NL 50+ Federation Newsletter August 2021
Date updated: July 26, 2021
Loneliness Beyond Covid-19 Learning the Lessons learned by the pandemic for a less lonely future
Psychology of Loneliness Report Why it matters and what can we do.
Promising Approaches Revisited: Effective action on loneliness in later life The importance of social connection and relationships
The McMaster Optimal Aging Portal – provides direct and easy access to evidence-based information on how to inform and instill healthy aging. Blogs, web resources, and information for professionals provide insights on many topics related to aging.
Does your family member need support at mealtimes – to eat or drink? This blog suggests things to make mealtimes easier for people with dementia DAWN* suggests starting with addressing the underlying emotional needs of the person with dementia. While Training video series and books are available for purchase, there are many free articles, videos…
Promoting better sexual health in older adults.
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
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 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…