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Older Adults

Learning from Practice: Joint Action for Equity – Fostering healthy aging through partnerships and social prescribing

This story from practice outlines how the Community Action and Resources Empowering Seniors (CARES) program worked with community non-profit organizations to prevent frailty and promote health, demonstrating an opportunity to enhance public health partnership. Social prescribing is highlighted as an intervention which supports client-centered action on the social determinants of health.

Aging and mental health policy framework

This 2023 report from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health describes the current state of evidence on the mental health of older adults. The report offers a policy framework for a comprehensive approach to aging and mental health including equity as a priority area for action.

La participation sociale des personnes aînées montréalaises : Données fondées sur des expériences vécues et recommandations

This report describes a project by the Direction régionale de santé publique du CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal to identify and describe the experiences of older people related to social participation and isolation as determinants of health.