5 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy
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Heart disease is the second leading cause of death in Canada and it affects approximately 2.4 million Canadian adults. That’s why keeping your heart healthy as you age is very important. There are many things that contribute to your overall … Read More

Playing Board Games for Your Health and Wellbeing
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Traditionally, board games were and still are a great way to socialize and connect with family and friends. Have you played Scrabble, Trivial Pursuit, Monopoly or Chess at some point in your life? Board games are fun activities that break … Read More

Keep Your Mind Sharp as You Age
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Did you know that it is as important to train your brain as it is to exercise your body? Cognitive functions are divided into four main categories and each of them serves a different purpose: memory, attention, primary function and … Read More

5 Mental Health and Self-Care Strategies
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This past year has been difficult with the COVID-19 pandemic and related lockdowns as they have created many changes to Canadians’ lives as they know it. This is especially true for older adults, who are already more isolated and at … Read More

Video Content
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View more videos on the North East LHIN YouTube Channel

STAND UP! Classes
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Group exercise programs are currently on hold as a result of COVID-19.  Please check back for updates on when these classes will resume in your community STAND UP! Classes Offered free to older adults who qualify based on an assessment … Read More

4 Simple Ways To Make Walking More Fun
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Older adults in Canada don’t get enough exercise compared to any other age group. Only 3% of people aged 65 to 74 bike or walk as their primary mode of transportation. Walking is great for physical and mental health, plus … Read More

Medication Management
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Approximately 40% of older adults are currently taking 5-9 medications. Learn more about what steps you can take to manage your medications. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2KCWMnXSt8&feature=emb_title

Healthy Eating on a Budget
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You may think that ‘healthy eating’ and ‘budget’ are two words that can’t go together, however this is not the case! With just a little planning and effort, you can enjoy a variety of healthy foods without breaking the bank. … Read More

It’s Brain Awareness Week!
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As we age, it is important to take care of our physical, mental and social wellbeing. The brain is a complex organ in the human body that is continuously changing as we age. Our experiences and behaviours can help to … Read More

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