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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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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

Project Impact: Healthy Aging

Healthy Aging by United Way

British Columbia’s first developmental evaluation course tailored to the needs of its expanding Community-Based Seniors’ Service (or CBSS) sector got off the ground in Vancouver in late 2018. This book presents the final reports – and the highly compelling insights – produced by this first c

Altogether Better Working Together to Create Healthier People and Communities (UK)

Altogether Better

Altogether Better has delivered an innovative two year programme funded by the Big Lottery Fund (UK), working with citizens and services keen to find new ways to improve the health and well-being of their local community. Citizens have joined the work as volunteers in different ways in different set

The Waverton Hub Manual: Ageing well in your own neighbourhood

Waverton Hub

The Waverton Hub is a mutual organisation of residents of Waverton, Wollstonecraft and neighbouring areas in Sydney, Australia.  As we grow older, we members of the Hub are helping each other to enjoy our lives, stay in our own homes for as long as we can, to be as healthy as we can, and achieve al

Angus Reid Institute: Caregiving in Canada: As population ages, one-in-four Canadians over 30 are looking after loved ones

Angus Reid Institute

Three years ago, Canada quietly crossed a critical demographic threshold. For the first time, there were officially more seniors – those 65 and over –than children –those 14 and under –in the country. As population trends skew older, a new study from the Angus Reid Institute finds most Cana

Angus Reid Institute: As Canadians age, struggles over access to health care extend to prescription drugs

Angus Reid Institute

As the federal government’s Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare calls for a universal, single-payer system for prescription drug coverage in Canada, a new report from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute – part of its ongoing series on access to and perceptions of health

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