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Aging in place

Not surprisingly, many older adults want to stay at home and be independent for as long as possible. In order to do so, it’s important to be proactive!

  • Take care of your body - older adults who eat well and exercise regularly are more likely to age optimally
  • Stay engaged – it’s important to maintain social ties
  • Review your medications with your doctor or pharmacist to ensure they are appropriate and needed
  • Don’t be afraid to ask for help and care

For more evidence-based tips and insights, read our resources below:


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DISCLAIMER: Many of our Blog Posts were written before the COVID-19 pandemic and thus do not necessarily reflect the latest public health recommendations. While the content of these blogs identify activities that support optimal aging, it is important to defer to the most current public health recommendations such as social distancing and frequent hand washing. Some of the activities suggested within these blogs may need to be modified or avoided altogether to comply with current social distancing recommendations. To view the latest updates from the Public Health Agency of Canada, please visit their website

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