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Rapid synthesis: Identifying community-based models to enable older adults to live independently

TĂ©jia Bain, Peter DeMaio, Cara Evans, et al.

Canadians overwhelmingly prefer to age at home, but do not always have access to supports that allow them to live independently for as long as possible. Older adults often require assistance to address their care needs, keep up with daily activities around the home, ensure their home is adequately m

[Evidence Summary] Home-based exercise delivered with digital interventions can prevent falls and improve quality of life

McMaster University

Click HERE to view the full article Home-based exercise delivered with digital interventions can prevent falls and improve quality of lifeSolis-Navarro L, Gismero A, Fernandez-Jane C, et al. Effectiveness of home-based exercise delivered by digital health in older adults: a systematic review and me

[Article] The importance of self-care: Nurturing our well-being as we age

McMaster University

Click HERE to view the full articleThe importance of self-care: Nurturing our well-being as we ageJul 19, 2023 - McMaster University -International Self-Care Day, on 24 July each year, is an opportunity to raise the profile of self-care and its role in our overall health and well-being. As we age, i

[Article] What exercise types are effective for Parkinson's Diesease

McMaster University

Click HERE to view the full articleThe Bottom LineIn older adults, Parkinson’s disease is the second most prevalent neurological disorder.A variety of exercise types produce similar benefits on movement and quality of life in adults living with Parkinson’s.Work with your healthcare team to devel

[Resource] Vegetarian Diets as we age

Dr. Megha Poddar

In this 2-minute video, Dr. Megha Poddar discusses important considerations for older adults on plant-based diets or for those considering adopting a vegetarian diet.What's the bottom line?Older adults can safely adopt a plant-based diet.Ensure adequate protein intake to maintain lean muscle mass.

[Podcast] Funding: Government relations foundations with Jesse Clarke

The Small Nonprofit

Click HERE to listen to the podcastGovernment Relations Foundations with Jesse ClarkeOften we take government funding for granted. Or, we treat it like an impenetrable black box that’s a mystery so we write our applications and cross our fingers. Today, we’re joined by Jesse Clarke, CEO of JN Cl

[Report] Breaking the Silence to Address Incontinence in Canada

National Institute on Ageing

Incontinence is far more common than we think, affecting about a quarter of Canadian adults. But because of the stigma around it, older adults living with incontinence are unlikely to seek medical attention for it — and may face significant challenges, loneliness and financial stress as a result.

[Resource] Preparing Our Home

Preparing Our Home

Preparing Our Home is a commuity-based resilience program. The program enables Indigenous youth to reach their potential in becoming emergency preparedness leaders in their communities. The Preparing Our Home website includes an array of resources, including short videos on how different First Nati

[Resource] Giving Care: An approach to a better caregiving landscape in Canada

Canadian Caregiving

Click HERE to view the full resourceGiving Care: An approach to a better caregiving landscape in CanadaGiving Care: An approach to a better caregiving landscape in Canada is the Canadian Centre for Caregiving Excellence’s first policy whitepaper. The report aims to ignite a public conversation on

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