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Better process for disability tax credits.

The government wants to hear from Canadians, especially those with disabilities and their caregivers.

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It’s tax time. Are you claiming everything?

Everything from gluten-free food to medical marijuana can be claimed as a medical expense, not just prescriptions.

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Biogen’s Alzheimer’s Drug Impresses in Early Trial

Treatment slows cognitive decline, shows benefit of attacking plaque on brain.

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Mental health report warns of caregiver stress, suicide rates.

A new study aims to “paint a fuller picture of mental health in Canada.”

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Coming home to mobility issues

Falls are the leading cause of injury death among adults over 65.

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Supreme Court allows doctor-assisted suicide in specific cases.

The Supreme Court’s ruling revisited the controversial and emotional issue of assisted suicide.

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Depressed Woman

Depression: Nothing to be ashamed of

There is a general idea among the elderly and their families that depression is part of normal aging, but it is not! Though depression is a very common issue, it can be overcome with timely diagnosis, and treatment with antidepressants and other therapies.

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Caring for the Caregiver: The Power of Perspective

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” Mohandas Gandhi

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Wheel Dance offers ‘complete freedom’ to disabled dancers

Ballroom dancing in a wheelchair feels like ‘floating through the clouds,’ Ken Faber says. ‘Nothing else compares.’

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Woman with broken hip in hospital

From person to patient…and back

Learn how to help a friend or family member on their journey after an injury with some helpful tips.

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