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  • Private seniors’ residences

    Government of Québec

    A private senior's residence is a facility that is designed for people over 65 years old. These facilities offer services such as nursing care, meal services, housekeeping services and reacreational services. Each of these facilities must comply with certain rules to ensure the health and safety of its residents. Read this resource to learn more.

  • Social inclusion of older adults

    Government of Québec

    Older adults are able to be active in many areas of society. This gives older adults a sense of purpose and inclusion, and prevents isolation. Stereotypes and prejudice can keep older adults from being involved in society. Read this resource to learn more.

  • Stop Negative Thoughts: Choosing a Healthier Way of Thinking

    Government of Alberta

    Healthy thinking is the skill of using accurate thoughts to encourage yourself. Positive thoughts can create a great sense of calm and focus. Cognitive behaviour therapy is used to train people to adopt healthy thinking. Read this resource to learn more.

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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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