Friday, October 23, 2020

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Look To Canada’s Indigenous Communities To Understand How Age And Wisdom Are Valued

Western cultures see aging through the narrow, warped lens of health and disease, chronic illness and disability. Being independent for as long as possible...

Comic Rick Green Discovers The Healing Power of Laughter After ADHD Diagnosis

Comedian and writer Rick Green is known to many Canadians as the bumbling Bill Smith on The Red Green Show for 11 seasons. But...

33 Ways You Can Take Charge Of Your Life During The Coronavirus Crisis

The COVID-19 situation continues to change not even just daily, but hourly. With everyone mandated to stay home to help “flatten the curve,” that...

Millennials Do Have Valuable Lessons To Share With The Boomer Generation

Millennials are a lazy, narcissistic, entitled generation. At least that’s the prevailing stereotype of these avocado toast-eating navel-gazers. Born some time between the early...

‘He-Sheds’ Across Canada Help Older Men Build a Sense Of Community

What if instead of potting soil and lawn mowers you filled a shed with hot coffee, cribbage boards and friends? That’s the idea behind...

How Well Do YouAreUNLTD Readers Understand Osteoporosis? Our Poll Results Reveal All

The results are in! How well do YouAreUNTLD readers understand osteoporosis? Our poll reveals all…. The theme of our current series on osteoporosis is break...

Before You Take Off On To A Sun Destination This Winter, Consider New Treatments for Varicose Veins

Thinking about a winter getaway to a sun destination? For many women, that means not only shorts, sun dresses, swimsuits and breaking out the...

In The Fake News Era, Canadians Struggle To Get Credible Nutritional Information As They Age

“Aging Canadians have a profound hunger for good nutritional information – and the demand for reliable dietary advice is only going to grow,” said...

Canadians Swap “Fly And Fry” Vacations For Meaningful Travel Pursuits

Many Canadians in their teens and 20s travel as a rite of passage between finishing school and getting serious about career, family or both....

AGE-WELL’S Dr. Alex Mihailidis Looks At How Technology Can Revolutionize The Way We Age

When I think about the technologies revolutionizing our world, it’s amazing to see how they keep evolving. We’ve come a long, long way from...

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Take Control: 6 Bone-Boosting Tips, Tricks and Tools You Need Now to Prevent Osteoporosis

Sowing the seeds for good bone health happens early in life. Babies who are breastfed are given vitamin D drops because a...

YouAreUNLTD Celebrates World Osteoporosis Day

We’re proud to be breaking the silence around a disease that has affected so many people around the globe, including two million men and...

Startup Working On Sleep Tracker For long-term care Wins Third Competition In AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge

Tochtech Technologies, a Vancouver-area startup developing a non-wearable sleep tracker that allows caregivers to monitor the overnight safety of older adults, has...
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COVID-19 Creates A Renewed Focus On Living Environments, Especially For An Aging Demographic

The new aging consumers are living longer and healthier lives than those in previous generations. As influential consumers, they want well-designed products...

New Poll: COVID-19 Has Significantly Increased the Use Of Many Technologies Among Older Canadians

From Facebook to food delivery apps and fitness trackers, older Canadians have upped their use of many technologies and online services during...