The OACAO has put together a collection of useful resources that will be informative for staff and volunteer leaders at Older Adult Centres.

Mobility for Good – for low income seniors provides Canadian seniors receiving the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) benefit with low-cost wireless service. 

Service Canada Programs and Services for individuals

Nine Recommendations to Sleep Soundly – DR. Claudia Picard-Deland PH.D.

BE WISE, Cannabis and Older Adults – Factual information about cannabis for older adults published by Active Aging Canada with a grant from Health Canada.

Understanding Mental Health and Well-being in Later Life presentation by Rebecca Phillips Konigs and Kristin Oakley from the Provincial System Support Program (PSSP) team at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH): click here. In partnership with the Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility.

Strategies for social connection among isolated older adults

Promising practice: Addressing older adult loneliness through the Rx Community social prescribing pilot  

Preventing and recognizing burnout and compassion fatigue while working with older adults

Apart, not alone: Why connection matters in later life

Evidence brief: Virtual and remote mental health care for older adults

CLEO’s new Guided Pathways to preparing a Simple Will

Mental Health and Wellness During the New Normal webinar recording: click here. Presented by Humana Care, sponsored by OASSIS.

Webinar series: Burnout and compassion fatigue

Webinar on free online tool to prepare a power of attorney

Social Isolation of Seniors – Volume 1: Understanding the issue and finding solutions

Social Isolation of Seniors – Volume II: Ideas exchange event toolkit

Create a Vision for the “New Wave” of Active Adult Programming

Social Prescribing: Connectedness, Purpose, and Belonging

Pickleball: The Fastest Growing Sport in North America

Connecting Through Plants