Our mission is to advance the rights and wellbeing of Canadians as we age.
Our vision is for older Canadians to live vibrant and connected lives.
Our work turns intent into impact. We measure our success through tangible results: engaged supporters, actions taken, lives changed, and missions fulfilled.
Our work is guided and informed by our commitment to:
Inclusion - we respect people, value diversity and are committed to equality
Participation - we value and recognize the contribution of volunteers within the organization and communities
Quality - we strive for advancement and improvement of the lives of older Canadians
Openness - we are committed to a culture of collaboration
Innovative - we are open to great ideas, different perspectives, new solutions
Principled - we take an independent, evidence-based approach to our policy work
CanAge is an independent nonprofit advocacy organization which educates, empowers and mobilizes people on the issues that matter most to older Canadians.
We work collaboratively with corporate, nonprofit organizations, the media and governments to amplify seniors issues, influence policy and effect change.
We have done projects and events
which include supporting greater understanding of seniors' issues with: financial institutions, corporations, regulators, government, associations, police and first responders, academic institutions, health care organizations and nonprofits.
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Our work includes:
Education & Knowledge Mobilization
Partnership & Coalition Building
Policy & Program Development
Elder Friendly Audits & Toolkit
Laura Tamblyn Watts is one of Canada's top experts
in seniors' issues and has worked in the field for more than 20 years. She is a lawyer, advocate, keynote speaker, researcher, and media commentator on seniors' issues. Laura is dedicated to creating positive change for seniors.