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[Workshop Overview] Building Bridges : Through Understanding the Village©

The Village

Click HERE to learn moreDuring this experiential workshop participants explore their own, personal role in supporting the revival of the values that worked so beautifully in indigenous villages for thousands of years. As a group, we also explore in‐depth the effects of Residential Schools and Cana

[Resource] A Functional Needs Framework for Every Community

Disability Alliance BC

The Purpose of this Toolkit This toolkit was created in order to assist Local Authorities in: • Integrating the Functional Needs Framework (FNF) into their emergency planning and response • Increasing their local capacity to respond to the needs of people with disabilities in emergencies and dis

[Resource] Learning From The Lived Experiences of Aging Immigrants: Final Report

(Laura Kadowaki et al.)

INTRODUCTIONThis report presents the results of a series of Stakeholder Outreach Forums held over 2018-19 in four regions across Canada – Greater Montréal, Québec City, Calgary, and Greater Vancouver. The outreach forums provided an opportunity for discussion of issues faced by aging immigrants

[Resource] Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Canada’s Nonprofit Sector

Charity Village

CHARITYVILLAGE CONNECTS: DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION IN CANADA’S NONPROFIT SECTORDue in part to the COVID-19 pandemic and global movements such as Black Lives Matter, recent years have seen a heightened awareness of the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion – within society genera

[Resource] LGBT2SQ Seniors: An evidence review and practical guide designed for healthcare providers and researchers

Sherbourne Health/Rainbow Health Ontario

Click HERE to download the PDF resourceSUMMARYTo provide inclusive, affirming services, and welcoming health care to LGBT2SQ seniors, healthcare and social service providers should appreciate that not all seniors are heterosexual and cisgender. As they approach their twilight years, LGBT2SQ seniors

[Resource] Inclusion BC Resources for People with Intellectual Disabilities and Their Families

Inclusion BC

Click HERE to access the resource page on Inclusion BC's websiteInclusion BC is a non-profit provincial organization that advocates for the rights and opportunities of people with intellectual disabilities and their families. We are a federation of members that include people with intellectual disab

Recording and Slides: Provincial Information Session - United Way BC Healthy Aging's New Program and Service Design Model - September 13, 2023

United Way BC

Please find the recording and slide deck for United Way BC Healthy Aging's New Program and Service Design Model presentation, held September 13, 2023.The audio transcript can also be found below.If you have any questions or would like to provide feedback, please visit: United Way BC Healthy Aging Ne

[Resource] Prevention of Suicide in Older Adults

Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health

Suicide Risk and Prevention of SuicideOlder adults, men in particular, have among the highest suicide rates in the world (WHO, 2014).Approximately 1,000 older adults are admitted to Canadian hospitals each year as a result of intentional self-harm.Many factors can contribute to suicide in older adul

[Resource] 10 ways to reduce your risk of dementia

Alzheimer Society

10 ways to reduce your risk of dementiaWhile some dementia risk factors, like age and genetics, can't be changed, you can take action to reduThe number of people diagnosed and living with dementia in Canada is rising. By the year 2050, more than 1.7 million people are expected to be living with dem


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