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Ban The Tan: Use These Savvy Sunscreen Strategies To Maintain Healthy Skin

The most powerful skin-health boosting product you can own and wear is sunscreen. Yet many people are reluctant about applying it, citing fears over...

Can Making Your Social Life A Priority Boost Your Health And Longevity? Author Marta Zaraska Says Yes.

YouAreUNLTD caught up with Canadian writer and author Marta Zaraska to talk about her new book, Growing Young: How Friendship, Optimism and Kindness Can...

The Power Of Words To Shape Culture, Instigate Change And Confront Ageism

Labels can be useful. Without them we wouldn’t know what’s in file folders or cans, whether food contains ingredients we’re allergic to, or whether...

Not Content To Be “A Restless Retiree,” Mehbs Remtulla Creates A Network To Help Older Adults Find New Purpose

 After a successful career as a pharmaceutical executive and entrepreneur. Mehbs Remtulla loathed the idea of becoming a “restless retiree.” So, in 2018, he...

Celebrated Mystery Writer Louise Penny Reflects On Being A Caregiver And Aging Well

“There is a crack in everything,” Louise Penny likes to quote in her bestselling mystery novels. “That’s how the light gets in.” That interplay...

Naked And A Little Bit Afraid: Columnist Robert Hawke Ponders The Man In The Mirror

I got out of the shower recently, grabbed a towel and started to wipe myself down when suddenly something terrible happened. I made eye...

During Self-Quarantine, Keep Moving, Sit Less and Consider Wearing Compression Socks

If you’ve been ignoring your tired, achy or swollen legs because you’re worried compression stockings will make you look frumpy, it’s time to update...

Actor Lorne Cardinal Continues To Push Boundaries And Live Life With Courage

“If you let fear run your life, you can live a very small world. You’re not going to experience the greatness that’s out there...

Forget Dressing For Your Age: Flaunt Your Style As You Like It

Huda Cade scoffs at the notion of dressing your age. “It’s ageist! That phrase means women of a certain age should dress and act in...

The Lighter Side of Aging – Being Called Mister, Bifocals and Embracing Nostalgia

Is there actually a way to age better when it comes to health? Being a baby boomer, I would say aging and better health...

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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...