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The Home and Community Care program provides health care and support services to individuals in their homes. Long term care and elder homes also provide seniors with health and social services but in senior living facilities. Read this resource to learn more.
There are steps you can take to help cope with sadness and yearning after the loss of a loved one. You can look at old photos, take part in a memorial service, or focus on your daily activities. There are also some steps you can take if you feel more hurt than usual over what other people say. Read this resource to learn more.
The Seniors Safe at Home Program provides funding for seniors to make modifications to their home. These modifications must be necessary for accessibility, health and safety. The funding for seniors is based on their annual income. Read this resource to learn more.
Hamilton, ON - April 23, 2021
Like your heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, and rate of breathing, walking speed may be an important new vital sign.
Learn more about what walking speed is, how it changes as we age, how to measure it, and what steps you can take to increase it to improve your mobility and overall health with our new 15-minute interactive lesson.
Are you interested in learning how to reduce your risk of developing dementia? Learn six ways to promote brain health to optimize your physical mobility and social activity in the future with our free online interactive lesson.
Do you or someone you care for have osteoarthritis of the hip or knee? Learn how to best manage this condition through exercise and weight management.
Hamilton, ON - April 8, 2020
We are committed to supporting the healthy aging of Canada’s older adult population by highlighting ways to stay active and engaged while practicing physical distancing during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Explore some of our latest content and continue to check back as new content is added weekly.