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Red Cross releases Emergency Preparedness for Older Adults Guide

Amaan Fazal

Older adults consistently experience the highest level of impact during and after emergencies. Natural events, such flooding, ice storms, heat waves and other disasters can severely affect older adults as they are more likely to have issues with heating and air conditioning equipment, less optimal h

AVAT – Adult Vaccination Advocacy Toolkit

Amaan Fazal

Vaccination is a simple, safe and effective way of protecting people against harmful infectious diseases and is a key component of healthy ageing.  Yet globally, rates of adult vaccination are suboptimal, and rarely focus beyond influenza in targeted campaigns addressed the mortality and life-alter

Recorded Webinar: In Conversation with Dr. Alistair Hunter on ‘’We Are Under the Same Sky: Settlement Experiences for Older Refugees”

Amaan Fazal

With respect to migration, older people confront particular challenges and difficulties. A number of serious problems of health and mental well-being in pre- and post-migration are a major concern for older refugees. In addition to being disregarded when it comes to their unique health requiremen

Indigenous Older Adults

Amaan Fazal

A curated list of webinars, reports, and other resources related to Indigenous older adults. View here

Understanding Social Isolation and Loneliness Among Older Canadians and How to Address It

Amaan Fazal

Social isolation and loneliness are increasingly recognized as important public health concerns. Globally, as well as in Canada, these issues have significant implications for the health and well-being of older persons. Older adults are at increased risk of experiencing social isolation and loneline

On Aging Canadian Conversations: Aging from an Indigenous Perspective with Dr. Pamela Williamson

Amaan Fazal

Dr. Williamson is a member of the Moose Deer Point First Nation and Sturgeon clan. She was raised and returned to Mnidoo Mnising (Manitoulin Island) where she currently resides. Pamela advocates for the priorities of seniors and looks forward to discussing the health issues and priorities of indigen

On Aging Canadian Conversations: Elder Abuse from an Ethnocultural Perspective with Anne Caines

Amaan Fazal

Ann is proud to be one of the founding members of RECAA an organization of elders from Montreal’s cultural communities who work across age, gender and ethnic lines to raise awareness of elder mistreatment and to promote a culture of respect for elders in all our communities. RECAA uses participato

On Aging Canadian Conversations: ParticipACTION for older Canadians with Dr. Leigh Vanderloo

Amaan Fazal

Dr. Vanderloo is working as the Knowledge Translation Manager at Participaction. Since 1971, ParticipACTION has been inspiring and supporting people living in Canada to make physical activity a vital part of their everyday lives. Dr. Vanderloo shares healthy lifestyle tips for older adults.   htt

Recorded Webinar: Invisible No More- A Continuum of Care for Elder Rights & Long-Term Care Justice in Canada

Amaan Fazal

Co-presented by CFUW, HelpAge Canada, Canadian Health Coalition, & Ontario Health Coalition, this webinar discussed the human rights of older people and current services & programs in place to help them age with dignity. Speakers included: Margaret Gillis, Founding President of the Inter


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