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Brain and modifiable dementia risk factors.

Dementia Risk Reduction

Recent research has shown that up to 40% of dementias may be prevented or delayed by addressing modifiable risk factors that can be changed through healthy lifestyle behaviours. 

Learn more about modifiable risk factors and the steps you can take to reduce your risk of dementia.

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Delirium: Is Your Loved One at Risk?

Delirium is a condition that causes a person to become confused. While it can happen to anyone, anywhere, it often occurs when someone is in the hospital.

Learn more about what delirium is, the signs and symptoms, and how it is treated.

(15 minutes)

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Anxiety Disorders

Do you know the signs and symptoms of anxiety disorders and how they are diagnosed and treated?

Learn more about what anxiety is, the different types of disorders, and what questions you should ask your healthcare provider if you are concerned about your mental health.

(35 minutes)

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Promoting Brain Health

Enhance or extend your physical mobility and social activity in the future by actively promoting brain health and reducing your risk of developing dementia.

Learn more about how lifestyle choices, blood vessel health and other health conditions and drug side effects can impact your cognition.

(30 minutes)

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Walking Speed - Is It a New Vital Sign?

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.

(15 minutes)

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Osteoarthritis and Exercise

Discover how to best manage osteoarthritis of the hip and knee to reduce your symptoms and improve your mobility.  

Learn more about a self-management plan that includes therapeutic exercises, physical activity and weight management.

(15 minutes)

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Social Isolation: Are You at Risk?

The risk factors for social isolation are many and varied. It can have a significant impact on a person's health and well-being.

Learn more about the risk factors and how optimizing your mobility, expanding your social network, and proactively addressing specific health concerns can reduce your risk.

(20 minutes)

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Changing Gears: Making a Plan to Retire from Driving

Retiring from driving, also known as driving cessation, either voluntarily or otherwise, can profoundly impact a person's life.

Learn more about the warning signs that may indicate unsafe driving habits; age-related health conditions and other factors that can affect your ability to drive safely; and the importance of planning for a time when you can no longer drive.

(15 minutes)

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