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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!
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.
25 May 2017
Canada's aging population
The McMaster Optimal Aging Portal provides evidence-based health information to support Canada's aging population.
17 May 2017
May is Vision Health Month. The McMaster Optimal Aging Portal provides evidence-based resources about eye health for older adults.
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.
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.
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?
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.
22 March 2017
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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