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Senior Health and Wellbeing

Information and Resources for Senior Health and Wellbeing

During a person’s advancing years, regular attention to physical and mental health becomes very important. From light exercise and proper nutrition to consistent mental stimulation, seniors, like everyone else, need an active and health-conscious lifestyle to ensure optimal physical and mental wellbeing.

Below is a collection of articles and resources created by Comfort Keepers Canada to provide information about Senior Health and Wellbeing and related topics.

Featured Articles on Senior Health and Wellbeing:


Oral cancer screening is an important test for older adults. Estimates show that more than 5,000 people will be diagnosed … Read More

No matter what age we are, living a life of purpose, connection and joy is critical for our physical and … Read More

Many things change as we get older. Something that we don’t necessarily expect to change is how we sleep. In … Read More

Seniors represent almost 48% of the total number of people with diabetes, and that number is expected to increase as … Read More

Eating a well-balanced, nutritious diet is a challenge that many of us struggle with. However, the health risks associated with … Read More

Being diagnosed with cancer later in life can be scary and overwhelming. A cancer diagnosis can make a person feel … Read More

Most of us have a specific idea of what a heart attack looks like: someone feels an abrupt, strong pain … Read More

What Changes with Age? Henry David Thoreau once wrote, “An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” From … Read More

Why Are Seniors Susceptible? There are certain serious health conditions that we often associate with older adults. Heart disease and … Read More

Finding the Right Balance The older we get, the more intense the holiday season seems to become, with an increasing … Read More

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