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Big Red Ride: Promoting outdoor physical activity and social connection for health-challenged older adults

July 1, 2019

While many Canadians are living healthier into their later years, there is also an increasing number of older adults living with “frailty” and, thus, more complex health challenges. This WellSpring introduces a unique community bike program called the Big Red Ride, which enables frail older adults to get out and be active outdoors. Author: Annie Treday. (WellSpring | July 2019, Volume 30, Number 07)

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Healthy Communities Grant

June 25, 2019

The Alberta Blue Cross Healthy Communities Grant program was created to help Albertans build spaces for active living in their community. Whether it be a skate park, playground, outdoor gym or arena, they’re helping Albertans, young and old get and stay healthy. Deadline: Aug 31, 2019.

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Parents needed for U of A research study

June 15, 2019

A new University of Alberta research study on activity environments for parents and preschoolers is currently recruiting Edmonton parents. Deadline: August 1, 2019

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