LINKS TO PARTICIPATING COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS
Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG)
CAG is a national, multidisciplinary scientific and educational association established to provide leadership in matters related to the aging population.
Canadian Centre for Elder Law
The CCEL is dedicated to improving the lives of older adults in their relationship to the law.
Canadian Frailty Network
A webinar by Dr. Anthony Lombardo on a review of communication technologies on engaging patients, families and caregivers
CANGRANDS is a not-for-profit organization devoted to providing kinship support for caregiver families across Canada.
Council for Jewish Elderly
Since 1972, CJE SeniorLife has enhanced the lives of more than 250,000 older adults and their families through a constellation of care that provides life enrichment, supportive resources, healthcare, research and education.
Credit Canada Debt Solutions has been serving Canadians since 1966. It is a registered Canadian charity that provides free debt counselling to all customers because most of its expenses are paid by banks, finance companies and the like.
Elder Concepts is a private consultancy organization developed by Laura Watts, LLB that provides research, writing, legal analysis, strategic advice, training and facilitation services on issues relating to seniors.
Human Resources & Skills Development Canada (HRSDC)
Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) is a department of the Government of Canada. HRSDC’s mission is to build a stronger and more competitive Canada, to support Canadians in making choices that help them live productive and rewarding lives, and to improve Canadians’ quality of life.
International Federation on Ageing
The International Federation on Ageing is an international non-governmental organization with a membership base of NGOs, the corporate sector, academia, government, and individuals. It believes in ‘generating positive change for older people throughout the world by stimulating, collecting, analyzing, and disseminating information on rights, policies, and practices that improve the quality of life of people as they age.’
International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA)
INPEA is an organization, founded in 1997, which is dedicated to the global dissemination of information as part of its commitment to the world-wide prevention of the abuse of older people.
MOSAIC is a multilingual non-profit organization dedicated to addressing issues that affect immigrants and refugees in the course of their settlement and integration into Canadian society.
National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE)
NICE is an international network of researchers, practitioners and students dedicated to improving the care of older adults, both in Canada and abroad.
Ombudsmanfor Banking Services and Investments
OBSI is an independent service for resolving banking services and investment disputes.
Ontario Senior’s Secretariat
The Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat works to improve the quality of life for Ontario’s seniors by: 1.Developing policies and programs that meet the needs of seniors and help them lead active, healthy and dignified lives; 2. Advising on the development of policies and programs across government on behalf of seniors; 3. Providing seniors with the information they need about vital programs and services, healthy lifestyles and aging; 4. Promoting the important contributions seniors make to families, communities and the province of Ontario; 5.Maintaining close working relationships with seniors organizations across the province.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)
SSHRC is the federal research funding agency that promotes and supports postsecondary-based research and training in the humanities and social sciences.