Category: Health and Wellness

Your health and wellness are important as you grow g(old)en. Keeping your body working at its top capacities requires a little help from your daily routine. These articles are a resource for seniors looking to age gracefully and do so while keeping health and wellness at the top of their minds. Here you’ll find recipes, tips and tricks, crafts and educational resources for you to live your best life in the comfort of your own home.

In addition, we provide only research-based articles to keep you well informed about how to live a positive lifestyle. Plan for a healthy future. More importantly, plan for a happy future.

A mother and her son with Down syndrome share a joyful moment outside their home.

11 Self-Care Tips for Parents of Special Needs Children

Parents with a special needs child often experience unique challenges and hurdles that many other parents may not fully understand. Things as seemingly simple as …

Elderly people with dementia smiling and engaging in activities.

50+ Fun & Stimulating Activities for Seniors with Dementia

As we age, it’s important to prioritize activities that promote mental, physical, and emotional well-being, especially for those with dementia. Engaging in creative and fun …

Senior woman stretching with a caregiver.

17 Safe & Effective Exercises for Seniors at Home

Estimated read time: 8 minutes Aging gracefully isn’t only about looking good, it’s also about feeling good! One of the best ways to maintain a …

How to Help When a Loved One Loses a Spouse

This post was written by Hazel Bridges of agingwellness.org Falling in love is one of life’s greatest experiences. What can match the joys that come from …

Is it a cold or flu?

Understand the difference between a cold or flu; it could save your life. Use this information to narrow down if you have a cold or …

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Everything you Need to Know about Diabetes and Foot Care

How are Diabetes and Foot Care related? One complication associated with diabetes is high blood sugar levels, which can cause many issues in your body. …

Caregiver stress: What it’s doing to you, and what you can do to fix it

Most jobs can create stress for anyone; but, this is especially true for family caregivers. Considering that almost half of Canadians will provide some type …

3 Ways to Avoid the Flu this Year

No one likes getting sick, and the flu is no exception. However, for some people the flu is not just an inconvenience, it’s dangerous. That’s …

Healthy and Sustainable Diets for Seniors on World Food Day

For 2019 the theme for World Food Day is “making healthy and sustainable diets affordable and accessible to everyone” (Food and Agriculture Organization of the …

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