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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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Recorded Webinar (United Way Healthy Aging): Building Communities: Increasing Online Engagement and Awareness

Healthy Aging by United Way

This webinar is designed to help nonprofit and community groups incorporate social media into their programs. It provides an overview of common tools and their purpose, and outlines best practices and tips for increasing online engagement and awareness among followers. Panelist Chiara Camponeschi c

Research paper - Contained or Enabled: The Changing Role of Canada's Civil Society in Promoting Civic Discourse

Joanne Cave and Lisa Lalande, Mowat NFP.

This policy/research paper published in Maecenata Observatorium in January, 2020 looks at the role of civil society in Canada.  Civic discourse and participation is one of the most important indicators of a healthy, vibrant democratic society. In an increasingly polarized political environment, c

The BC Food Security Gateway: resources, networking, funding opportunities

PHSA, PHABC

The BC Food Security Gateway (the Gateway) is an online resource that provides BC communities with up-to-date food security information. The Gateway is meant to inform and link users to projects, initiatives, and organizations in British Columbia as well as publications, tools, guides, and news. The

BC's Restart Plan

Government of BC

As of May 1, 2020, more than 2,100 British Columbians have tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 100 people have died. As the pandemic hit B.C., we asked British Columbians to do their part and they took action to stay home and help flatten the curve. With each day, the rate of growth in COVID

Country Reports: COVID-19 and Long-Term Care

International Long-Term Care Policy Network

These reports aim to document the impact of COVID-19 on people who use and provide Long-Term Care and the measures adopted by different countries to contain and mitigate the impact of the virus. They are updated regularly as new information becomes available. Canada is included: https://ltccovid.o

9 Ways Charities and Nonprofits are Adapting to COVID-19

Emily Jensen

  The COVID_19 crisis has hit the charitable and nonprofit sector quickly, to devastating results. Our team has heard from organizations across the country about what they’re experiencing. Many of these stories reveal unprecedented struggle, but we’re also hearing hopeful stories of organizat

Tips: Healthy Eating, Spending Less - adapted versions for Chinese, South Asian, Latin Americans, and Caribbean and African populations

Dieticians of Canada

The Dieticians of Canada have developed “Healthy Eating While Spending Less” guidelines and have made adapted versions for different cultural groups, including South Asian, Latin Americans, Chinese, and African and Caribbean, as well as in different languages (i.e., French, Spanish, Chinese, Pu

Sector Monitor: Charities and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Imagine Canada

This report summarizes the responses of 1,458 leaders of charities who answered an online survey between April 15th and April 28th. All responses are weighted by organization size, activity area, region, principal source of revenue, and the presence of paid staff to produce estimates more representa

Self Management BC Programs for Adults of Any Age Living With One or Multiple Ongoing Health Conditions

University of Victoria Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health; Self-Management British Columbia and Self-Management Resource Center.

Put Life Back In Your Life. Join a free health program and participate online, by telephone, or independently. There are four programs to choose from: Better Choices, Better Health Online Self-Management Program The Self-Management Health Coach Program The Tool Kit for Active Living with Chr

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