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  • Ageing and Health

    WHO Ageing

    The number and proportion of older people is increasing in the world. Healthy aging in influenced by one's life style and environment. Countries need to make sue their health and social systems are able to accomodate the increasing number of older people.

  • Grief: Coping With Grief

    Government of Alberta

    Grief is a normal and healthy reaction that occurs when you lose someone important. You can manage your grief by writing. Writing helps you to organize your thoughts, understand the situation and reflecton what is happening to you. Read this resource to learn more.

  • Elder Abuse: Risk and Protective Factors

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

    A combination of individual, community, relational, and societal factors contribute to the risk of someone being abusive or neglectful to elders. There is also a combination of indiviudal, community and relational protective factors that can decrease the risk of an elder being abused or neglected. Read this resource to learn more about both these groups of factors.

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NEW E-Learning Content

Hamilton, ON - April 23, 2021

Like your heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, and rate of breathing, walking speed may be an important new vital sign.

Learn more about what walking speed is, how it changes as we age, how to measure it, and what steps you can take to increase it to improve your mobility and overall health with our new 15-minute interactive lesson.

Are you interested in learning how to reduce your risk of developing dementia? Learn six ways to promote brain health to optimize your physical mobility and social activity in the future with our free online interactive lesson.

Do you or someone you care for have osteoarthritis of the hip or knee? Learn how to best manage this condition through exercise and weight management.

NEW COVID-19 Related Content

Hamilton, ON - April 8, 2020

We are committed to supporting the healthy aging of Canada’s older adult population by highlighting ways to stay active and engaged while practicing physical distancing during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Explore some of our latest content and continue to check back as new content is added weekly.

 

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