The Ontario Age-Friendly Communities Outreach Program has developed Building Connections: Promising Practices to Reduce Older Adult Social Isolation for Age-Friendly Community Initiatives to provide age-friendly community initiatives (AFCIs) with an evidence-based outline for creating or adapting community programs to increase social participation and mitigate social isolation and/or loneliness in older adults.
AgeTech Innovation Week is a unique virtual event for anyone with an interest in technology-based solutions that support older adults and caregivers.
The “Financial Wellness & Employment” Challenge Area focuses on using technology to support caregivers as they age and while providing care to a loved one to remain in the workforce and be accommodated, in order to contribute to their financial well-being.
The “Staying Connected” Challenge Area focuses on using technology to encourage social participation by supporting older adults and caregivers to stay engaged at home, work, and in the community.
Homelessness among older people is on the rise in Canada and international contexts. This webinar outlines key issues and needs with regards to late life homelessness, and highlights gaps in policy and practice. It shares lessons and insights from research with older people with lived experience, and provides suggested directions for change.