At Home

Send Your Resource For Consideration

Filter resources by
  • Focus Area
  • Type

Active and Safe Routes to School Cycling Resource Manual 

A resource for schools, school districts, and municipalities interested in supporting and encouraging cycling trips by school community members, including students, families, and school staff. A comprehensive document listing activities to encourage cycling, programs to provide skills and awareness among the students, as well as information on the type of infrastructure policies needed.

Author/Origin:
Hub for Action on School Transportation Emmissions (HASTE)

Active NB Seniors Toolkit (ZIP file)

As a senior, taking part in regular physical activity is key to improving your wellness. Follow the physical activity guidelines for older adults included in this toolkit and take advantage of the tools it contains – such as a walking program, activity tracker and fact sheets – to be more physically active in ways you will enjoy, even if you have mobility challenges. A toolkit developed in partnership with ParticipACTION.

Author/Origin:
The Wellness Movement

After School Hours Grant Program

This grant program will provide up to $2000 to support organizations in their efforts to increase physical activity, healthy eating, community connections and innovative learning experiences in New Brunswick’s after school hours programs. Eligible programs must be led by a New Brunswick organization that is committed to furthering the wellness of New Brunswickers. The types of organizations may include schools, networks, coalitions, municipalities, not-for-profit organizations (local, regional, provincial), associations and private businesses such as day cares or preschool programs. Individuals are not eligible to apply.

Author/Origin:
New Brunswick Department of Social Development - Wellness Branch

Aging Well Bookmark

A bookmark developed to help promote The Wellness Movement for Seniors in New Brunswick, the Aging Well initiative and the New Brunswick Seniors Tool-free number. A number of paper copies are available by contacting The Wellness Movement, but this document was prepared for any group or organization to print it double-sided on any standard Letter format (8½” by 11”) printer and cut to produce “homemade” bookmarks.

Author/Origin:
The Wellness Movement

Aging Well Poster

A poster designed to help promote The Wellness Movement for Seniors in New Brunswick, the Aging Well initiative and the New Brunswick Seniors Tool-free number. A number of paper copies are available by contacting The Wellness Movement, but this document was prepared for any group or organization to print it on a standard printer to produce “homemade” posters and contribute to promoting seniors wellness. Current document format is Tabloid (11” by 17”), but can be reduced to Letter format (8½” by 11”) by changing the print settings.

Author/Origin:
The Wellness Movement

Aging Well Seniors Toolkit

This bilingual document was designed to help seniors groups in New Brunswick enhance wellness in their communities and for themselves by focusing on the 4 focus areas supported by the Department of Social Development’s Wellness Branch: mental fitness and resilience, healthy eating, physical activity and tobacco-free living. The toolkit includes information and ideas to work on these areas. Also available in a paper format by contacting The Wellness Movement.

Author/Origin:
The Wellness Movement

At My Best

This program adopts a holistic approach to teaching children about health and well-being. Teachers can order a toolkit with materials designed specifically for their grade level. The website features a kids’ section with a music room and suggestions of family activities to do at home.

Author/Origin:
At My Best

Break It Off

Using an innovative new approach, this national tobacco cessation awareness campaign aims to encourage young adults to quit smoking, stay quit and move on with their life staying tobacco-free, using the metaphor of a relationship break-up. Interesting tips and creative tools to support you: The Break It Off mobile application to help smokers track their break-up progress and overcome cravings and triggers when they happen, a Facebook Relationship Status feature that allows smokers to proudly announce their break-up with smoking to their network of friends encouraging positive feedback and support from others and access to quit coaches through the pan-Canadian Quitline at 1-866-366-3667

Author/Origin:
Brought to you by the Canadian Cancer Society and Health Canada

Canada’s Food Guide

Canada’s Food Guide will help you and your family know how much food you need, what types of foods are better for you, and the importance of physical activity in your day.

Author/Origin:
Health Canada

Canadian Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines Handbook

This booklet shows how you and your family can plan to be physically active every day using the Canadian Physical Activity guidelines. It includes all eight of the Canadian Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour guidelines, plus sample log books with plenty of examples of ways you can incorporate physical activity into your schedule. Use the blank logs to track your own progress!

Author/Origin:
Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology