Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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Finalists Announced In AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge, Showcasing Technology-based Solutions For Seniors And Caregivers

Fifteen Canadian startups have been chosen to compete in this year’s AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge, according to an announcement from AGE-WELL on May 28. Finalists...

Hot Reads: Media Stories On Aging Worth Your Time This Week, Handpicked by YouAreUNLTD

At YouAreUNLTD, we’re always looking for great reads from various sources that highlight various issues around healthy aging. They might be educational, inspiring, provocative,...

CT Scan Technology May Detect Unknowing Carriers of COVID-19, Says Ottawa Heart Institute

A computerized tomography scan (CT scan for short) uses three-dimensional X-ray technology to create cross-sectional pictures of a patient’s bones, blood vessels and soft...

Tears Are Not Enough: Understanding Dry Eye Disease And How To Tackle It

Many of us expect that the quality of our vision will change as we grow older. We're more likely to need reading glasses and...

AGE-WELL To Receive $21.9 Million In Federal Funds To Improve Quality of Life For Older Adults And Caregivers

AGE-WELL NCE Inc. (Aging Gracefully across Environments using Technology to Support Wellness, Engagement and Long Life) welcomes today’s announcement that AGE-WELL’s funding has been...

Understanding The Link Between Nutrition, Arthritis And Joint Health

More than six million Canadians live with arthritis. It can occur at any age, but the likelihood increases with age. It can be painful...

How Not Only To Live Longer, But Healthier, According to Global Experts

If you want to increase your “healthspan” as well as your lifespan, you need to take simple daily actions involving physical activity, nutrition and...

What You Need to Know About Orthodontics After Age 45

If your smile is less than dazzling, brace yourself: Adult orthodontics is a hot trend. Today’s materials are lighter, cheaper and more effective than...

New Grass-Roots Alliance For Those Living With Rheumatology Conditions Aims to Educate During COVID-19

COVID-19 evokes different images and thoughts depending on who you are and the community to which you belong. I’m part of the rheumatology community,...

Personal Stories About Tackling Chronic Pain With Courage And Determination

From the physical aspects of pain to its mental components, to the social parts of one’s life that chronic pain affects, everyone’s experiences with...

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Canada, We Need To Talk About COVID-19, Pandemics, Technology And The Way Forward

The COVID-19 pandemic has rightly sparked a serious and long-overdue national conversation about long-term care. All of us should be deeply troubled...

Can The Food You Eat Influence Your Mood?

We all have good days and bad days, but is there a connection between how you feel and the foods you consume?...

Advancing Technology-Based Solutions To Support Older Adults And Their Caregivers

AGE-WELL NCE Inc. (Aging Gracefully across Environments using Technology to Support Wellness, Engagement and Long Life) is pleased to announce funding for 22...

Try These Summer Smoothie Recipes With Nutritious Wild Blueberries

Sticking to New Year’s resolutions may be easier with these smoothie recipes from the Wild Blueberry Association of North America. To inspire a vibrant and healthy...

Yes, You Can Live To 100 And Beyond, Say Researchers

I remember when Alida Desroches, the Franco-Ontarian grandmother of my sister-in-law, Darlene, wished me a happy birthday when I was in my 40s. “Live...