When you need advice, registered dietitians are your best choice for food and nutrition information you can trust. Dietitians can help you translate nutrition science into everyday food choices no… [ more ]
Although the Ministry of Health announces changes to physiotherapy services for Ontario's seniors on April 18, 2013 , in essence eliminating physiotherapy services in retirement homes, they indicated that an additional… [ more ]
As we age, increasing frailties, caused by various conditions such as heart disease and stroke, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson disease, vision deterioration, arthritis, diabetes, incontinence and others results in our… [ more ]
Seniors, Mental Health and Memory Disorders
Dementia disorders are the most common mental health problem amongst seniors. The following are some symptoms, Prevalence statistics, risk factors, treatment options and outcomes.… [ more ]
Walking may be the best fitness activity for many seniors, given the relatively low physical risks and the enormous long-term health benefits. These 'Walking Tips for Seniors' are designed to… [ more ]
Optimizing Management of an Overactive Bladder in Long Term Care.
Urinary incontinence (UI) is any involuntary leakage of urine. It can cause embarrassment, social isolation and transition from community living… [ more ]