• 10 March 2020

    It’s Brain Awareness Week: Ways to keep your brain healthy as you age

    When we think of our overall health, many people think of the physical components, however healthy aging involves supporting both the body and the brain. Read more on how to boost your brain health by reading through our resources.
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  • 3 March 2020

    It’s Nutrition Month! Strategies to help you age optimally

    National Nutrition Month is celebrated annually in the month of March and aims to educate people about making informed choices about the foods they eat and help them develop healthy eating habits. Just like exercise, nutrition is an important part of healthy aging.
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  • 24 February 2020

    Travelling? Plan ahead for a smooth vacation

    If you like to travel, you know that planning is half the fun and important for a safe, comfortable, and worry-free trip. Ensuring you have travel insurance, necessary vaccinations, essential supplies including medications and prescriptions and good footwear is essential.
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  • 18 February 2020

    Do you suffer from back pain? How to find relief

    When back pain strikes, treatment options are limited and often vary from person-to-person. Read more about how to relieve back pain and how exercise may help reduce it.
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  • 11 February 2020

    Love your heart: Five things you can do to keep your heart healthy

    There are several factors that contribute to your overall heart health including exercise, diet, and overall lifestyle. We have compiled the latest evidence-based resources on five key areas below to help you maintain a healthy heart as you age.
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  • 4 February 2020

    World Cancer Day: Raising awareness to save lives

    While medical advancements have improved treatment options for many types of cancers, it still remains one of the leading causes of death in North America. The good news is, lifestyle choices can reduce your risk of cancer.
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  • 29 January 2020

    Let’s talk about mental health

    Yesterday was Bell’s tenth annual Let’s Talk Day, an initiative that aims to raise awareness about mental health by encouraging people to share their personal stories. The campaign serves as an important reminder that mental health and wellbeing matter at every age.
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  • 21 January 2020

    Preventing slips and falls during the winter

    Winter weather often brings slippery conditions due to snow, slush and ice, which can make falls more likely. While this may create minor hazards for some, for older adults falls can have devastating consequences.
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  • 14 January 2020

    How technology can help you achieve your health and fitness goals

    Technology is a major part of our lives and is engrained in many of our daily activities. From wearable devices, to mobile apps, smartphones and tablets, there are more ways than ever before to stay connected and manage your health goals.
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  • 7 January 2020

    The truth about diets

    People are eager to start the new year off on the right foot by eating well in a bid to lose weight and improve their health. With an abundance of diets out there, there is no shortage of options available. But do popular diets really work?
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  • 31 December 2019

    Setting new goals and intentions for 2020

    Whether you are setting new goals or maintaining the ones you’ve already been achieving, we’ve compiled the latest evidence in areas such as diet, exercise, the arts and more to guide you.
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  • 24 December 2019

    How to stay active this winter

    For older adults, the fear of falling may prevent them from wanting to go outside. Whether at home, or at your local community centre, there are many activities you can do indoors. We have rounded up a few articles to inspire you.
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  • 17 December 2019

    Dealing with extreme weather events

    In recent years, it seems as though there has been an increase in extreme weather events. Older adults are more likely to be vulnerable when these events take place because of health and social factors like chronic conditions and social isolation. ​
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  • 10 December 2019

    Frauds and scams: Know your risks

    The ways in which criminals try to fraudulently get your money continue to expand as they create new tactics to trick people into providing confidential information. Older adults – who may have significant savings later in life – are frequently the target of these activities.
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  • 3 December 2019

    Tis the season! How to stay healthy during the holidays.

    The holidays can be a time of indulgence. Celebrating the season is often an occasion to socialize and gather with friends and family. While it is important to enjoy yourself, there are a few things you can do to make sure you maintain your health throughout the month.
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  • 26 November 2019

    How your health affects your sexuality as you age

    Did you know that it is your health, not age, that affects your sexuality? While certain health conditions can affect the libido and sexual capacity, many people still want and need intimacy, or have sexual desires as they grow older.
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  • 19 November 2019

    Diabetes care and prevention strategies

    Chronic diseases like diabetes are often ‘self-managed’ – a model of care that empowers patients to be in control of their own treatments. But managing diabetes involves a lot of responsibility and work and can leave some patients feeling overwhelmed.
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  • 12 November 2019

    How technology can enable a healthier life

    Whether it is helping older adults stay connected to combat issues such as social isolation or motivating us to set and achieve new goals, there’s no doubt that there are many positive ways technology can help us as we age.
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  • 5 November 2019

    Not all falls are inevitable: here’s how you can prevent them

    Falls can be a life-changing event, with one in five resulting in a broken bone or a head injury. The good news is that not all falls are inevitable, and there are many things that can be done to prevent them.
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  • 29 October 2019

    How to stay healthy this cold and flu season

    While it is possible to get a cold or flu at any time throughout the year, these viruses are most common in the fall and winter months. Research suggests the flu shot remains the best way to protect yourself against the flu.
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