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  • Social support: Tap this tool to beat stress

    Mayo Clinic

    A social support network can include friends, family and peers. Social support networks can help you through the stress of tough times. To improve your social support network, you can volunteer, take a class, or join a group.

  • YWCA Turning Point Programs for women and girls

    YWCA Canada

    Critical periods in a young women's life are important to build resiliency and successful futures. Read this resource to learn more about how the YWCA supports young women in these time periods through their Turning Point Program.

  • Shelter, housing & support

    YWCA Canada

    Housing is a pressing issue. The YWCA operates 31 shelters in Canada and offers transitional housing support. Use this resource to learn more about their services.

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Facing a difficult health choice? Decision aids can help.

Hamilton, ON - August 30, 2017

The McMaster Optimal Aging Portal now features patient decision aids to help support older adults and caregivers with important decisions involving health care. Learn more.

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