5 tips to reduce your risk of osteoporosis and to keep your bones healthy

(NC) Dairy Farmers of Canada partnered with Osteoporosis Canada to commission a survey about the level of public knowledge about the condition of osteoporosis. The results confirm that Canadians have misconceptions about the “silent thief” and do not necessarily know how to prevent it or how it may impact their quality of life. Those surveyed […]

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Top 5 winter travel tips for seniors

(NC) If you are flying during the winter months, make sure you’re ready for airport security. Start your winter vacation on the right foot and breeze through security with these simple tips from the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, which is responsible for screening passengers and their belongings at designated Canadian airports. 1. Liquids, aerosols, […]

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Telehomecare: Health care anywhere

(NC) A frail 70-year-old patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) carefully gets out of bed every morning and checks his vital signs, answers questions on a computer tablet about how he’s feeling and sends off the results electronically to a registered nurse (RN). The patient is a resident at LOFT Bradford House, which is […]

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3 tips for navigating the healthcare system

(NC) To say that trying to navigate our healthcare system is overwhelming would be an understatement. Adding to the stress is that we often need health care during difficult times or even a crisis. Green Shield Canada an organization that supports innovative health care ideas and resources, helping Canadians get access to the health care […]

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