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Senior / Elders 55+

Building Communities from the Inside Out: A Path Toward Finding and Mobilizing a Community

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Type of Resource: Book
Source: Asset-Based Community Development Institute 1993 376 pages $15 U.S.
Author: Kretzmann, John and McKnight, John
 

Healthy Cities Setting and Environment

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A. Introduction "Hot Town, Summer in the City"

B. Conditions for Health: the Toronto Healthy City Model
i) A Healthy City - Toronto's 3 Es
ii) Integration of Bureaucracies/Stakeholders
iii) Key Strategies

C. Smog & Air Quality Issues
i) Smog Pushes Death Rates Up in Canadian Cities [Report]
ii) Ontario Doctors Call for Cleaner Air - Ground Level Ozone Position Paper
iii) Smog Season Starts Early in Toronto [Globe & Mail article]

D. Summer Heat & the Homeless

Emerging Networks

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A. Introduction - Moving from Network Theory to the New Reality



B. Coming Soon with a Survey For You (a few examples)

i) Mental Health Promotion - request for program examples & contacts

ii) Youth Health Promotion - who is doing what?

iii) Ontario Women's Health Network - looking for key contacts & resources

iv) National Population Health Clearinghouse - network mapping across the spectrum



C. Making the Case for Emerging Networks

i) Ontario Women's Health Network - Regional Networking

ii) Healthy & Children's Environmental Health Network

iii) Alliance for Health Promotion in Eastern Ontario

Aging & Seniors Resources from Health Canada

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OHPE Bulletin #40.1 February 6, 1998

A. Experience in Action: A Community Dissemination Kit
1. The Kit Includes
2. Using the Materials -
a) Extending the Dialogue
b) Applying the Lessons
c) The Big question - Where to go from here?
d) A Checklist for Effective Leadership & Consensus Building
3. Where to order the Kit

B. The Safe Living Guide: Home Safety for Seniors

C. Aging Vignettes from NACA

D. NACA Position on Determining Health Care Priorities

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