Brain Health

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The McKnight Brain Research Foundation 



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Arthritis Foundation |

Official website of The Arthritis Foundation, also available in Spanish includes a blog, resource finder and helpline. 

- Living with Arthritis 

- Walk with Ease Program 


National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases | 

Government agency. Search arthritis, osteoporosis, and other topics:




Fit & Strong! |

- An exercise program for adults with arthritis



Shlotzhauer, T. L. (2014). Living with rheumatoid arthritis. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Caregiving - Canadian Resources

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Alzheimer Society of Canada – Find your area’s Alzheimer Society

Brain Injury Canada

Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health
– Supporting the mental health of older adults by connecting people, ideas & resources

Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
- Find help by province and territory:

Canadian Centre for Caregiving Excellence – Support and empower caregivers and care providers by advancing the knowledge and capacity of the caregiving field and advocating visionary social policy

Canadian Centre for Caregiving Excellence – Caregiver resources by province and territory

Carers Canada – Leading national advocacy and awareness for caregivers

Canadian Dental Care Plan

Canadian Frailty Network

Canada’s Guidance on Alcohol and Health

Canadian Pharmacists Expanded Scope of Practice

Canadian Red Cross – Friendly Calls Program

Dial 2-1-1 – To connect to community services (24 hours a day; Canada-wide)
- 211 is Canada’s primary source of information for government and community-based, non-clinical health and social services.
- The free and confidential service can be accessed 24 hours a day, in more than 150 languages, by phone, chat, text, and web.
- 211 helps connect people to the right information and services, making their pathway to care and resources a guided and trusted one.

Dial 9-8-8 – Canada’s national suicide crisis helpline

Families and caregivers - Benefits and services for family, including survivors and caregivers

A Friendly Voice – For older adults aged 55 and above living in Ontario and the Atlantic provinces only

Government of Canada Victim Services Directory

Government of Canada Employment Insurance (EI) Caregiving Benefits

Government of Canada - Health Information 

Government of Canada
- Retirement Living - Seniors Housing

Health Canada Safe Medication Use

Healthy Eating
- Canada's Food Guide -
- Diabetes Canada -
- Dietitians of Canada Unlockfood -

Medical Cannabis
- Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE)

Physical Activity/Exercise
- Active Aging Canada – Resources for Staying Active at Home -
- Senior Adult Fitness Exercises (SAFE) – McGill University Health Centre -

Public Health Agency of Canada Stop Family Violence

Service Canada – Programs and services for seniors
- List of programs and services
- Toll-free telephone number
- List of resources by province or territory

Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada Care at Home Resource Guide

Women’s Shelters Canada – If you’re a woman experiencing abuse, there is someone you can reach out to anytime, day or night
A shelter is more than a place to stay. It’s the first step in finding the support and services you need, no matter where you are.