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Dr. Catherine Donnelly | Neighbours helping neighbours age well at home

Dr. Catherine Donnelly

“Neighbours helping neighbours age well at home”This talk was sponsored by the William J. Henderson Foundation Dr. Catherine Donnelly Associate Professor, School of Rehabilitation Therapy and Department of Family Medicine Director, Health Services and Policy Research Institute We often take the

When Local Won’t Do: Referrals for Vulnerable Adults in BC


Hundreds of adults in BC use services that help them with quality of life: meal services, seniors’ centres, day programs and more. But when an adult is vulnerable or incapable of making their own decisions, how do we intercede to ensure their best interests are looked after? The Decision Tree, a p

What Spoofing Means and How to Stay Safe


Spoofing is when a fraudster disguises an email address, sender name, phone number or website address to fool you into thinking you are communicating with a trusted person or business. This article will help you recognize spoofing when it’s happening and how to protect yourself from fraud.First, w

Holding Space: A Community Engagement Toolkit


View Full Release Link to Toolkit: https://www.sfu.ca/publicsquare/news-resources/resources/toolkit.html For 10 years, SFU Public Square has been a keystone initiative of Simon Fraser University’s commitment to community engagement. In that time, we have programmed hundreds of engagements between

Fraud Awareness Bulletins

Canadian Anti Fraud Centre

Please see the attached documents for Canadian Anti Fraud Centre's bulletins on Fraudster’s Toolbox.Investment Scams.Service Scams.Phishing – Fraudster’s Toolbox.

January 2023 Vancouver Chinatown Affordable Seniors Housing Inventory

Louisa-May Khoo

A new report coming out of a community-led study sounds the alarm on the severe lack of affordable, suitable and secure housing with culturally appropriate integrated eldercare for Chinatown seniors.With deteriorating century-old buildings and a growing aging population, the Vancouver Chinatown Affo

New Documentary: Voices of Diversity

Rexdale Community Health Centre

Voices of Diversity is a documentary film produced by the Rexdale Community Health Centre in Ontario, Canada. This project is funded by the Government of Canada's New Horizons for Seniors Program. When voices of diversity share wisdom, those speaking and those listening are both empowered. Storytell

Webinar Recording: Aging Lives Uprooted: Welcoming and Supporting Older Refugees to Canadian Communities

OACAO in collaboration with HelpAge Canada and CORE Canada

This webinar painted a picture of the older adult refugee experience in Canada, including the effects of fleeing conflict zones, the process of seeking asylum, and what it means to have lost everything. We heard from those working in the field - nationally, provincially, and locally – who shared t

Black History Month Informational Graphics

Balanced Supply of Housing Research Cluster

With respect to Black History Month, we wanted to highlight the ongoing systemic discrimination against Black Canadians within our housing structures. In these graphics, we provide background into the problem, focussing specifically on Hogans Alley and Africville, and present solutions identified by


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