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Webinar Recording: Healthy Public Policy: Equitable Extreme Heat Planning with Northern Health

BC Healthy Communities (BCHC)

In collaboration with partners in communities across the province, BC Healthy Communities (BCHC) is continuing its speaker series to bring fresh ideas for healthy public policy to local and Indigenous government leaders in B.C. Healthy public policy is a powerful tool for local governments to meanin

Healthy Aging Year in Review 2021-2022

United Way British Columbia

We are excited to share the 2021-22 Healthy Aging Year in Review which tells the story of another transformative year and how the Community-Based Seniors' Services (CBSS) sector continued to provide support for older adults in British Columbia to stay active, connected, and engaged.  As COVID-

Guide: Health Checks During Extreme Heat Events

National Collaboration Centre For Environmental Health

This guide has five pages with important information for doing health checks during extreme heat events. The information in this guide includes a rapid risk assessment checklist, recognizing and responding to health-related illness, in-person health checks, remote health checks, and measuring body a

Webinar Recording: Preventing Injuries and Deaths During Extreme Heat Events

National Collaboration Centre For Environmental Health

In this presentation, the National Collaboration Centre for Environmental Health reviews the effects of the 2021 heat dome and examines how we can mobilize to improve our preparedness to respond and adapt to extreme heat events. They review how science is helping to generate the evidence-based heat

University of Victoria Study on Climate Change and Aging


UVic is seeking participants age 65+ for a study about age and climate change. Volunteers will be asked to respond to an online survey from the comfort of their own homes. Participation is free and anonymous.

Extreme Heat Preparedness Guide


This Extreme Heat Preparedness Guide was created to help families and individuals prepare for extreme heat conditions. With a forward written by Dr. Bonnie Henry, this guide outlines 14 steps to help you prepare for the heat. Some examples of these steps are: 1. Identify who is at risk 2. Evaluate

Annual Report of the Office of the Seniors Advocate 2021/2022

Office of the Seniors Advocate British Columbia

The 2021/22 Annual Report covers the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although our office continues to manage our day-to-day activities under the public health protocols, contact with the public and calls to our Information and Referral line continued to be higher than before the pandemic. Thi

2022 Provincial Summit on Aging Summary Report

United Way British Columbia

From April 27-29, 2022, United Way British Columbia's (UWBC) Healthy Aging hosted the third biennial 2022 Provincial Summit on Aging (Summit) at the Executive Hotel Vancouver Airport in Richmond, B.C. Driven by delegate interest via community and provincial consultations, previous 2017 and 2019 Su

Seniors’ Outdoor Activation Toolkit

8 80 Cities

The Seniors’ Outdoor Activation Toolkit tells the story of a partnership between WoodGreen Community Services, 8 80 Cities and over 100 seniors who saw the COVID-19 pandemic as an opportunity to flip the standard for seniors programming in parks and public spaces. Before COVID-19, programming


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