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.
Seniors Transportation: Affordable, Appropriate, and Available
The report (May 2018) highlights that getting a person from point A to B does not totally capture the transportation needs of frail and vulnerable seniors. Many seniors may have the physical ability to take a bus or use HandyDART, but they have cognitive challenges that require someone to accompany
Canadian Fall Prevention Education Collaborative (CFPEC) and Canadian Fall Prevention Curriculum (CFPC)
Resources to learn more about Fall Prevention
Raising the Profile Project: Findings and Recommendations from the Community Consultations
Marcy Cohen and Christine Spinder
This report focuses on the increasingly critical role played by not-for-profit and municipal seniors’ support services – referred to in this report as the Community-Based Seniors’ Services (CBSS) sector – in enabling seniors to “age in place” by supporting them to remain physically activ
Sunshine Coast Community Resource Centre: Success After Sixty
Sunshine Coast Community Resource Centre
Success after Sixty is a program that envisions a community where all of its members 60+ are healthy, save and secure, socially engaged, and valued. This program is senior-led and volunteer driven.
Life satisfaction among Canadian seniors, 2016
Barayandema , Athanase; Uppal, Sharanjit
This study uses the 2016 General Social Survey on Canadians at Work and Home to provide a recent assessment of the life satisfaction of seniors in Canada. It includes information on overall life satisfaction, as well as information on nine domains of life: standard of living; health; life achievemen
Raising the profile and celebrating the value of community-based seniors' services in B.C.
The Raising the Profile Project (RPP) is a provincial network started in 2016 whose goal is to highlight the key role played by non-profit and municipal community-based seniors’ services in supporting seniors to build new social connections, remain physically and mentally active, and retain their
Emergency Preparedness for Older Adults
Health in Aging Foundation
Older adults are among the most vulnerable when disaster strikes. That’s why it’s critical that older people, and those who care for them, prepare for emergencies. If you’re an older adult, or care for an older person, follow this checklist to prepare for and respond in an emergency.
PreparedBC: Household Emergency Plan
Keep this plan in an easy-to-find, easy-to-remember place (for example, with your emergency kit). Use it in conjunction with the Household Preparedness Guide and the companion In it Together: Neighbourhood Preparedness Guide at gov.bc.ca/PreparedBC. .
PreparedBC: Household Preparedness Guide
You and your family could be on your own for several days while emergency responders work to save lives and manage the aftermath. It may be weeks before infrastructure, utilities and essential services are restored. Are you prepared to cope? Completing the steps in this guide will help you to answer