Breast cancer tops all cancers for women across the globe with more than 1.7 million new breast cancer cases detected worldwide in 2012 alone. Women who live in developed countries such as the United States, England and Australia experience a higher rate of breast cancer incidences. In October 1985, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month initiated its inaugural health campaign to support research, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and a cure for the disease. Today, widespread international communities join in setting aside every October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.October 11, 2016John Kitchen #Healthy Living #Community Involvement
For those individuals over age 65, regular exercise throughout the week is the recommended routine to follow.October 05, 2016Right at Home Canada #Healthy Living
Your mom was right. Watching too much television is tough on your body and can even shorten your life.September 21, 2016Right at Home Canada #Healthy Living
The demand for high-tech devices that assist dementia and Alzheimer’s patients is still relatively small.September 08, 2016Right at Home Canada #Senior Care Technology #Alzheimer’s & Dementia
The catch in the knee, the aching back. As baby boomers age (born between 1946 and 1964), the management of everyday aches and pains becomes more of a reality and a debilitating nuisance for many. A 2012 National Health Interview Study found that 11.2 percent of adults report having daily pain.
Those molds and invisible germs in the refrigerator can actually kill you, particularly if you are over age 65. The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that globally every year one in 10 people are sickened from eating contaminated food – 420,000 die, many of them children and the elderly.September 08, 2016Right at Home Hamilton #Healthy Living
Guilt can be a cruel and controlling emotion.August 25, 2016Right at Home Canada #Healthy Living #Aging and Life Planning
When the kids are finally launched into the world, parents face a mix of emotions. There’s the sadness over missing the family being together, and there’s the relief of enjoying the calm and opportunity to experience life again as just a couple or an individual.August 17, 2016Right at Home Canada #Healthy Living #Aging and Life Planning