Resources on CORE include checklists, toolkits, reports, studies, videos, and other materials on topics relevant to those working or volunteering in support of healthy aging and older adults independent living.
Slides and Recording: Provincial Information Session on What We Heard - United Way BC Healthy Aging's New Program and Service Design - October 31, 2023
United Way BC
United Way BC extends our heartfelt thank you to everyone who has been an integral part of our journey over the past ten Community Consultations.Your contributions have added immense value to our discussions, bringing fresh perspectives, innovative ideas, and a genuine commitment to our collective m
[Resource] Social environments are important determinants of nutritional risk among older-aged adults
Kathy Beerman, PhD
Click HERE to access this resource According to a new study published in The Journal of Nutrition, a supportive social environment may protect against nutritional risk among middle and older-aged adults.
[Webinar Recording] Aging and Mental Health Webinar (CAMH)
United Way BC, CAMH
The number of older adults with mental illness or dementia is increasing in Canada. Mental illness and dementia can have a significant impact on the quality of life of seniors and their loved ones, and increase health care system costs. Prevention, early intervention and treatment efforts can help m
[Report] Addressing the Significant Impact of RSV Infections among Older Canadians. It’s Time for Action.
National Institute on Ageing
Click HERE to learn moreThe NIA’s report Addressing the Significant Impact of RSV Infections among Older Canadians. It’s Time for Action., provides information on the burden of RSV infections, the recent development of new highly effective RSV vaccines, and the ongoing challenges and opportuniti
[Resource] Embrace the chill: Staying active as winter approaches
McMaster Optimal Aging Portal
Click HERE to learn moreEmbrace the chill: Staying active as winter approachesAs the leaves start to change colours and a crisp chill fills the air, it's a sure sign that winter is on its way. For many of us, the thought of colder weather can be a bit intimidating, but staying active is crucial for
[Podcast] Wrinkle Radio Episode 7: Information Piles and Palaces
Click HERE to listen to the podcastIn this episode: do you know where to go to get good information about dementia care?Featuring Nicole Dalmer (Assistant Professor of Health, Aging, & Society and Associate Director of the Gilbrea Centre for Studies of Aging at McMaster University) talking wit
[Toolkit] Changing the Conversation Toolkit
Click HERE to learn moreThe Changing the Conversation Toolkit will be your guide to a “quick start” to applying reframing aging principles to day to day communications. This toolkit will guide you through hot topics related to evidence-based framing strategies and how these topics relate to
[Report] Rural Older Volunteers & The COVID-19 Pandemic
Amber Colibaba, Elizabeth Russell, Mark Skinner
During large-scale global crises, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, there is an urgent need to understand the experiences of those living and working within it. A study from Trent University's Rural Aging Research Program, Rural Older Volunteers and the COVID-19 Pandemic examined the experiences of old