• 18 July 2018

    Managing your finances to enjoy a long and happy retirement

    On average, Canadians are living longer, which means more financial resources, and more careful management of financial resources, are required to ensure they last as long as you need them to. We have compiled some resources and tools to help with your financial planning.
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  • 11 July 2018

    Is it time to review your medications?

    As you get older, chances are the amount of medication you take will increase. While it is likely that your medications were prescribed for good reason, they may no longer be helpful and could potentially even cause harm. We’ve compiled some resources to help you learn more.
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  • 4 July 2018

    The sound of music: the health benefits of music for older adults

    Music is a safe, simple and inexpensive strategy with many real benefits, however, it continues to be an underused tool. Read more about how music can be a catalyst for human relationships, reduce anxiety, pain, depression and more.
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  • 27 June 2018

    A closer look at the benefits and risks associated with some pain-management options

    As we get older, the frequency of pain may increase as we develop conditions such as osteoarthritis. Pain is an important and challenging issue, but it’s imperative that any management options provide benefits that outweigh their risks. Read more about how to manage your pain and important things to consider when choosing treatment.
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  • 20 June 2018

    Enjoy the great outdoors this summer, but don’t forget to cover up!

    Summer has officially arrived. With the warmer weather and longer days, there are many opportunities to get outside and increase your physical activity. Read more below about fun summertime exercise ideas to increase your physical and social activity and tips for staying sun smart while outdoors.
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  • 13 June 2018

    World elder abuse day: Interventions for preventing abuse in the elderly

    Abuse and neglect of older adults can take many forms: physical, psychological, sexual, or financial. Whether you are an older adult or caregiver, resources exist to help you deal with abuse. We have compiled some helpful resources to help you recognize abuse, better understand the risk factors and types of elder abuse, understand risks and benefits of interventions and more.
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  • 6 June 2018

    Should you stay, or should you go? What to consider when thinking about aging in place

    Aging in place means older adults are able to stay in their residence of choice for as long as they are able, and often requires careful planning to adapt to changing needs. Whether you’re planning for your future or considering the best option for a family member or friend, we’ve compiled some helpful resources to support your decision-making process.
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  • 31 May 2018

    Oral health matters! Make your dental hygiene routine a priority

    Our oral health is an important part of our overall well-being and it is important to make it a priority by following a dental hygiene routine and seeing your dentist regularly. Read more about the importance of good oral care and how to maintain it.
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  • 23 May 2018

    Get up and go! The importance of staying active as you age

    A new study by Statistics Canada showed that seniors are less active now than they were in 1986. Are you looking to increase your physical and social activity? Click through to read our resources to get you on the right path.
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  • 16 May 2018

    When was the last time you checked your blood pressure?

    May 17, 2018 is World Hypertension Day. Modifying your lifestyle by making improvements to your diet and increasing your physical activity may help to lower your blood pressure. Read more about what you can do to manage high blood pressure.
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  • 9 May 2018

    Make your mental health a priority

    Over 1.8 million people over the age of 60 are living with a mental health illness in Canada. Read through our resources below to learn more about the many things you can do to look after your mental health.
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  • 2 May 2018

    How technology can help you as you age

    Technology is an important and growing part of our lives; it is helping make day-to-day tasks easier and keeping us more connected than ever before. Learn more about how recent advances in technology are helping to enhance our lives as we age.
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  • 25 April 2018

    Thinking about retirement?

    Our work roles can help to define who we are. While many look forward to retirement, not all of us have considered what we’ll do with our new-found free time. We've compiled some helpful resources to help you plan.
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  • 17 April 2018

    Thinking about cancer during Daffodil Month

    April is Daffodil Month, a time in which Canadians are encouraged to support the fight against cancer. While the fight never truly stops, it is a great time to look at the latest in evidence-informed information on the topic and consider how to reduce our cancer risk.
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  • 11 April 2018

    Planning for end-of-life care

    With both an aging population and an increase in treatment options, it is important for all of us to think about how we approach end-of-life planning, care and communication. Read through our helpful resources to get you thinking about your end-of-life wishes.
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  • 4 April 2018

    Caring for the caregivers

    As our population ages, and a greater number of older adults want to remain at home for as long as they can, the role of the caregiver has become vital. In honour of Family Caregiver Day, we have compiled some helpful evidence-based resources for caregivers.
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  • 28 March 2018

    What your sleep can say about your health

    Our sleep habits may change as we get older but a good night’s sleep is always important. Lack of sleep can affect quality of life and also be a symptom of health problems.
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  • 21 March 2018

    Spring into a healthier you

    Spring is finally here. With the change in seasons comes an opportunity to make adjustments in your daily life.
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  • 13 March 2018

    Keep your brain healthy as you age

    Healthy aging involves supporting both the brain and body. We've compiled a list of resources to help you.
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  • 8 March 2018

    Evidenced-based advice to help you this nutrition month

    Proper nutrition helps maintain strength, mobility and a good quality of life. It’s never too late to make better food choices. Read our evidence-based resources to help you get started.
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