A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Nurses Association of Canada - the Aboriginal Nurses Association of
Canada (ANAC)ANAC is a non-governmental, non-profit organization that
was established out of the recognition that Aboriginal people's health
needs can best be met and understood by health professionals of a
similar cultural background. An affiliate group of the Canadian Nurses
Association, it is the only Aboriginal professional nursing organization
Coalition for Older Adults - ALCOA, a partnership of organizations
and individuals having interest in the field of aging, encourages older
Canadians to maintain and enhance their well-being and independence
through a lifestyle that embraces daily physical activities.
Assembly of First Nations
- The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is the national organization representing First Nations citizens in Canada. The AFN represents all citizens regardless of age, gender or place of residence.
of Canada - The latest information on Alzheimer Disease and related
dementias, care, research and Alzheimer Society programs to help
Coalition is a bilingual alliance composed of individuals, groups,
and organizations. The mission is to come together with a unified voice,
to influence policy, and to promote awareness and action to address the
needs of informal caregivers of all ages across Canada.
The Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging - To develop, encourage and promote an active, healthy lifestyle for Canadian adults that will enhance the dignity of the aging process. http://www.uwo.ca/actage/
Fundraiser - News, Informed Comment and Best Practices in Canadian
Fund Development Canadian Health Network - Health Information You Can
Trust (Funded by and in partnership with Health Canada). CHN is Canada's
national network of health information providers. This site gives you
easy access to health information you can trust from over 500
organizations across Canada.
Healthcare Association - The Canadian Healthcare Association (CHA) is the federation of provincial and territorial hospital and health organizations across Canada. Through its members, CHA represents a broad continuum of care, including acute care, home and community care, long term care, public health, mental health, palliative care, addiction services, children, youth and family services, housing services, and professional and licensing bodies. These services are provided through regional health authorities, hospitals and other facilities and agencies that serve all Canadians and are governed by trustees who act in the public interest.
Canadian Health Network - Health Information You Can Trust (Funded by and in partnership with Health Canada). CHN is Canada's national network of health information providers. This site gives you easy access to health information you can trust from over 500 organizations across Canada.
Canadian Immunization Guide - The Guide provides the latests National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) recommendations on immunization in Canada.
Canadian Mental Health
Canadian Practical Nurses Association
Canadian Public Health Association
The Canadian Hearing
The Canadian National
Institute for the Blind
The Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging - To develop, encourage
and promote an active, healthy lifestyle for Canadian adults that will
enhance the dignity of the aging process. http://www.uwo.ca/actage/
Caregiver Connect - a bilingual
website that provides information, resources, and supports caregivers
need to care for themselves, provide better quality care, and connect
and share with other caregivers.
Caregiver Network Inc.- Caregiver Network Inc.(CNI), the first of its kind in Canada, is a resource centre created to help caregivers of the elderly and ill. Our goal is to make caregivers' lives easier by providing information on the Internet and in our newsletter (see CNI Services), education through the 13-part TV/video series "Caregiving with June Callwood", the Canadian Aging and Caregiving Resource Guide and personal assistance and support through our seminar series.
Care Guide - TheCareGuide.com is Canada's most comprehensive guides
to seniors' housing and care services including independent/supportive
living residences, retirement homes, assisted living, Alzheimer care,
long-term care homes, in-home health/community support services and
Foundation - their mandate is the promotion, support and improvement
of health and the delivery of health care. The Change Foundation web
site has a new feature called "The Change Exchange" There are
six information sites in this virtual meeting place: background
documents; tools, templates, guidelines and checklists; real case
studies, special links and discussion area. You must register to visit.
Check it out!
CDC - Centers for
Disease Control & Prevention
Village - This web site exists for non-profit organizations. It
holds a great deal of interesting information, resources, advice and is
the access centre for the "In Kind" program
Channel - Serving 100,00+ nonprofit-sector professionals-home to the
top nonprofit-sector professionals-150+ public & private discussion
lists-leading-edge eNewsletters, local jobs, consultants, products and
services. Charity news is updated around the clock Consumer Reports
On-line: A great site for informed consumers choosing a nursing home for
their loved one(s). The site outlines what you should look for in a
quality nursing home.
The Canadian Society
for Exercise Physiology - The Canadian Society for Exercise
Physiology is a voluntary organization composed of professionals
interested and involved in the scientific study of exercise physiology,
exercise biochemistry, fitness and health.
Canadian Society for
International Health (CSIH) - The Canadian Society for International
Health (CSIH) is a national non-governmental organization with members
committed to the promotion of international health and development. CSIH
members offer a solid network of experts and experience with the
Canadian government, international agencies, non-governmental
organizations and academia.
International Development Agency (CIDA) - CIDA supports sustainable
development activities in order to reduce poverty and to contribute to a
more secure, equitable and prosperous world. Development is a complex,
long-term process that involves all of the world's people, governments
and organizations at all levels. Working with partners in the private
and public sectors in Canada and in developing countries, and with
international organizations and agencies, we support foreign aid
projects in more than 100 of the poorest countries of the world. The
objective: to work with developing countries and countries in transition
to develop the tools to eventually meet their own needs.
Community Health Nurses Association of Canada
Consumer Reports On-line with this hyperlink
Guide to the Internet
Dieticians of Canada
EvidenceNetwork.ca - EvidenceNetwork.ca provides evidence-based, non-partisan current information on controversial health policy issues such as the sustainability of the health care system, the impact of the aging population, the rising costs of drugs, accessibility and appropriateness of care, and the role of the private sector. The site offers background papers and will allow journalists to quickly connect with health experts as they report on breaking health policy stories.
Community Services (New Brunswick) - Seniors
Alcohol and Drugs Unit - The Fetal Alcohol and Drug Unit is a
research unit dedicated to the prevention, intervention and treatment of
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE). Government
Data Sourcing - Statistics and reports free of charge. Government and
non-government resources for research projects: http://www.gdsourcing.com
Government Data Sourcing - Statistics and reports free of charge. Government and non-government resources for research projects: http://www.gdsourcing.com
Guillain-Barre Syndrome/Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy Foundation of Canada
Edition On-line - Canada's Health Newsweekly
Canada's Division of Aging and Seniors
Health Care in Canada, a first annual report, is now available on
Statistics Canada's Web site. The report was originally jointly released
by the Canadian Institute for Health Information and Statistics Canada
on April 26. Topics include the changing health care system, the cost of
health care, the health care team, primary health care, hospitals and
health care beyond the hospital. Click here http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/82-222-XIE/free.htm to download a PDF version of the report.
Health Canada News Releases
Health Council of Canada
"The HealthyOntario.com web site, launched in October 2002, was created to provide Ontarians
with a world-leading web destination for trusted health information,
services and advice for healthier living."
Evaluation and Research Centre at the University of Toronto
How to Care -
Caring for an aging parent or chronically ill spouse or friend is a challenge most Canadians are facing — with too little support.
How to Care is here to help you manage the realities of caring for others and yourself by supplying practical, portable information on the issues we know you will confront
ISAPA - International
Society for Aging & Physical Activity - An international
not-for-profit society promoting research, clinical practices and public
policy initiatives in the area of aging and physical activity.
www.justmove.org offers basic advice on how to become active, with a focus on designing
the appropriate program if you're at risk for cardiovascular disease.
You'll learn how to figure out your waist-to-hip ratio, body-mass index,
and target heart rate. You can find out how to set up a personalized
exercise diary to track your progress towards your fitness goals. And
you'll find new research about exercise.
J.W. McConnell family Foundation - is a society in which all
Canadians have the opportunity to develop their potential and to engage
fully as citizens in the exercise of their rights and responsibilities.
Their mission is to support projects and programs that enhance the
ability of Canadians to understand, adapt and respond creatively to the
underlying forces which are transforming Canadian society and the world.
A Lifeline subscriber typically lives at home
alone, spends a lot of time alone or is an individual who needs
continuing medical care. They also may have mobility difficulties. They
wear a lightweight Lifeline Personal Help Button so they can get help
whenever they need it - 24 hours a day. Lifeline subscribers usually
want the sense of security and peace of mind that results from knowing
they can get help simply by pushing the Personal Help Button. This press
of the button will put them in contact with a caring, highly trained
For More Information on Lifeline check out their web site at www.lifelinecanada.com
The Lung Association
Home Care Program
Melody Lane Productions
The Menopause and Black Cohosh Center - At The Menopause and Black Cohosh Center, you can get up-to-date information on menopause and black cohosh, hormone replacement therapy and the latest menopause research.
Mental Health Canada - is a national comprehensive directory of
Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Psychoanalysts, Counsellors, and
Psychotherapists searchable by professional designation, gender and
location. Mental health professionals offer medical treatment and/or
specialize in individual, couples, marital, family or group therapy
of Health Planning - British Columbia
of Health Services - British Columbia
Interventions for Community Health
The Nursing Health Services Research Unit
Risk Management Center - A source for tools, advice and training to
control risks...so you can focus on your nonprofit's mission.
The Nova Scotia Nurses’ Union (NSNU) nsnu.ca is a professional union representing approximately 6,500 Licensed Practical Nurses, Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners in Nova Scotia’s hospitals, long term care facilities, adult residential centers, VON branches and Canadian Blood Services Centres.
As a member organization of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions, we join with our 176,000 nurse colleagues across Canada to give a voice to nurses’ and patients’ concerns aimed at both protecting and improving the health care system. As a union, the NSNU negotiates collective agreements with employers and represents its members in labour issues. We are the only union in Nova Scotia dedicated exclusively to representing nurses in their workplaces, and we strive to ensure that nursing’s position on health care issues and developments is effectively communicated to the general public. NSNU is the bargaining agent certified to represent nurses’ employment matters that arise under the Collective Agreement between the Union and the Employer.
Here is a link to the VON Collective Agreement:
Nurses who are interested in wound care and who have access to the
Internet might want to check out www.medicaledu.com/wndguide.htm and www.nursing.uiowa.edu/sites/ChronicWound for two excellent learning modules on wound care.
Association of Community Care Access Centers
Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors
Support Association - The Ontario Community Support Association
supports 360 home and community care agencies in Ontario that help
people live at home.
Ontario Trillium Foundation
Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO)
Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO)
Canada Online: Canadian Seniors Partnership - Seniors Canada On-line
provides single-window access to Web based information and services that
are relevant to seniors 55+, their families, caregivers and supporting
Seniors Policies and
Programs Database (SPPD) - provides current national information in
both English and French on wide spectrum of federal, provincial and
territorial programs and services that benefit seniors.
Tantramar Hospice Palliative Care Organization, Inc.
- The Tantramar Hospice Palliative Care Organization, Inc. (THPCO) is an umbrella organization of service providers and interested individuals. We, through collaboration and support, coordinate and advocate for the provision of hospice palliative care in the Tantramar area.
Ontario - Free Access to a Registered Nurse — 24 Hours a day, 7
days a Week.
Vitamins and Nutrition Center - At the Vitamins and Nutrition Center
you can find information about vitamins and nutrition, inlcuding
research on vitamins, articles on vitamins and common vitamin profiles.
in Canada - Canada's site for information on volunteering
WHO - World