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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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  • 7 April 2020

    How caregivers can remain connected to their loved ones

    Physical distancing practices that have been put in place to help stop the spread of the coronavirus are creating unique challenges for caregivers who play many significant roles. Having to accomplish a number of tasks remotely requires new ways of thinking to ensure loved ones continue to receive the care and support they need.
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  • 1 April 2020

    Are you a caregiver? Support may be just a “couple of clicks” away!

    Amid a global pandemic that calls for physical distancing, do caregivers of older adults have to cope on their own? The research shows that online support services can be a beneficial alternative.
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  • 31 March 2020

    Ways to stay active while at home

    People across the world are continuing to practice social and physical distancing to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). While many of the places and spaces we previously used to exercise are temporarily closed, we must modify the ways we stay active and continue to make it a part of our daily routine.
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  • 25 March 2020

    Reading to escape isolation

    In this troubled time when we are isolated, but also bombarded with stressful information, we must find solutions to entertain ourselves and escape (if only for a moment) from this reality. Could reading be part of the solution?
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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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