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[Podcast] Supporting Family Caregivers in Healthcare Through Research, Education and in Practice with Dr. Jasneet Parmar (Episode 94)

Caregiver's Compass

Caregivers are aware there are significant gaps in our healthcare system, yet some of the answers to these gaps are found in supporting and providing education to the healthcare workers on the front lines

[Report] The role of faith-based organisations in developing age-friendly communities

Manchester Urban Ageing Research Group (MUARG)

Faith-based spaces are important community assets. They are a critical form of social infrastructure and often already provide important services to older people.

NRC AGE Questionnaire

Design for Public Health Lab- Carlton University

Survey looking for responses from residents of Canada who are 65+ years old and have travelled by air in the last 5 years.

[Article] Preventable hospitalizations and deaths ‘of despair’ associated with income inequality

University of Alberta

Prevention and support programs should be targeted to regions with highest social inequities, researchers say.

[Report] Black Lives Experiencing Homelessness Matter: A Critical Conceptual Framework for Understanding How Policing Drives System Avoidance among Vulnerable Populations

Taylor and Francis Online

This paper examines racialized encounters with the police from the perspectives of people experiencing homelessness in San Diego, California in 2020. By some estimates, homelessness doubled in San Diego during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.

[Resource] Transformative Research Toolkit

Othering and Belonging Institute Berkeley

Transformative Research ToolkitWe have seen and participated in transformative research strategies that defeated proposed jail expansions, won millions of dollars for community-prioritized programs, and built new community-led organizations that changed a political landscape, among many other achi

[Resource] The Nova Scotia Housing Isolation Program builds holistic supports for underhoused populations through unlikely community partnerships


Health services designed specifically for under-housed and precariously housed populations were not abundant in Nova Scotia prior to COVID-19. For public health practitioners in Nova Scotia (NS), our work around affordable housing, homelessness, and poverty-focused primarily on the policy level, whe

[Podcast] Season 2- Mind the Disruption Podcast


Season 2Social Movements for Social JusticeWelcome back! In the second season of Mind the Disruption, we explore social movements for social justice: groups of people working together to build collective power for change.In each episode, you’ll hear from someone – a disruptor - who works with ot

[Resource] The State of Caregiving in Canada (2012 v 2018): Workload intensifies and well-being declines

University of Alberta, Caregivers Alberta, AGEwell, Vanier

The State of Caregiving in Canada (2012 v 2018): Workload intensifies and well-being declines


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