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

Mindfulness and Stress Response webinar presented by Jessica Lemieux, Cultivation Therapy Services with funding support by the Government of Canada

Managing Your Digestive Health presentation by Kelsey Cheyne, Digestive Health Foundation: click here. Sponsored by OASSIS Employee Benefits Plans.

Sleep is Your Ally presentation by Claudia Picard-Deland, Center for Advanced research in Sleep Medicine: click here. Sponsored by Amica Senior Lifestyles.

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