Saturday, August 8, 2020

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The Most Important Conversation You’ll Ever Have With Your Parents: Plans For Their Future Care

“If you don’t want to talk about this, or if you can’t, maybe you could just pray for a tornado to hit your parents...

Prevent Caregiver Burnout With These 5 Stress-busting Tips

Managing the needs of aging parents is a top personal stressor, according to a 2018 survey of clients accessing Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services...

Watch Now: Pharmacy and the Well-Informed Patient

To kick off the YouAreUNLTD White Coat debate series, we invited professor Zubin Austin and his protégé Samier Kamar to discuss the realities of...

Where To Find Help Navigating The Complex, Often Puzzling, Canadian Healthcare System

While not all of us will face a life-changing healthcare crisis – a frightening diagnosis, such as cancer, multiple sclerosis or Alzheimer’s; an elderly parent...

Never Forget Taking Your Medication Again, Thanks To New Apps And Smart Tech

“Drugs don’t work in patients who don’t take them.” This well-known quote from C. Everett Coop, former US Surgeon General, reflects a simple, yet empowering...

Research Shows The Health Benefits of Close Relationships Between Grandparents And Grandkids

Reaping the many rewards that come with close relationships between grandparents and grandkids The bond between a grandparent and grandchild is a special one, but...

Difference Maker: Watch Caregiver And Advocate Ron Beleno Talk About Aging in Place

Advocate and caregiver Ron Beleno appeared as a guest speaker at AGE-WELL's National Conference in Vancouver last year. He spoke about how the AGE-WELL community...

Evidence Indicates Unpaid Caregivers May Have An Elevated Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Tending to a sick loved one can be fulfilling, and it can bring deep satisfaction to a caregiver. Paradoxically though, staff at the University of...

Difference Maker: Learn How Advocate/Alzheimer’s Patient Jim Mann Is Challenging Dementia Stereotypes

Advocate and Alzheimer's patient Jim Mann appeared as a guest speaker at AGE-WELL's National Conference in Vancouver last year. He spoke about how it...

How Challenges Faced By Caregivers Are Growing Along With Our Aging Population

The number of caregivers is expected to increase dramatically in the next decade as an estimated 9.5 million Canadians reach age 65 and over....

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Canada, We Need To Talk About COVID-19, Pandemics, Technology And The Way Forward

The COVID-19 pandemic has rightly sparked a serious and long-overdue national conversation about long-term care. All of us should be deeply troubled...

Can The Food You Eat Influence Your Mood?

We all have good days and bad days, but is there a connection between how you feel and the foods you consume?...

Advancing Technology-Based Solutions To Support Older Adults And Their Caregivers

AGE-WELL NCE Inc. (Aging Gracefully across Environments using Technology to Support Wellness, Engagement and Long Life) is pleased to announce funding for 22...

Try These Summer Smoothie Recipes With Nutritious Wild Blueberries

Sticking to New Year’s resolutions may be easier with these smoothie recipes from the Wild Blueberry Association of North America. To inspire a vibrant and healthy...

Yes, You Can Live To 100 And Beyond, Say Researchers

I remember when Alida Desroches, the Franco-Ontarian grandmother of my sister-in-law, Darlene, wished me a happy birthday when I was in my 40s. “Live...