The personal support worker (PSW) is rarely, if ever, found on a “Top 10” list of “who to watch” and “who to thank.” Read More
Remember when your mother spat on a hankie to clean a spot on your face? Yuk! All she was trying to do was make you look clean and tidy, and be a credit to her. Read More
With warmer weather on our doorstep, we’re all ready to forget about winter, get outdoors, do some renovations to make our homes safe. Read More
If you could do one thing to reduce the chance of heart disease by half, you’d be selecting exercise. Read More
Whether it’s playing with a pooch or petting a purring kitty, there’s no doubt that pets can bring their owners (young and old) plenty of joy. Read More
Many of us want to travel to see friends and family or to explore new locations for as long as we can. Read More
How people experience and express their sexuality will change throughout their lives. Aging brings about natural changes, both physically and emotionally. Read More
Whether you’re looking to exercise your mind or your body, for better or worse, richer or poorer, there’s bound to be an activity that will appeal to your sense of well-being. Read More
When the role of Substitute Decision-Maker (SDM) is accepted, the most important step is to talk with the person asking you to take that responsibility. Read More
Each year, thousands of older adults end up in hospital as a result of accidents at home, medication mismanagement, frailty or mental health issues. Read More
What issues do people develop with their hearing as they age, and what steps can be taken to address the issues? Read More
Remember, feeling great isn’t just about your outward appearance. It’s about boosting your mood, improving your health and maybe even jump-starting your love life! Read More
When is the best time to embrace retirement living? When is it time to accept help? Is it ever too late to make a lifestyle change? Read More
While she doesn’t complain, Kathie feels tired … and a bit overwhelmed by her never-ending family responsibilities. She wonders how many other people are dealing with similar issues. Read More
Based on lessons learned in the book, 'Letters from Madelyn: Chronicles of a Caregiver' here are some of my tried and true survival tips... Read More
101 Ontarians received AODA 10th Anniversary Champion Awards to recognize their passion and commitment in promoting awareness of accessibility and inclusiveness in the community. Read More
What is a home? It is a place where you have lived for years. A place where you might have raised a family; celebrated holidays and birthdays; shed tears of joy and sadness; and argued and forgiven. Read More
This week, I will celebrate my 57th birthday. And you know what? I’m excited about it, and I like it! Read More
Recently, I had a conversation with our family’s doctor. “Why do you take all the complex patients?” I asked. “You’re amazing Read More
Who can you trust? The media isn’t always the most reliable when it comes to public health and safety. Read More
Wandering is one of the potential symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Read More
Executive Director of the Learning Disabilities Association of Sudbury (LDAS), Ron Lessard has been recognized as an Accessibility Champion for his leadership in several areas. Read More
More than 45 per cent of Canadians aged 65 years and older have co-occurring vision and hearing loss. Read More
Jennifer is into her fourth year as a full-time caregiver to her husband, who has suffered several strokes, and also to her mother, who has extreme arthritis and mobility issues. Read More
As we get older, you may notice your father holding his newspaper closer than he used to, or your mother taking longer to adjust to changes in lighting.
Drinking cranberry juice may lower use of antibiotics by helping keep women free of urinary tract infections.
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Falls are serious and there is no question that prevention is far more important than the follow-up treatment.
To maintain a healthy mind and body, eating well is important for people of any age, but in older adults it has some obvious benefits.