• 22 November 2017

    Celebrating caregivers

    Family caregivers play an integral role in supporting the health and wellbeing of older adults. How can we support caregivers? Read our articles on this topic!
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  • 16 November 2017

    Should I get the flu shot?

    Have you had your flu shot yet? Research evidence confirms the benefits, particularly for older adults.
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  • 2 November 2017

    Preventing falls

    November is Fall Prevention Month. Falls are a major risk to healthy aging. Read our evidence-based resources on this topic.
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  • 19 October 2017

    Healthy aging: The bottom line

    The bottom line: find out the key takeaways from some of our most popular Blog Posts about healthy aging.
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  • 5 October 2017

    Take action, fight breast cancer

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Read evidence-based resources about risks, screening and treatment options rated by McMaster University
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  • 28 September 2017

    International Day of Older Persons

    Inspired by International Day of Older Persons on October 1st, we've compiled the top read health resources on the McMaster Optimal Aging Portal in 2017.
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  • 21 September 2017

    Remember me

    September 21st is World Alzheimer's Day. Early diagnosis is considered important for many reasons. Find out what the evidence says.
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  • 14 September 2017

    Self-care for caregivers

    Attention caregivers: read these tips about taking care of YOU. It's worth the reminder: self-care is not selfish!
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  • 31 August 2017

    Let's talk about prostate cancer

    Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Canadian men. Read our evidence-based resources on this topic.
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  • 24 August 2017

    Music therapy

    Research studies on the McMaster Optimal Aging Portal provide encouraging evidence to support the health benefits of music therapy.
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  • 17 August 2017

    The loneliness epidemic

    Many people feel lonely and lose social connections as they age. Mounting evidence continues to confirm that loneliness is a major risk to healthy aging.
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  • 3 August 2017

    Technology and healthy aging

    Get connected to support healthy aging. Read our resources about health information technology below.
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  • 20 July 2017

    Nutrition advice

    It's common to feel overwhelmed by all the healthy eating advice out there. Read our evidence-based resources about seniors and nutrition.
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  • 13 July 2017

    Sexual health

    Sex is a fundamental part of humanity at any age. Read our resources about sexual health for older adults.
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  • 6 July 2017

    Pain management

    Many older adults suffer from chronic pain. Read our evidence-based resources about pain management.
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  • 29 June 2017

    Get moving this summer!

    Get moving this summer. Check out our exercise ideas for seniors.
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  • 21 June 2017

    New cancer stats released

    New cancer statistics show that our aging population will influence an increase in cancer diagnoses among Canadians 50 years and older. How to reduce your risk:
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  • 14 June 2017

    Elder abuse

    June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The problem of elder abuse should be a concern to us all, yet we often fail to recognize the symptoms.
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  • 7 June 2017

    Men's health matters

    Men's health: Research suggests that men tend to put less focus on their own health and wellbeing than women. The key to optimal aging, is to take an active role in your health.
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  • 1 June 2017

    June is Stroke Awareness Month

    June is Stroke Awareness Month. The McMaster Optimal Aging Portal features evidence-based resources about stroke symptoms, treatment and recovery.
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