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[Free Course] Caregiving Essentials

McMaster University

Click HERE to learn moreGet the essential caregiving information and support you needIf you’re a caregiver, the Caregiver Essentials program was created for you. It offers valuable knowledge and skills meant to benefit caregivers in any way they choose.Offers valuable information and support, as w

[Toolkit] Essential Care Partner Toolkit

Sinai Health

Click HERE to learn moreEssential care partners may be supporting their family or friend with some of their basic care needs while they are in the hospital. These resources will provide you with some of the key information on how you can help. Before you provide care to a patient in hospital, please

[Report] Perspectives on Growing Older in Canada: The 2023 NIA Ageing in Canada Survey

Natalie Iciaszczyk, Keith Neuman, Alyssa Brierley, Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald, Samir Sinha

The 2023 NIA Ageing in Canada Survey report by the NIA, in partnership with the Environics Institute for Survey Research, takes an in-depth look at the perspectives of growing older in Canada using a base sample of 5,875 Canadians. The survey is the largest of its kind in Canada and provides the fir

[RECORDED WEBINAR] Social Prescribing: Learnings from the UK

Healthy Aging Alberta

In November 2023, 4 members of the Healthy Aging Alberta team had the opportunity to join a learning trip facilitated by the Canadian Institute of Social Prescribing to the UK.

[Report] AgeTech Ethics and Equity


SFU STAR has produced a new report titled AgeTech, Ethics and Equity: Towards a Cultural Shift in AgeTech Ethical Responsibility. STAR received funding from AGE-WELL's Catalyst Funding Program in Healthy Aging (see funding announcement news release here) in 2023 to carry out a project on ethical de

[SURVEY] Understanding the Mental Health and Well-being of Older Adults in Canada

Jpro Research and consulting

[SURVEY] Understanding the Mental Health and Well-being of Older Adults in Canada

[Resource] Canadian Guidelines for the Assessment and Treatment of Anxiety in Older Adults


Canadian Guidelines for the Assessment and Treatment of Anxiety in Older AdultsUntil now, there were no existing guidelines for anxiety in older adults to help support health care providers with assessment and treatment. Older adults also needed access to evidence-based mental health information

[Resource] What is social prescribing and Conceptualizing and Implementing Social Prescribing Programs

Canadian Alliance for Social Connection and Health

Social prescribing is a healthcare approach where professionals refer patients to non-clinical services like exercise, art, or community activities to improve well-being.About this Report This report presents the perspectives gathered from the Social Prescribing Community of Practice located on Vanc


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