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  • 20 May 2020

    Urban green spaces designed for all generations

    If you live in the city, many urban green spaces, such as parks and trails, are available to enjoy in your neighbourhood. Learn about all the benefits of using and promoting the use of urban green spaces.
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  • 20 May 2020

    Caregiver stress: strategies to improve your well-being

    The COVID-19 global pandemic has added a layer of complexity for caregivers who have had to practice physical distancing, while potentially taking on more responsibilities such as grocery shopping for their loved ones. If you or someone you know is a caregiver, our resources can help you navigate through these current challenging times and in the future.
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  • 13 May 2020

    Elder abuse in a COVID-19 era

    Since the global lockdown began, it is believed that elder abuse has been on the rise as those providing support have seen an increase in the number of individuals seeking help. It is important for both older adults and caregivers to understand what constitutes elder abuse and be aware of the signs of it so they can seek help.
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  • 6 May 2020

    Community resilience: Responding to and recovering from disasters together

    It is not only individuals who are struck by disasters like a pandemic, it is entire communities that are shaken. Implementing a community resilience plan can help a community come together and overcome any disaster, while rebuilding socially, physically and economically.
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  • 6 May 2020

    Frauds and scams during COVID-19

    The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre has reported 766 cases of COVID-19 fraud that has resulted in losses of approximately $1.2 million. The ways in which criminals try to fraudulently get your information continues to grow, requiring us all to be extra vigilant.
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  • 29 April 2020

    Kicking smoking to the curb: 3 evidence-based ways to aid you on your journey to becoming smoke free

    From cancer to heart disease, the hazards of smoking have long-been documented. Emerging evidence appears to suggest that there could also be a dangerous association between smoking and COVID-19. Consider becoming smoke free for your overall health and well-being, both within and outside of this pandemic. These evidence-based strategies could help increase your chances of success!
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  • 22 April 2020

    Making informed housing decisions during a pandemic

    In recent weeks, we have seen several retirement homes and long-term care facilities being overrun by COVID-19 outbreaks. This situation can raise a lot of concerns and questions among older adults, their families and their caregivers regarding the most appropriate and safe place to live during the pandemic. How could we support them in making these complex decisions?
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  • 22 April 2020

    Mental health amid the COVID-19 pandemic

    Different strategies that include self-care and technology have been shown to be effective in improving mental health and wellbeing and may be of use in challenging times like these.
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  • 8 April 2020

    Looking for exercises to do at home? Pilates and yoga can help you keep physically and mentally fit!

    While at home, keep all facets of your health and well-being a priority! What benefits do Pilates and yoga have to offer?
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  • 8 April 2020

    When misinformation becomes viral

    A lot of people are experiencing stress and anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). At a time when fake news is going viral, how can we fight misinformation?
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Public Health Agency of Canada

Stay on top of the current coronavirus disease situation in Canada with the most recent updates, information about symptoms, treatment, and prevention. Learn about financial and economic supports, travel advisories, and other useful information about being prepared. Visit the Public Health Agency of Canada's COVID-19 web page.

World Health Organization

Get the latest updates from the World Health Organization and view their Coronavirus (COVID-19) Situation Dashboard that shows the current global statistics concerning the pandemic.

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