Saturday, September 26, 2020

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How To Get Stronger, Improve Your Posture And Boost Your Mobility With Pilates

Pilates is about as far away as you can get from trendy exercise fads. It has been practiced since the late 1920s. And believe...

The Lighter Side of Aging – Being Called Mister, Bifocals and Embracing Nostalgia

Is there actually a way to age better when it comes to health? Being a baby boomer, I would say aging and better health...

Look To Canada’s Indigenous Communities To Understand How Age And Wisdom Are Valued

Western cultures see aging through the narrow, warped lens of health and disease, chronic illness and disability. Being independent for as long as possible...

Live In The Moment: Why You Should Add Mindfulness Habits Into Your Life For Healthier Aging

In these troubled times, it's easy to get caught up in what tomorrow, next week, next month or next year might bring. That can...

One Man’s Brush With Appendicitis Launches A Quest To Understand How His Body Works

A few months before reading The Body: A Guide for Occupants by Bill Bryson, a chapter-by-chapter guide to the workings of the human body, I...

Comic Rick Green Discovers The Healing Power of Laughter After ADHD Diagnosis

Comedian and writer Rick Green is known to many Canadians as the bumbling Bill Smith on The Red Green Show for 11 seasons. But...

Holocaust Survivors Share 15 Life Lessons We Can Apply To The COVID-19 Pandemic

Holocaust survivors overcame the most severe form of persecution and went on to become productive members of the communities in which they settled. They...

The Hidden Perk of Aging? Columnist Robert Hawke Says It’s Being Able To Show Your Inner Goofball

Remember being profoundly embarrassed about something back in school? I sure do. The first time I was onstage it did not go well. I...

Meditation And Mindfulness Helps Improve Mental And Physical Health

For many, the word ‘mindfulness’ conjures up mental images of New Age hippie types sitting cross-legged on multicoloured pillows. However, mindfulness practices are quickly...

Find Freedom And Better Health By Forgiving Those Who Have Hurt You

A relative stiffs you for money that you kindly loaned him. Your former partner dragged you to court for expensive divorce proceedings. Friends turned...

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Osteoporosis is often described as “a silent disease.” During COVID, this has never been more true. Bone health took a back seat....

Let’s Talk. How To Break The Ice With Your Pharmacist And Start A Conversation About Bone Health

Have you talked to your pharmacist lately? Why not? If you need professional advice about bone health, you may be missing out...

How Canada’s Pharmacists Help Osteoporosis Patients Manage Their Health Effectively

When COVID-19 hit, Canada’s pharmacists were always open to serve their clients and ensure their healthcare needs were met. For those with...

App-Enabled Pacemakers Empower Patients And Clinicians To Manage Heart Issues Safely And Remotely

Each year in Canada, more than 25,000 pacemakers and internal defibrillators are implanted, according to the Canadian Journal...

Three AgeTech Startups Emerge As Winners In National Competition

The need has never been greater for technologies and services that benefit older Canadians and their caregivers—so it’s no surprise that the...