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Physical Fitness and Our Aging Population

Regular exercise & better eating habits is the way to go if you want to live a healthier life.

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You can watch our workshop live via our website

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When doctors hide pills in a patients’ food, is it a breach of trust or a ‘practical way’ to ensure they take their medicine?

It becomes a broader question of trust.

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Hip Fractures in Older Women are Deadly: USA Study

Hip fractures cause substantial short- and long-term disability as well as increased mortality.

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Vitamin C and Beta-Carotene May Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Getting more vitamin C may help prevent Alzheimer’s.

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What’s in a diet?

Being on a specific diet or dieting can be confusing. Some people “diet” to lose weight or train for a specific sporting event, but what’s important is maintaining a healthy diet from day to day.

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Undernourishment a risk for 1 in 3 older Canadians

Depression, loneliness can be factors, especially for women 75 and older

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It’s made of WHAT? Figuring out Canadian nutrition labels

Most people recognize the importance of understanding what’s in their food, but accurately reading nutrition labels can be frustrating. This article will help you breeze through the grocery aisles armed with a keen eye and an increased ability to take control of your diet.

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Happy birthday Besse Cooper!

This Georgia woman is the oldest person in the world, celebrating her 116th birthday on August 26.

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Understanding vitamin and mineral supplementation: What you need to know

Recent research indicates that over 50 per cent of baby boomers take some form of vitamin or mineral tablet daily, with a third of Canadians aged 50 years and over combining vitamins, minerals and herbs regularly.

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