing conference! This conference will increase awareness, demonstrate a

[News] More shelters open, prepare for plummeting temperatures

People are urged to prepare for extremely cold weather and snow in many communities across British Columbia, starting today and lasting into early next week.Cold or arctic outflow warnings have been i

[News] Food prices expected to rise by up to 4.5% next year, but some items will be cheaper

https://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/food-prices-expected-to-rise-by-up-to-4-5-next-year-but-some-items-will-be-cheaper-report

[News] B.C. woman stages rally to highlight plight of seniors living in poverty

A B.C. senior took to the streets of downtown Vernon on Thursday to highlight poverty among older adults. Carole Fawcett says government support for seniors is not enough to get by amid the rapidl

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