Friday, October 23, 2020

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Healthcare

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...

Why Medical Advice Seems To Be Constantly Changing

Often in medicine, when physicians give advice, it is clear cut, precise and meant for a particular patient or group of patients. However, the...

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Take Control: 6 Bone-Boosting Tips, Tricks and Tools You Need Now to Prevent Osteoporosis

Sowing the seeds for good bone health happens early in life. Babies who are breastfed are given vitamin D drops because a...

YouAreUNLTD Celebrates World Osteoporosis Day

We’re proud to be breaking the silence around a disease that has affected so many people around the globe, including two million men and...

Startup Working On Sleep Tracker For long-term care Wins Third Competition In AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge

Tochtech Technologies, a Vancouver-area startup developing a non-wearable sleep tracker that allows caregivers to monitor the overnight safety of older adults, has...
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COVID-19 Creates A Renewed Focus On Living Environments, Especially For An Aging Demographic

The new aging consumers are living longer and healthier lives than those in previous generations. As influential consumers, they want well-designed products...

New Poll: COVID-19 Has Significantly Increased the Use Of Many Technologies Among Older Canadians

From Facebook to food delivery apps and fitness trackers, older Canadians have upped their use of many technologies and online services during...