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With Older Adults Often Taking Many Medications, Is “Deprescribing” the Safe and Beneficial Approach of the Future?

Taking numerous prescriptions, even in the double digits, is common with older adults. There’s even a term for it: polypharmacy (which has been defined...

Have Your Say: Participate in AGE-WELL’s Future of Technology and Aging in Canada Survey

As AGE-WELL continues to plan and consult on the future of technology and aging in Canada, we invite you to participate in this important...

Debate: Is Aging a Reversible Disease?

Do you consider aging to be a disease? This notion grabbed our attention in this debate highlighted in the National Post (and debated in...

Clearing, a Digital Platform Designed to Help Bring Relief to Those with Chronic Pain

In the U.S., there are fewer than 6,000 pain management physicians, yet according to the Centers for Disease Control, there are approximately 50 million...

More Older Canadians Hope to Age at Home Post-COVID: Here’s How to Do It Successfully

When Barb Rusland fell at home and had to be hospitalized for two weeks in the spring of 2020, her family feared the worst....

A Social Prescription for Dementia

Are social prescriptions (or a social medicine program) going to become the norm of the future? They have been shown to be beneficial for...

Cannabis Use Trending Upwards With Older Adults

Increasingly, since cannabis was legalized in Canada, the patients speaking to Dr. Jonathan Bertram, a lecturer in the Department of Family and Community Medicine...

Introducing YouAreUNLTD Marketplace, Your Source For Products and Services to Age Powerfully

Today we are proud to launch the YouAreUNLTD Marketplace, where we feature products and services to help you age powerfully. We will curate innovative,...

Top 2021 Tech Trends For The 50-Plus

Looking back at 2020, many of us made use of technology more than ever, relying on it to keep in touch with loved ones...

How New Innovations Help Older Canadians Adhere to Medications As Prescribed

As she ended their phone calls, Santina Nato would always ask her mother, Carmela, whether she had taken all of her medications for the...

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