Seniors and Elders

February 14, 2011
The Remaining Light is a documentary film by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives that journeys through an often invisible part of Canada's health care system -- the community-based services...
Keywords: Online Resource , Health, senior care, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia, Multimedia
Canadian Social Research Links
December 14, 2010
This site, now over ten years old, has an amazing amount of links and is updated on a weekly basis. Everything you need to know about government policy, welfare rates, social policy, poverty...
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, Family, Foodbanks and Food, government, Government Policy, Housing, Human Rights, Indigenous, Poverty Research, Seniors and Elders, social policy, social research, statistics, Unemployment, Gateways, All of Canada
October 7, 2010
BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support educates and raise awareness about elder abuse issues, operate a legal aid clinic for older adults, offers a broad range of services and conducts research on...
Keywords: Online Resource , elder abuse, elder abuse, elder law, elder law clinic, elder research, senior's advocacy, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Gateways, Services
March 25, 2010
The Violence Prevention Initiative of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador reflects government’s commitment to addressing the problem of violence in this province. The Initiative is a six year...
Keywords: Online Resource , child abuse, Children and Youth, Disability, elder abuse, Seniors and Elders, Violence, violence against women, violence prevention, Women, Campaigns and initiatives, Newfoundland, Government information
Nunavut Community Programs
January 26, 2010
The Department of Culture and Heritage provides grant and contribution funding to non-profit community-based organizations, individuals, and municipal corporations who direct their efforts to the...
Keywords: Online Resource , Aboriginal/First Nations/Inuit, Art and Culture, Children and Youth, community program funding, grants, Indigenous, Seniors and Elders, Government information, Nunavut
October 16, 2008
The British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI) carries out scholarly research, writing and analysis for law reform, collaborating with government and other entities, and providing materials and support...
Keywords: Online Resource , elder law, law reform, Legal Research, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia, General resources
October 5, 2008
National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE) is an international network of researchers, practitioners and students dedicated to improving the care of older adults, both in Canada and...
Keywords: Online Resource , Seniors and Elders, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
August 25, 2008
A blog post on the Progressive Economics Forum, "Falling Poverty Among the Elderly - A Canadian Success Story," describes how the poverty rate for seniors has fallen from 11.3% in 1989 to just 5.4%...
Keywords: Article , News, Poverty Research, Seniors and Elders, All of Canada
July 20, 2008
The Advocacy Centre for The Elderly is a community based legal clinic for low income senior citizens. Their website has information and faqs on elder abuse, home care, nursing homes, pensions and...
Keywords: Online Resource , Legal Aid, legal clinic, Legal Info, low-income senior, Seniors and Elders, Seniors and Elders, General resources, Ontario
March 22, 2007
P.E.I Senior Citizens' Federation is disappointed that the federal budget will do nothing for the 52 per cent of Island seniors who live below the poverty line. Read more in the CBC article, "P.E.I....
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, Seniors and Elders, Prince Edward Island
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