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31 Results for Search: Preventing Falls

People who get optimal sleep of seven or eight hours a night improve their cognitive skills, particularly reasoning and verbal abilities, ; ... Continue Reading >
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Falls are the leading cause of injury among older Canadians, causing 85% of seniors’ injury-related hospitalizations and 95% of all hip; ... Continue Reading >
Categories: Health and Wellness
November 6-12 is National Senior Safety Week in Canada, an initiative of the Canada Safety Council (CSC). As part of its mandate to keep; ... Continue Reading >
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June is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Older adults are at the highest risk for traumatic brain injury (TBI) of all age groups, says; ... Continue Reading >
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Spring is here, the sun is shining and it’s the perfect time to put away your cold weather clothing and go for a walk. Now that the ice and; ... Continue Reading >
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A 2018 study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine found that men in their 70s and 80s who did low-intensity physical activity for 30; ... Continue Reading >
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Pardon the pun, but it’s a subject not to be taken lying down. In the same way good hand-washing hygiene helps prevent colds and flu,; ... Continue Reading >
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Think back to when you went away from home for the first time, or started your first job. Can you remember how you felt in each of those; ... Continue Reading >
Categories: Advice for Seniors
About half of older adults in Canada complain about sleep problems, according to the Canadian Sleep Society. They report having trouble; ... Continue Reading >
Categories: Health and Wellness

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