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Osteoporosis affects two million Canadians and 4 out of 5 injury hospitalizations among seniors are due to falls. Improving balance through tai chi and dancing, doing regular weight-bearing and resistance exercises, and getting enough calcium, vitamin D and protein through diet and supplements can strengthen bones and help prevent falls. Checking vision and hearing regularly, wearing sensible footwear, and using appropriate mobility aids can also reduce the risk of falls.
Are you thinking of travelling again? If so, your next journey may look a little different from pre-pandemic times. Here are three tips that will make your journey safer, less stressful, and more enjoyable:
Protecting your skin from the sun is essential to prevent skin cancer, the most common of all cancer types. To enjoy outdoor sun safely, wear a wide-brimmed hat and tightly woven clothing, seek shade at peak times and use SPF 30 or higher broad-spectrum sunscreen. Check your skin regularly to detect and treat skin cancer early, avoid indoor tanning, and be aware of medications that can increase sun sensitivity.
Falls are the leading cause of injury among older Canadians, affecting to 20% to 30% of seniors each year and causing 85% of injury-related hospitalizations. You can help prevent falls and fractures by building bone and muscle strength, improving balance, and being physically active each day. Wearing proper footwear, reviewing medications for side effects affecting balance, and checking vision and hearing regularly can also reduce the risk of falls.
Can the right clothing help your senior loved one with mobility issues feel more confident, independent, and stay physically and socially active?
Enjoy the freedom of being outdoors and socializing safely this summer. To stay healthy and comfortable, take precautions to avoid harmful exposures to heat, sun, bugs, wildfire smoke and contaminated food.
The good news is Canadians began receiving the first two approved COVID-19 vaccines in December.
Good handwashing practices are vital to protecting your health and stopping the spread of COVID-19.
Flu and pneumonia shots for older adults are especially important this fall to protect their own health, the health of others and to keep the Canadian healthcare system from becoming overwhelmed in a pandemic.
There has been a great deal written and said about long term care (“LTC”) in Ontario during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. We wish to set out the facts behind the many myths that have been brought forward.
Respiratory etiquette refers to rules and recommendations that people should follow to prevent or reduce the spread of respiratory illnesses including colds, influenza and COVID-19.
Chartwell strongly believes that that personal protective equipment ("PPE") is a critical response measure in ensuring the safety of staff and residents and in minimizing the transmission of COVID-19.

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