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22 November 2017
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!
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.
2 November 2017
November is Fall Prevention Month. Falls are a major risk to healthy aging. Read our evidence-based resources on this topic.
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.
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
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.
21 September 2017
September 21st is World Alzheimer's Day. Early diagnosis is considered important for many reasons. Find out what the evidence says.
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!
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.
24 August 2017
Research studies on the McMaster Optimal Aging Portal provide encouraging evidence to support the health benefits of music therapy.
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.
3 August 2017
Technology and healthy aging
Get connected to support healthy aging. Read our resources about health information technology below.
20 July 2017
It's common to feel overwhelmed by all the healthy eating advice out there. Read our evidence-based resources about seniors and nutrition.
13 July 2017
Sex is a fundamental part of humanity at any age. Read our resources about sexual health for older adults.
6 July 2017
Many older adults suffer from chronic pain. Read our evidence-based resources about pain management.
29 June 2017
Get moving this summer!
Get moving this summer. Check out our exercise ideas for seniors.
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:
14 June 2017
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.
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.
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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