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This resource contains tips on how to stay safe as an older driver. As you age, physical conditions can interfere with safe driving, so it is important for older drivers to take extra precautions. New vehicle technologies are also able to help older adults by making driving less stressful and decreasing the change of accidents.
Home care includes house calls made by all healthcare providers. At-home evaluations may be done to provide the healthcare provider more information about the circumstances and home of the older person. Home modifications can be made to make sure that the person receiving care from home is comfortable and safe.
Adult day care centers are community-based services that care for older adults who need superviison or help with daily activities. The Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly provides older adults with medical and social care in a community setting. Home-Based Primary Care provides health care and daily living services for older adults in their homes. Read this resource to learn more.
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.
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.