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September is World Alzheimer’s Month!

September 2015 marks the fourth global World Alzheimer’s Month™, an international campaign to raise awareness and challenge stigma. Alzheimer associations around the world will focus their campaigns on advocacy and awareness with information provision, Memory Walks, media appearances and free memory screenings taking place across the globe. The theme for World Alzheimer’s Month 2015 is ‘Remember […]

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Extreme Heat-Heat Waves

Summer is in full swing and the weather is heating up!   Did you know, over the next 30 years, the number of extremely hot days in a year is expected to more than double in some parts of Canada.  Staying cool and hydrated are the best ways to avoid heat illnesses. While extreme heat can […]

National Nursing Week

May 8-12 is National Nursing Week, alongside International Nurses Day and Florence Nightingale’s birthday, May 12. This year’s Canadian Nurses Association theme, Nurses: With you every step of the way, emphasizes how important nurses are in our lives — at every age, in all health situations, for all Canadians. With more than 408,000 regulated nurses […]

Workouts Do Not Work Off Ill Effects of Poor Diet

Jenni Laidman April 23, 2015 Exercise enthusiasts cannot work off the ill effects of an unhealthy diet, say the authors of an editorial published online April 22 in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. “Let us bust the myth of physical inactivity and obesity,” the authors write. “You cannot outrun a bad diet.” Physical activity levels in […]

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Community Announcement

Spring Cleaning Season!  The Assistive Device Exchange website is a great place to sell or give away used assistive devices you no longer need! You can find out more information here Assistive Device Exchange

Are you concerned about dementia? Don’t let fear stop you from seeing your doctor.

10 Dementia Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore   It is important to know that memory loss isn’t the only sign of dementia.  Symptoms can also include changes in behavior and personality.  Stay informed by learning the 10 warning signs and speak to your health care provider about any concerns.   Visit your health care provider, and learn […]

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