Health and Wellness
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.
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