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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...

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...

Discrimination Continues To Impact LGBTQ Residents In Long-Term Care Communities

It’s a poignant memory for Brian Hobbs – one that captures some of the challenges facing older members of the LGBTQ community in Canada. Two...

Sassy Grandmas On Social Media Usher In A Grey Revolution

The New York Times called them “the Glamorous Grandmas of Instagram,” but they are much more than that. These women all over the age...

Men Also Suffer From The Devastating Effects Of Osteoporosis, Says Top Expert

“Osteoporosis is the silent disease,” says Dr. Aliya Khan, professor of Clinical Medicine, Endocrinology, Metabolism and Geriatrics at McMaster University. “We also call osteoporosis...

Better Sex For Women Is Within Reach, Thanks To A New Treatment Using Radiofrequency

For women struggling with vaginal issues in their postmenopausal phase, a touch of radiofrequency (RF) energy may be all that’s needed – and just...

Five Trends That Businesses Can’t Ignore in 2020

What if we were to tell you that 2020 will be the year that your business breaks new ground and exceeds all expectations? What...

Reality Check: Not Just Women Are Affected By Osteoporosis. We’re All At Risk.

Osteoporosis? Not me. Some people believe that they are not at risk for this disease behind a loss of bone density, both in quality...

Stopping The Spread Of Ageism In the Workplace Needs To Be A Priority

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

15 Health Facts Guys Need To Know About How To Live A Longer Life

Did you know that 85 per cent of Canadian men exceed their daily recommended sodium intake or that smoking doubles the likelihood of a...

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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...