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.
Life satisfaction among Canadian seniors, 2016
Barayandema , Athanase; Uppal, Sharanjit
This study uses the 2016 General Social Survey on Canadians at Work and Home to provide a recent assessment of the life satisfaction of seniors in Canada. It includes information on overall life satisfaction, as well as information on nine domains of life: standard of living; health; life achievemen
Raising the profile and celebrating the value of community-based seniors' services in B.C.
The Raising the Profile Project (RPP) is a provincial network started in 2016 whose goal is to highlight the key role played by non-profit and municipal community-based seniors’ services in supporting seniors to build new social connections, remain physically and mentally active, and retain their
Emergency Preparedness for Older Adults
Health in Aging Foundation
Older adults are among the most vulnerable when disaster strikes. That’s why it’s critical that older people, and those who care for them, prepare for emergencies. If you’re an older adult, or care for an older person, follow this checklist to prepare for and respond in an emergency.
PreparedBC: Household Emergency Plan
Keep this plan in an easy-to-find, easy-to-remember place (for example, with your emergency kit). Use it in conjunction with the Household Preparedness Guide and the companion In it Together: Neighbourhood Preparedness Guide at gov.bc.ca/PreparedBC. .
PreparedBC: Household Preparedness Guide
You and your family could be on your own for several days while emergency responders work to save lives and manage the aftermath. It may be weeks before infrastructure, utilities and essential services are restored. Are you prepared to cope? Completing the steps in this guide will help you to answer
HEALTHY BUILT ENVIRONMENT LINKAGES A TOOLKIT FOR DESIGN • PLANNING • HEALTH (VERSION 1.1 - October 2014)
Provincial Health Services Authority
This foundational document is intended to: Facilitate conversations between public health practitioners, planners and others involved in land-use and transportation planning. Assist toolkit users in applying health evidence. Inform built environment decision-making processes. Be a navigational
Disaster Preparedness For Seniors By Seniors
American Red Cross
Learn how to protect yourself and cope with disaster by planning ahead. Even if you have physical limitations, you can still protect and prepare yourself.
Framing Strategies to Advance Aging and Address Ageism as Policy Issues
This brief lays out an approach to changing public thinking about aging in America. The goal of the strategy summarized here is to increase public support for policies and practices that can be advanced to support a robust, healthy, age-integrated society. The brief touches on the patterns in public
Finding the Frame: A FrameWorks Research Report
An Empirical Approach to Reframing Aging and Ageism: If you use communications to make the case for adapting society to the needs of an aging population, the evidence-based insights here will be useful to you, and will provide guidance that helps you work more intentionally toward messaging that adv