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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...

10 Common Myths About Aging Busted, Courtesy of Activist Ashton Applewhite

Sassy. Smart. No-nonsense. Empowering. Bold. Smart (we said that already?). That string of adjectives describes Ashton Applewhite, the U.S.-born writer-activist who originated This Chair Rocks,...

Challenging Ageism: 5 Strategies To Shift Your Own Negative Attitudes

Dr. Robert Butler, first director of the National Institute on Aging, coined the term “ageism” in 1989. It refers to stereotypes of and discrimination against...

Ever Say You’ve Had ‘A Senior Moment’? Stop. It May Lead To Internalized Ageism

Have you ever said you had a ‘senior moment’ after misplacing your keys? Do you grumble about ‘old age’ when your body’s stiff or...

Olympian Mark Tewksbury Talks About Life As An Openly Gay Man As He Hits A Milestone

Twenty years to the day he made history as Canada’s first openly gay Olympian, Mark Tewksbury returned to the Toronto theatre for his one-man...

What’s the Plan? For LGBTQ Canadians, Financial Planning Has Different Wrinkles

Yes, I’m that guy. The one who Googles things like “how to catch up on your savings” and “gay retirement”—then stews about it for...

Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson’s Research Funds Canadian-US Brain Project

During its 18-year history, the Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) has funded some 130 research projects at Canadian institutions focused on Parkinson’s research –...

Uniting the Nak’azdli Whut’en First Nation Community Through Digital Storytelling

Though science backs the notion of the wisdom of the ages, the learnings and insights of generations past aren’t always easily tapped, especially for...

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