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Date updated: May 28, 2019


Get involved with the Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (CNPEA).  Sign up for a free CNPEA membership by filling out the form (see web address below). Being a member entitles you to receive CNPEA updates via ONE monthly newsletter along with other rights.   You can subscribe and unsubscribe easily, we do not share…

Western Regional Wellness Coalition – Winter 2019 Newsletter

Inside, learn about the New Canada’s Food Guide, find out about recent community and school grant projects, and try the feature recipe. Select the link below to read all about it.

8 Things to Consider When Choosing a Stair Lift. Caring Village

Caring Village presents – 8 Things to Consider When Choosing a Stair Lift. The User’s Mobility The Type or design of Staircase – Straight rail stair lift or Curved model depending upon design of stairlift and mobility. Budget – Straight rail models are definitely much more affordable than curved rail models.. Size of Seat/ Weight…

The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging Report

The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging released their first report on health and aging in Canada. The report presents key findings on a range of aging issues based on information provided by more than 50,000 participants. The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) Report on Health and Aging in Canada tells us that: •95% of…

Canada Food Guide

Canada Food Guide Snapshot Canada`s Food Guide – Eat well. Live well. Eat a variety of foods every day. Have plenty of vegetable and fruit (half the plate) Choose whole grain foods (one quarter of the plate) Eat Protein Foods (one quarter of the plate) Make water your drink of choice

Sex over Fifty: Best Sex in Years (AIDS Committee NL)

Normalizing sexuality is one of the purposes of the AIDS Committee NL (ACNL). The Aging Working Group’s vision: to help our aging population become more comfortable about talking about their sexual health with their partners, their physicians and health professionals. Booklets are available in hard copy at ACNL or online (as a blog attached to…


The Upside to Aging shares a guest post on 13 facts about senior dental health. Seniors should take proper care of themselves whether or not they have dentures. Of particular interest, poor oral health is linked to pneumonia. Both poor oral health and hygiene can lead to seniors accidentally inhaling food and drink. For seniors…

Measuring Your Impact on Loneliness in Later Life

This guidance offers information and advice on choosing and using a scale to measure the impactof your services on loneliness in older age. Recently, Age UK, reported that there is a lack of good evidence on the impact of different types of services on loneliness. Feeling lonely is linked to risk of an earlier death,…

Emergency Preparedness Guide for People with Disabilities – Special Needs

This Emergency Preparedness Guide for People with Disabilities/Special Needspublication was developed in collaboration with Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, Public Health Agency of Canada, the Canadian Red Cross, the St. John Ambulance, The Salvation Army and the Province of Ontario. This publication is available below.

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