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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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How to Become Age-friendly

Government of BC

To learn how your community can become an age-friendly community, see the following guide. Becoming an Age-friendly Community: Local Community Guide (PDF, 4.9KB) This is a practical guide to becoming an age-friendly community for local governments, community organizations or local champions. It

BC Age-Friendly Designated Communities

Age-Friendly BC

List of the 45 BC communities that have received Age-Friendly Designation since 2012.


Public Health Agency of Canada

The Guide focuses on one important aspect of developing and maintaining an age-friendly community: the use of indicators in planning, implementing and evaluating age-friendly community initiatives. The Guide not only provides information on how and why the use of indicators can strengthen community

BC’s Adult Guardianship Laws: Supporting Self Determination for Adults in British Columbia

Public Guardian and Trustee of British Columbia

A guide to BC's Adult Guardianship Laws  

Decision Tree: Assisting an Adult Who is Abused, Neglected or Self Neglecting

Public Guardian and Trustee of British Columbia

The Decision Tree for Assisting an Adult Who is Abused, Neglected or Self Neglecting is accompanied by a series of videos that cover: How to use the Decision Tree Overview of Legislative Changes The Role of Designated Agencies The Role of the Provincial Guardian and Trustee The Role of the Po

Thinking Outside of the Breadbox: A “how‐to” handbook for food security programming in Community Health Centres

GGTA CHC Food Security Network

The handbook provides examples of food security programs from Community Health Centres in Ontario and is meant to be used by people interested in starting up or expanding a food security program.

Who’s at Risk and What Can Be Done About It? A Review of the Literature on the Social Isolation of Different Groups of Seniors

National Seniors Council

It is estimated that up to 16% of seniors experience social isolation (Statistics Canada, 2010). Who’s at Risk and What Can Be Done About It builds on earlier work undertaken by the National Seniors Council (NSC) on the issue of the social isolation of seniors. Specifically, the current review loo

What We Heard Report: Financial Crimes and Harms Against Seniors (2019)

National Seniors Council

To inform its advice to the federal government on ways to reduce financial crimes and harms against seniors, the National Seniors Council undertook some engagement activities to hear from seniors, those who provide services to seniors, experts and federal officials. This report summarizes the discus

Angus Reid Institute Survey: Welcome or worry? Aging causes anxiety for some, while others take it in stride

Angus Reid Institute

As Canada’s Baby Boomers get older, more and more Canadians are being exposed to the practical realities of aging. A new study from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute, in a series examining aspects of the aging process, looks at some of the physical and emotional elements of this discussion. Cana


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