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Webinar Recording: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June, 2022

CanAge, CNPEA, Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario and the BC Association of Community Response Networks would like to thank those who took part in the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day event on June 15, where people gathered to remind the world that human rights don’t get old.  If you missed the event

Dementia Education Program

Alzheimer’s disease, which represents two-thirds of dementia cases, is on the rise. With a powerful demographic shift taking place in Quebec, it’s vital that we ensure that those who are hardest hit receive the training, protection and resources they need. Care partners are at the centre of the

New and Existing Caregiver Support Groups!

Family Caregivers of British Columbia

Family Caregivers of BC hosts a number of caregiver support groups to support you, as a caregiver. If you are unfamiliar with support groups, this article on “The Value of Peer Support” offers an introduction. The most important element of any support group is to create a safe and confidentia

Caregivers in the Workplace Toolkit

The Ontario Caregiver Organization

In Ontario, there are four million unpaid caregivers and 69% of them are employed. Two-thirds of working caregivers have expressed concerns about managing their caregiving responsibilities when they return to the workplace ("post-COVID"), 30% are considering quitting to be able to provide better ca

Promising Models of Community-Based Seniors’ Transportation in British Columbia

United Way British Columbia

This report provides the findings from case studies led by Kate Hosford in partnership with Dr. Beverley Pitman from United Way British Columbia and Dr. Meghan Winters who leads the Cities, Health, and Active Transportation Research Lab at Simon Fraser University. The case studies, conducted from Ma

Report: Current State of Social Prescribing in Canada

Bridgeable

This report is the first output of a project being delivered in partnership with the Canadian Institute for Social Prescribing (CISP) and the Canadian Social Prescribing Community of Practice (CoP). The objective of the project is to better understand the current state of social prescribing (SP) in

Caring for Seniors - Rural Mental Wellness Toolkit

Rural Mental Wellness

Seniors face unique challenges when it comes to mental health. As we mature, it is common to feel more isolated, tired and even depressed. There is hope! Rural Mental Wellness wants to help you improve your quality of life by boosting your mental health and helping you feel more connected to your co

Report: Development and Implementation of a Heat Alert and Response System in Rural British Columbia

Canadian Journal of Public Health

Developed from findings collected in 2018, this report supports the development and implementation of a Heat Alert and Response System. The resulting system is a sustainable public health intervention that utilizes existing assets, and has the potential to mitigate the negative health effects of ex

Leading & Learning WITH PRIDE: A Revitalized Tool Kit on Supporting 2SLGBTQI+ Seniors

The City of Toronto Seniors Services and Long-Term Care (SSLTC)

2SLGBTQI+ older adults face unique challenges as they age and often experience barriers to access across healthcare, long-term care, retirement, homecare, and social service environments. This toolkit includes guidance from working groups, insights from folks with lived expertise, and real-world ex

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