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  • Too fit to fracture: Managing osteoporosis through exercise

    Osteoporosis Canada

    If you have osteoporosis, it is recommended to exercise regularly. A physical therapist or kinesiologist can give you advice on what type of exercise is best for you. You should do a combination of strength, posture, balance, and aerobic exercise.

  • Depression and anxiety: Exercise eases symptoms

    Mayo Clinic

    Exercise may improve your mood if you have depression or anxiety, and prevent it from coming back. Try to exercise for 30 minutes three to five days a week. Try to find a physical activity that you like to do to help you stay motivated.

  • Depression (major depressive disorder)

    Mayo Clinic

    Depression is a mood disorder that may make you feel sad or lose interest in things. You can help prevent depression by controlling stress, speaking with family and friends, and getting help if you need it.

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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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