Links & Resources

General Information

  • The Department of Healthy and Inclusive Communities have launched an updated version of their Seniors’ Guide to Services and Programs. Click here to go to their website to download or order a copy of the guide today!
  • New Brunswick now has a toll-free number for seniors, their families and caregivers who are looking for information on government programs and services. Call 1-855-550-0552 to speak to an agent today! Hours of operation: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. See GNB Press Release:  New Information Line for Seniors

Reports and Publications:

Health Council of Canada- April 2012 Report on Seniors and Caregivers
Long Term Care Across the Continuum: A map of programs, services and stakeholders in New Brunswick

New Brunswick:
New Brunswick Social Policy Research Network
New Brunswick Health Council
Department of Social Development (Seniors)
New Brunswick Health Research Foundation
Société Alzheimer Society
New Brunswick Association of Nursing Homes

Other Institutes in Canada:

Institute for Continuing Care, Education and Research (ICCER) – Alberta

Community Groups and Organizations:
NB Community Harvest Gardens Inc. Fredericton
The Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick Ltd.
Stepping Stone Senior Centre Inc. Fredericton
Seniors Information Centre Inc. Moncton

First Nations and Inuit:
Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Elder Project: Honouring Traditional Knowledge.
This video highlights the role of Elders and Traditional Knowledge in economic and policy development.

Arts and Wellness:
Room217 Foundation “Caring for the whole person with music…”
Health Arts Society “Professional arts program for people in health care sites…”
Music and Memory “…bringing personalized music into the lives of the elderly or infirm through digital music technology…”

Policy and Programming Resources:
Caregiver Toolkit “…resources for services providers to service providers, program planners, policy analysts, advocacy organizations,  educators and researchers concerned with the needs of caregivers of older adults.”

Resources for Long Term Care:
Elements for an Effective Long Term Care Strategy for Ontario- Conference Board of Canada- January 2011
OECD Policy Brief: Ensuring quality long-term care for older people- March 2005
Quality Assurance for Long Term Care: The Experiences of England, Australia, Germany and Japan- American Association of Retired Persons; Public Policy Institute- February 2007
MAP document” listing all long term care servies and programs in New Brunswick (including home care, special care, long term care)- New Brunswick Association of Nursing Homes

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