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Date updated: July 21, 2021

Explaining COVID-19 to the person living with dementia

Alzheimer Society of Canadaˈs Series Managing through COVID-19  provides COVID-19 Information for people with dementia, caregivers and families. One of The Alzheimers Tips for caregivers providing care at home – identifies ways to Explain COVID-19 to the person living with dementia.

Dehydration is Dangerous for Seniors’ Health

DEHYDRATION IN SENIORS: AN OFTEN-OVERLOOKED HEALTH RISK DailyCaring  blog Dehydration is dangerous for senior health Drinking enough water is important for everyone, but especially for older adults who are at greater risk for dehydration. A UCLA study found that 40% of seniors may be chronically under-hydrated. That can easily lead to dehydration and cause a…

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. http://www.westernwellnesscoalition.com/file.axd?file=%2f2019%2f03%2fWRWC+Newsletter+Winter+2019.pdf

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 Canada.ca/FoodGuide

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