• 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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  • 25 May 2017

    Canada's aging population

    The McMaster Optimal Aging Portal provides evidence-based health information to support Canada's aging population.
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  • 17 May 2017

    Eye health

    May is Vision Health Month. The McMaster Optimal Aging Portal provides evidence-based resources about eye health for older adults.
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  • 9 May 2017

    Be proactive to age well at home

    The McMaster Optimal Aging Portal provides evidence-based insights on healthy aging including tips to remain in your home and live independently for as long as possible.
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  • 27 April 2017

    Caregivers need support

    Many people come to the McMaster Optimal Aging Portal for resources to support caregivers. Read our evidence based resources on caregiving.
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  • 19 April 2017

    What are your end-of-life wishes?

    What are your end-life-wishes? If you do not have an advance care plan in place, perhaps it’s time to start the conversation?
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  • 29 March 2017

    Oral health matters

    The quality of oral health among seniors indicates we need to ‘brush up’ on mouth care. Find out more about the oral health risk factors associated with aging.
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  • 22 March 2017

    Medical marijuana

    Emerging research hints at marijuana’s potential to reduce and possibly replace some pharmaceutical-based medications that many seniors are taking.
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  • 15 March 2017

    The anti-aging mindset

    Research shows that exercise has very positive affects on our health. But does it delay aging? Is it anti-aging? Perhaps it’s this anti-aging mindset that is unhealthy in itself.
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