Sheridan Centre for Elder Research
This training video will help you learn more about cultural competence when working with immigrant older adults. It reviews active steps to guide you in the process of creating culturally competent organizations and programs. This educational Training Video can be reviewed independently or as part of a group training session.
This resource is included in the Social Isolation and Loneliness Toolkit, created by the Centre for Elder Research in Oakville ON, Canada. The Toolkit is part of a research project titled “Building Connected Communities: improving Community Supports to Reduce Loneliness and Social Isolation in Immigrants 65+”. The research focused on exploring strategies to effectively reach out to, and support, older immigrants who may be experiencing, or are at risk of experiencing, social isolation and/or loneliness.