Friday, September 21, 2018

Busting Myths about aging,
redefining what it is to age healthily and vibrantly

Features
Western cultures see aging through the narrow, warped lens of health and disease, chronic illness and disability. Being independent for as long as possible is highly valued. People are impressed, for example, that my 95-year-old father lives alone, shops for his own groceries, cooks his own meals and keeps up with current events. On the other hand, Indigenous cultures take...

Bone Up On Calcium and Vitamin D For Optimal Health

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AGE-WELL Announces Eight Finalists in its National Impact Challenge

It started as a challenge to Canadians to come up with great new ideas to support healthy aging. The AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge triggered...
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Do The New ‘Anti-Aging’ Pills Offer a Silver Bullet? The Jury...

If your dream is to stop aging altogether, there are some media stories that you might find intriguing. Headlines about anti-aging pills draw eyeballs...

Say Goodbye to Anti-Aging: The Era of Ageless Beauty Has Arrived

How long have we felt the pressure to look more youthful and internalized shame about aging? It's difficult to pinpoint when that began, but...

How To Combat Ageism In the Workplace? One Expert Says Communication...

As authors Warren Bennis and Robert J. Thomas report in their book, Geeks and Geezers: How Era, Values, and Defining Moments Shape Leaders, each...
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Solutions

Can A New eConsult Service Cure What Ails Health Care in...

Limited access to specialist care is a major barrier to health care in Canada. But what started as a pilot project by two frustrated...

Bone Up On Calcium and Vitamin D For Optimal Health

Adults have more than 200 bones in their bodies. Each one is important. Bones help support the structure of the body, protect vital organs...

Arthritis pain. Grin and bear it? Absolutely not! Learn about today’s...

Choosing “Tragically Hips” as the name for her team in the annual Walk For Arthritis was a no-brainer for Brantford, ON-resident Jane Grant-Henderson. “Not...
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