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Steps men should take for their health

6 Steps Men Should Take For Their Health at Any Age

Up to 70% of men’s health problems are preventable through lifestyle changes. These are steps men of all ages can take today to take charge of their health and live longer, healthier lives.

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Seniors Living With Their Children

Why are more and more Canadian seniors living with their children? In most cases, it is because the parents can no longer safely live alone.

G & M Hospital Fountation 19th Annual Ski Day

G & M Hospital Foundation's 19th Annual Ski Day

Want to try something a little different this Valentine’s Day? G & M Hospital Foundation’s 19th Annual Ski Day happens this year on February 14th.

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Is Your Loved One Still Capable of Driving Safely?

Some people can maintain a driver’s license into their 90s. For most of us, though, we will reach a point in our twilight years when driving is no longer safe.

Aging-in-Place Guide: How to Stay in Your Home in Later Life

The number of Canadians who first grew up with rock ‘n’ roll, astronauts and McDonald’s is off the charts. The late 1940s through early 1960s were marked by a boom in the Canadian economy, suburban living and, especially, babies. Lots of babies were born during this time period. These boys and girls who lived through the Cold War and cold cuts on Wonder Bread® are now aging individuals who almost all agree on one thing: living in their own home later in life. But how will these aging seniors remain comfortable and safe at home? What proactive steps can help safeguard everyday activities for older adults inside and outside the home?

Healthy Food Shopping for Elders

“As we age, we require fewer calories but more of certain nutrients including calcium, potassium and vitamins D and B12,” said Nancy Esson, Client Relations and Owner, Georgian Triangle “Many elders encounter difficulties when shopping for and cooking nutrient-rich foods, but dietary obstacles are usually quite manageable with a little coaching and assistance. Staying active and independent as an older adult often starts at the grocery store.”

Medications and Foods to Avoid if You Have Heart Disease

Cardiovascular disease or heart disease is the number one killer in Canada. It is also the most costly disease in Canada, putting the greatest burden on our national health care system.

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