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.
Caregivers Out Loud Podcast
Family Caregivers of British Columbia Communication Team
Family Caregivers of British Columbia presents, the first podcast season of Caregivers Out Loud. A space to connect, listen and learn with other caregivers. The host, Jodie McDonald, is a psychotherapist and social worker that specializes in boundary-setting, self-care, and education for caregivers.
A global campaign to combat ageism
World Health Organization
Ageism is highly prevalent; however, unlike other forms of discrimination, including sexism and racism, it is socially accepted and usually unchallenged, because of its largely implicit and subconscious nature. To develop the global campaign to combat ageism, WHO needs to find answers to six fundam
Confronting ageism: the potentional for intergenerational contemporary art events to increase understandings of older adults and ageing
Cook, Peta S. and Vreugdenhil, Anthea
Intergenerational art programs that bring multiple generational groups into contact have the potential to achieve increased understandings of older adults and their lives. The arts present opportunities to change social attitudes towards older adults, and challenging ageism
Being active at home: A resource for people living with dementia and their care partners
In this resource, you will find: • Physical activity guidelines for people living with, or at risk of, dementia • Advice for planning an at-home physical activity plan • Strategies that may help support physical activity among people living with dementia
Tax information for seniors: changes to your taxes, ways to file your taxes
Government Of Canada
There are a few options for filing your taxes, including via telephone, online or the post. For more information, see the Government of Canada web page on doing your taxes; https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/individuals/segments/changes-your-taxes-when-you-retire-turn-65-years-old
Tipsheet: Caring for Those Living with Dementia, Stroke and Neurodegenerative Diseases during COVID-19
While trying to maintain a safe distance from others during this time is a good idea, we cannot forget about those who are the most vulnerable. This tip sheet offers ways to ensure the health and well-being of those living with dementia, stroke and neurodegenerative diseases during COVID-19.
Family Caregiver Wellness Training: Now Available Online - NorQuest College
NorQuest College offers online videos and workshops that give family caregivers the flexibility to learn from anywhere. Workshop topics are wide ranging and include: roles of the caregiver caring for seniors with varying levels of needs; developing health observations and healthcare decisions for y
Guide (for seniors): Healthy Eating
Dieticians of Canada
This guide, developed by the Dieticians of Canada, is easy to read and provides concise, straightforward information for seniors on healthy eating. It discusses topics such as changes in weight, changes in appetite, nutritional values of foods, eating alone or with others, and more. This guide can
Guidelines (for older adults): Healthy Eating and Healthy Aging
HealthLinkBC has created a concise healthy eating guideline for older adults. This resource was made for adults over age 50 and provides information that will help this group choose foods that make them feel better, achieve or maintain a healthy weight, and prevent or manage chronic disease, such