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[Report] Consultations on the social and economic impacts of ageism in Canada: “What we heard” report

Government of Canada

IntroductionThe Forum of Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Ministers Responsible for Seniors (Seniors Forum) has been working to address the social and economic impacts of ageism on older adults in Canada. The World Health Organization defines ageism as “the stereotypes (how we think), pre

[Resource] Defy Dementia Podcasts

Defy Dementia

Defy Dementia Episode 5: Boost Your Brain One Bite at a Time - DECEMBER 2023 Defy Dementia is back with a new episode! In episode 5, you’ll learn how your diet can impact your brain health. First, hear from Anjali Gupta, a retired dietician who has made several changes to her diet to reduce her d

[Website] Information on non-slip footwear: Rate My Treads

KITE Research Institute

The KITE Research Institute is the research arm of the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute at the University Health Network located in Toronto. KITE is home to WinterLab, which originally opened as part of the IDAPT (Intelligent Design for Adaptation, Participation and Technology) Centre for Rehabili

[Resource] Winter Storms: Before, During & After

Canadian Red Cross

Click HERE to access the full resource Across Canada, winter storms or extreme cold can occur suddenly and last for multiple days. The best way to protect yourself and your family is to follow these steps:Have your emergency kit ready. Be prepared for power outages.Carbon monoxide kills: NEVER use

[Report] Canada's Food Price Report 2024

Dalhousie University

Food affordability remains a top concern for Canadians. Canada’s Food Price Report 2024 forecasts that overall food prices will increase by 2.5% to 4.5%.

[Resource] Mental Health Resource for Seniors: Cooking Up Calm

Dr. Gail Low, Faculty of Nursing - University of Alberta

It contains tips based on the six most effective mentally healthy living strategies to emerge from a research study conducted during COVID-19 when social distancing restrictions were lifting. It also contains some easy-to-follow meal recipes.

[Resource] Non-drug strategies to reduce frailty

McMaster Optimal Aging Portal

Click HERE to access this resource Non-drug strategies to reduce frailtyDec 20, 2023 - McMaster University -The Bottom LineFrailty can lead to a host of health conditions and injuries, and impact quality of life.Non-drug options, such as physical activity, multicomponent strategies, and nutrition-re


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