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28 February 2018
Hear this about your health
Hearing loss may affect our social interactions and even place us at risk for other health problems, like falls. Read on to learn what you can do to solve your hearing problems.
21 February 2018
Step to the beat…
Walking speed is a reflection of health and fitness and is a good predictor of how long and well you may live. Read more about the many benefits walking provides.
13 February 2018
Will you be my Valentine?
February is heart month - there’s no better time to learn more about how to protect your heart health! Read more (and share) our heart health resources.
7 February 2018
Battling a bad flu season
To help stop the spread of the flu, make sure to: cover coughs and sneezes; wash your hands well with soap and water; and read our evidence-based information!
31 January 2018
World Cancer Day 2018
World Cancer Day (Feb. 4) aims to save millions of preventable deaths by raising awareness about this disease. Read and share our cancer resources.
24 January 2018
Aging in place
Not surprisingly, many older adults want to stay at home and be independent for as long as possible. Be proactive and read our evidence-based tips and insights.
16 January 2018
Social aspects of aging
The McMaster Optimal Aging Portal is excited to offer citizens a more comprehensive evidence source through the addition of evidence-based content about the social aspects of aging. Check out some of our new blogs.
10 January 2018
Alzheimer’s Awareness Month
January is Alzheimer's Awareness Month in Canada, making it a perfect time to learn more about the warning signs and check out our other resources.
3 January 2018
Happy, healthy new year!
If you kicked the New Year off with a resolution to be healthier, we can help to support your healthy aging goals with the best research evidence.
19 December 2017
Gift-wrapped: Our top resources of 2017
With the new year just around the corner, we’ve rounded up our top 10 resources accessed on the McMaster Optimal Aging Portal in 2017.
13 December 2017
Try to stay the healthy course with your festive eating habits, while giving yourself some wiggle room to indulge.
6 December 2017
Sleep and Aging
Sleep is important to achieving optimal health, but what amount of sleep is best? What sleep patterns should be of concern? Explore our resources.
28 November 2017
Depression is not a normal part of aging. If you’re feeling depressed, there are many treatment options but the first step is to talk to someone. Learn more.
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.
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