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This guide contains information on government programs and services available to seniors in Québec. This guide contains links to resources related to health and social services, home help, housing, transportation, justice and tax credits. Read this resource to learn more.
Mistreatment is a single or repeated act that causes harm or distress to an older adult. The mistreatment of elders can fall into 7 main categories, which includes, psychological mistreatment, physical mistreatment, sexual mistreatment, financial mistreatment and more. Read this resources to find examples of each of the types of mistreatment.
Certain factors make older adults more likely to be a target of mistreatment. Risk factors are related to the older adult's environment. Vulnerability factors are related the person's characterisitcs. There are also factors related to the person who mistreates the older adult. 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.