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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.

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Reducing Holiday Stress

Family Caregivers BC

For many of us, December marks the start of holiday gatherings and festivities, making it feel like “the most wonderful time of the year.” Some family caregivers, however, may find themselves singing a different tune (think: “He’s a mean one, Mr. Grinch”).While holidays bring opportunities

Global Report on Ageism

World Health Organization

OverviewThe Global report on ageism outlines a framework for action to reduce ageism including specific recommendations for different actors (e.g. government, UN agencies, civil society organizations, private sector). It brings together the best available evidence on the nature and magnitude of agei

CourAGE: What We Heard and Insights Report


COURAGE: Action for Better Aging invites Canada to get involved, to re-imagine aging and spark innovation for change through important discussions and concrete ideas and plans.The report provides a consolidated summary of what we heard from all participants and provides considerations for setting p

Colour of Violence: Race, Gender, & Anti-Violence Services

Battered Women's Support Services

Battered Women’s Support Services is thrilled to announce the launch of Colour of Violence: Race, Gender & Anti-Violence Services, a report placing racialized survivors at the center of anti-violence work. BWSS engaged in a community-based research project to better understand and raise awaren

Move for your Mood


Winter can put a damper on your mood. The colder, darker, shorter days can sap our energy and leave us feeling down. But there’s a simple way to start feeling better: get moving! Every little bit of movement can help reduce stress and promote happier feelings. In fact, you don’t need to run a ma

Volunteer Recruitment and Retention in the CBSS Sector consultation

United Way BC

Volunteers are essential to organizations that provide programs and services for seniors in our communities. Many volunteers are seniors themselves, whose contribution of time, knowledge, and experience are not only beneficial to their community, but also to their own well-being. Although various as

Men' Sheds Project Grants FAQ, Call for Proposal, Application, and Outcome Report

Do you know of a Men's Shed looking to grow in your community? United Way B.C.'s Healthy Aging Department and Men’s Shed Association of BC can help!  In British Columbia, there are currently 13 Men's Sheds and many more in development. A provincial network, Men’s Shed Association of B.C. (MSA

Grant Application: Men's Sheds Start-Up Details and Documents (2021)

Recognizing the value of Men’s Sheds in promoting men’s health and wellness, a new initiative of United Way Healthy Aging (UWHA) will support the growth of the Men’s Shed movement in B.C. and the rest of Canada. Working with the Men’s Shed Association of B.C., and supported by the Government


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