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Nova Scotia Centre on Aging  
http://www.msvu.ca/en/home/community/Centres_Institutes/centreonaging/default.aspx

For more than 15 years, the NSCA has worked in collaboration with many others to advance knowledge on aging-related issues. Our work includes conducting research projects and evaluation studies; organizing lectures, workshops and conferences; developing and reviewing curricula; developing educational materials such as manuals, information kits and videos; and providing consultative services to community, organizations and government. We invite you to learn more about us by viewing our current and past projects and the resources we have produced. It is our goal that through research, education and community engagement the NSCA will inform policy and practice to enhance the quality of life of older adults and their families.

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Gerontology Research Centre  
http://www.sfu.ca/grc/

The Gerontology Research Centre (GRC) was established in 1982 with the help of grants from Imperial Oil, the Real Estate Foundation of BC, Shoppers Drug Mart, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. The associated Department of Gerontology was established in 1983. Together, the GRC and Department serve as a focal point for research, education and information on individual and population aging and maintain an active publications program

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Yukon Council on Aging  
http://www.yukon-seniors-and-elders.org/yukoncouncil.home.htm

Forms a non profit organization dedicated to enhance the quality of life for Yukon Seniors and Elders by lobbying all levels of governments.

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Four Villages Community Health Centre

The centre's goal is to foster a healthy community.

Older Women's Network  
http://www.olderwomensnetwork.org
Forms an organization that works to achieve a caring society in which older women have the opportunity to live in security and with dignity; to participate in the choices affecting their lives; to give mutual support and share creative interests and activities; and to realize their potential. Site provides information on publications, events, and resources. (See Details)
Canadian Association on Gerontology  
http://www.cagacg.ca/
Helps to foster research, education, and policy aimed at improving the quality of life of Canadian seniors. (See Details)
Division of Aging and Seniors  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/seniors-aines
Assists and advises the Minister of Health on all matters related to the aging of the Canadian population and the quality of life of seniors. Provides recommendations to current and upcoming issues and activities that reinforce the Council's advisory capacity. (See Details)
HelpAge International  
http://www.helpage.org/
Develops grassroots work which directly supports older people. Supports and strengthens organisations working in practical ways to benefit older people. Provides a voice for older people, especially the most disadvantaged. (See Details)