Food Allergies: Detection and Management for Toronto’s Seniors

The importance of detection and management of food allergies for Toronto’s seniors: it is estimated that 5-10% of Canada’s senior population is faced with food allergies, but that the prevalence in elders is underestimated and under-treated.

As we start to make our summer travel plans for this year, it is important to keep in mind your own medical needs or the needs of any senior loved ones traveling with you. Luckily, we have put together some suggestions to make this summer’s trip safe, easy, and pleasurable.

Winter is upon us. It is snowing. It is icy. The days are short and the temperatures are freezing. Conditions are dangerous, especially for seniors and the elderly. Good thing there are plenty of tips on preventing falls in during these cold winter months.

Winter safety for Toronto’s seniors: winter—for many, a season of cold winds, ice, snow and isolation—is an especially important time for family, friends, neighbors and caregivers to keep a caring eye on seniors to make sure they are safe, doing well and have what they need.

According to the Canadian Department of Justice, approximately 10% of Canadian seniors are victims of consumer fraud each year. Seniors continue to be a rapidly increasing segment of the population targeted by con artists. In fact, financial scams targeting seniors have become so prevalent that they are now considered to be “the crime of the 21st century.”

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