April 6, 2020
A recent study out of North Carolina University found that those who viewed aging positively were more resilient when dealing with stressful situations. Conversely, those with a more negative outlook tended to experience higher negative emotional effects.
There are several types of arthritis that most commonly affect seniors -- osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and gout. And while it is possible for some people to have multiple types, osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common of the three types for the elderly to have.
Senior kidney health and symptoms of kidney failure in seniors: according to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, an estimated 2.6 million Canadians have kidney disease, or are at risk.
Preparing for senior hospital visits: what you pack for your own or a senior loved one’s admission to the hospital, whether expected or unexpected, can make for a smoother, less stressful experience.
Eye health for Toronto's seniors and elders: information about senior diseases that affect the eyes, common senior eye conditions and the importance of regular eye exams for seniors.
The importance of cancer screenings for Toronto's seniors: Seniors over age 65 account for 60% of newly diagnosed cancers. Also, 70% of cancer-related deaths occur among the senior population.
At least one in eight Canadians aged 65 and older suffered from urinary incontinence according to a Stats Can report. Here is what Canada's seniors and senior caregivers need to know about bladder incontinence.
Shopping for seniors who often have everything—or who are working on downsizing— can particularly difficult. Don't worry. There are plenty of holiday gifts that take up little or no space, yet are big on uplifting a senior’s spirits.