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.
[Recorded Webinar] Newcomers to Canada: Preparing for your first Canadian winter
University of Ottawa International
[Resource] Mental Health Resource for Seniors: Cooking Up Calm
Dr. Gail Low, Faculty of Nursing - University of Alberta
It contains tips based on the six most effective mentally healthy living strategies to emerge from a research study conducted during COVID-19 when social distancing restrictions were lifting. It also contains some easy-to-follow meal recipes.
[Resource] Non-drug strategies to reduce frailty
McMaster Optimal Aging Portal
Click HERE to access this resource Non-drug strategies to reduce frailtyDec 20, 2023 - McMaster University -The Bottom LineFrailty can lead to a host of health conditions and injuries, and impact quality of life.Non-drug options, such as physical activity, multicomponent strategies, and nutrition-re
[Resource] Navigating the Path Forward for Dementia in Canada: The Landmark Study Report #1
The Landmark Study Report 1: Navigating the Path Forward for Dementia in Canada (PDF) Download the PDF of the first report of the Landmark Study: Navigating the Path Forward for Dementia in Canada.
[Resource] 2023 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures
Click HERE to read the full PDF2023 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures is a statistical resource for U.S. data related to Alzheimer’s disease, the most common cause of dementia. Background and context for interpretation of the data are contained in the Overview. Additional sections address
[Resource] Reducing Caregiver Stress
If you or someone you know is exhibiting signs of caregiver stress, it is important to seek help. These are just some of the things caregivers can do to make their lives a bit easier:The person under stress should go to the doctor for regular check-ups.Ask family members and friends for their help a
[Resource] How exercise boosts brain health – whether you live with dementia or not
Let's talk exercise as medicine! In this edition of Dementia Talks! Canada, filmed in July 2023, we explored how what’s good for the body is also good for the brain. We also looked at how exercise can reduce dementia risk, boost symptom management and quality of life for people with dementia.
[Resource] Canadian Heart & Stroke Foundation Patient & Caregiver Resources
Canadian Heart & Stroke Foundation
Click HERE to learn moreThe Canadian Heart & Stroke Foundation has created printable PDF stroke related resources Patient & Caregiver ResourcesAcute Stroke Management infographicView PDFInfographic Secondary PreventionView PDFEnabling self-management following stroke: A checklist for patient