Friday, October 23, 2020

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Shake Up Your Exercise Routine With Nordic Walking, Ideal For COVID-19 Workouts

As we all know, due to the COVID-19 emergency, gyms, dance studios, indoor pools and recreation centres used for exercise are currently closed. Less...

Cranky? Irritable? Fatigue? Forgetful? It Might Be Male Menopause

“We’ve always been kitchen-klatch people,” says 55-year-old Daniel Kenney about himself and his four older siblings, the eldest of whom is 65. “The kitchen is...

Rethinking How You Think About And How You Respond To Pain Can Help Ease Discomfort

Pain is often the reason why people make an appointment to see their healthcare provider. If the feeling – the pain, the discomfort – is...

Fibre Is Nutrition’s Smooth Operator. Do You Think You Are Really Getting Enough?

Here's a fun fact: The adult digestive system can be up to 30 feet (9.1 metres) – about the same length as five refrigerators...

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...

How Vitamin D Can Help Bolster Your Immune System And Knock Down Disease

We often hear about how vitamin D helps our body absorb calcium. While it is a key player in bone health, that is not...

Erectile Dysfunction Does Not Mean The End To An Active Sex Life

Michael Russer, now 68, developed erectile dysfunction after surgery for prostate cancer in 2011. “I never really experienced depression, which is a state in...

How Your Eating Habits Should Change As You Age

It’s easy for a 20 year old to get away with nutrition abuses – a sugar-laden cinnamon bun for breakfast and greasy slices of...

We Asked A Cardiologist: Is Sitting Just As Bad As Smoking For Your Health?

If you are sitting while reading this, you may want to stand. Dr. David Alter, a cardiologist and senior scientist at the Toronto Rehabilitation...

Why Women’s Chronic Pain Is Not Taken Seriously, Plus 5 Ways To Manage It

Chronic pain can impact everything from your mood, to your sleep to your social life. “The first things we lose are fun activities and...

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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...