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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...

Dench, Smith, Plowright, Atkins – Four Dames, One Amazing Documentary

Director Roger Michell (Notting Hill) brings together four incredible actors in Tea with the Dames – Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Joan Plowright and Eileen...

Riding the Wave: Boomers Defy Ageism

Agei­sm: Prejudice or discrimination on the basis of age is a widespread and insidious global issue with far-reaching ramifications. But the tide is turning. Rather than...

Age of Disruption: Boomers Take On Aging and Healthcare

Baby Boomers have left an indelible imprint upon everything from popular culture to science and technology, business and key issues such as women’s rights,...

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Do Something For Your Bone Health Today: Mind The Care Gap And Don’t Wait For Fractures To Happen

Let’s get loud about osteoporosis. For too long, it has flown under the radar as a “silent disease.” There are few tell-tale...

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The number of Canadians living with dementia is set to almost double by 2030. More than half a million people currently have...
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Watch Now: YouAreUNLTD’s Osteoporosis Patient Panel

What’s it really like to live with osteoporosis? YouAreUNLTD put together a panel with two Canadians – one man and one woman...

Empowerment Through Technology: What Pacemaker Patients Say About New App-Enabled Devices

Aside from emergency situations, patients requiring pacemakers have a chance to chat with their doctors about what type of devices are available...

Be Unbreakable: Introducing Feel It in Your Bones Magazine – Your Guide to Understanding Osteoporosis

For me, osteoporosis is personal. My 92-year-old grandmother broke her hip when she fell at home and passed away soon afterward. She...