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Doctors Ponder Ending The Medical Cannabis Stream With Expanded Legalization

With the legalization of recreational cannabis on Oct. 17, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) has renewed its calls for the medical stream introduced in...

Top Tips From A Dermatologist For Tackling “Age Spots.” Are Lingonberries The Answer?

When it comes to eliminating “liver spots,” those skin blemishes that multiply with age, the oil and nutrients derived from berries, including lingonberries, seem...

White Coat Debate: Is Food Medicine?

The food-as-medicine debate has been around for decades, but research on the power of food to treat or reverse disease is pushing food centre...

Can’t Cook, Won’t Cook: Is It Time to Consider A Meal Delivery Service To Bring Dinner Home?

Canadians love food, but like cooking a lot less. In a 2017 study done by Dalhousie University in Halifax, 42 percent of respondents said...

The 2017/2018 Flu Season Was Nasty And “Unusual” – Now An Early Glimpse Of What’s Next

By all accounts, the 2017-2018 flu season was a nasty one. The CBC reported that, by January 2018, there were 20 times more detections...

Fake News Alert: You Can’t Do Anything About Osteoporosis And Other Bone Health Myths

As we age we know our body follows suit, and a big part of that process happens to be in our bones. They lose...

Shelfies: 3 Products In-Store And Ready To Improve Your Life Today

Copper88: Don’t Sweat it The unique element is in the fibres of the fabric itself. Rather than simply coating the yarn, Copper88 compression garments feature...

Shining a Light on the Unique Health Issues of Menopausal Women

Too often, the unique health issues of aging women are overlooked. An estimated five million women are of menopausal age in Canada. As the...

Battle of Wits: Preventing Dementia

How to Detect, Delay and Even Prevent Cognitive Decline With dementia affecting more than half a million Canadians, many of us have seen its impact...

Rated M for Mature

The DreamHack Festival in Sweden isn’t an event you would associate with retirees. Yet, in 2017 a team known as the Silver Snipers entered...

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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...