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[Video] Men's Sheds: Changing Lives for the Better

UK Mens Sheds Association

Men’s Sheds Cymru, Pontypridd Mens Shed, Helpu and UK Men's Sheds Association collaborate to celebrate and champion Social Prescribing Day, March 14th.  Social Prescribing Day serves as a platform to raise awareness about the transformative potential of social prescribing in healthcare. This inno

[Webinar Recording] How Do You Measure Belonging?

United Way British Columbia

We all know that isolation leads to significant health impacts. That’s why as a seniors’ serving organizations you likely work very hard to create welcoming and inclusive environments in all that you and your team do. But how do you know what is working and what needs course correcting? Or wheth

[Webinar Recording] Alzheimer Society Series

Alzheimer's Society of BC

In these five webinars hosted by the Alzheimer's Society of BC in 2018, we will look at gaining a better understanding of dementia - the various types, what is happening in the brain throughout the stages, and dispelling some common myths. Session 1. Understanding DementiaSession 2. Understanding Co

[Resource] Intercultural Toolkit for Community-Based Seniors’ Services (CBSS) Organizations in British Columbia

Healthy Aging

This Toolkit provides a step-by-step approach that community organizations can use to enhance the level of cultural competency and relevancy of their organization and/ or their individual programs. It was developed with a focus on community-based seniors serving organizations, or CBSS (Community Bas

[Resource] A Toolkit on How to Implement Social Prescribing

World Health Organization

This toolkit was created to help introduce social prescribing at the community level. It outlines the steps required to introduce a social prescribing scheme and includes sample materials, which can be adapted to the local context.This toolkit can be used by implementing organizations and individual

[Resource] Dementia in a New Light

PiDC Alliance

PiDC Alliance co-lead Dr. Sherry Dupuis and the research team that created the research-based production Cracked: new light on dementia has officially launched “Dementia in New Light: A Digital Learning Experience”. People living with dementia are among the most stigmatized groups in societ

[Webinar Recording] New CCSMH Guidelines on Social Isolation and Loneliness in Older Adults

CCSHM/Healthy Aging CORE

The Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health (CCSHM) will be launching the first-ever Canadian clinical guidelines for health care and social service professionals to support them in their vital professional roles working with older patients and clients. Dr. David Conn, Co-Chair of CCSMH alon

[Resource] Intergenerational Program Guidelines

Rachelle Patille

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[Resource] Canadian Guidelines on Alcohol Use Disorder Among Older Adults


Canadian Guidelines on Alcohol Use Disorder Among Older AdultsThe Canadian Coalition for Seniors Mental Health (CCSMH) received a grant from the Substance Use and Addictions Program (SUAP) of Health Canada to create a set of four guidelines on the prevention, assessment, and management of substanc


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