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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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The Future Cost of Long-term care in Canada

National Institute on Ageing

This paper builds on Statistics Canada’s population microsimulation model to project the future costs of long-term care in Canada to the public purse, as well as the unpaid care provided to Canadian seniors by their families.

Why Canada Needs to Better Care for Its Working Caregivers

National Institute on Ageing

This white paper sets the context, outlines the current challenges faced by caregivers, and makes the five evidence-informed recommendations to support policy and practice approaches governments and employers can implement to provide better support to current and future working caregivers

Roles and experience of geriatric social workers during disaster response

Journal of Gerontological Social Work

This is a letter written to the Editor-In-Chief fo the Journal of Gerontological Social Work outline the ways that social work’s role can enhance older adults’ well-being and safety in disaster events. It outlines roles that social workers should have in disaster preparedness and response, as th

Academic paper: Social Isolation in Older adults during COVID-19

The Journal of Nutrition, Heath and Aging

This paper discusses the prevalence of social isolation in general for older adults as well as the implications for social workers serving this populations during the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic offers unique learning opportunities for social workers and other health professionals for

Webinar: Walking the Talk of Self-Care: practical strategies to support family and friend caregivers

Family Caregivers of BC and North Shore Community Resources

Is self-care for caregivers a luxury or an essential life skill? Join Family Caregivers of BC and North Shore Community Resources to learn self-care strategies to support yourself and others in the caregiving journey. This interactive session allows for reflection, questions, and the development of

​B.C. Seniors' Guide

​Government of BC

The BC Seniors’ Guide is a book-style compilation of information and resources to help us all plan for and live a healthy lifestyle as we age. It includes information on provincial and federal programs, with sections on benefits, health, lifestyle, housing, transportation, finances, safety and sec

Webinar: A Life Well Lived is a Life Well Planned

Institute for Healthy Living & Chronic Disease Prevention and North Okanagan Hospice Society 

Webinar recorded May 11, 2020 from the Institute for Healthy Living & Chronic Disease Prevention and North Okanagan Hospice Society.  This presentation focuses on the Advance Care Planning Capacity Building project underway to help people prepare for their future needs.  A review of the deve

Self-Management Health Coach Program

Government of B.C., Self Management Program

The Self-Management Health Coach Program is a telephone-based coaching program to support people living with chronic conditions to become better self-managers. Health Coaches connect with participants by telephone, once a week for 30 minutes, for a period of three months. Coaching can be extended f

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.


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