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Healthcare

Canada Needs a National Aging Strategy

By 2026, more than 20 percent of Canada's population will be 65 and over. And yet the country doesn't have a national plan to...

Canada Needs to Re-Envision Aging

Ageism is engrained in our society. And when we treat people differently because of their age, this impacts our values, priorities, policy decisions and...

Happy Holidays from YouAreUNLTD!

During the holiday season, our thoughts turn to those who have been part of the YouAreUNLTD community. Although many challenges continued throughout 2021, we hope it has been memorable...

New Personal Aide Reminds People to Take Medications or Go to Appointments

A new app that acts as a personal aide for older adults with mild cognitive impairment, scheduling and reminding them and their caregivers about...

A $20 Million Grant to Develop AI Technology for Older Adults

Last month, John Hopkins University received a $20 million grant to go towards the development of technology that would help older adults age in...

Retailers Are Tailoring Their Offerings to Older Adults

More retailers are adapting what they sell to serve the aging population. At home improvement big-box chain Lowe's, it took CEO Marvin Ellison, helping...

7 Ways to Improve Your Odds of Landing a Job

Boomers left the workforce in droves since the pandemic started, having been let go or resigning for health concerns. And now they're looking for...

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...

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 symptoms (like...

Why Bone Fractures Often Fail To Be Linked To Their True Cause – Osteoporosis

What typically happens when a post-menopausal woman goes to the hospital with a bone fracture in her wrist? She’s assessed by emergency room physicians,...

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