Senior Health & Wellness Magazine Blog

04 Mar 2020
Next to a diagnosis of cancer, perhaps the most feared diagnosis many people carry in the back of their minds is Alzheimer’s Disease. You may also know it as Alzheimer’s Dementia. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s Disease affects 5.8 million Americans as of 2019.  This is across all age groups. ...
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07 Feb 2020

Coronavirus – What You Need To Know

As you have discovered by now, on Tuesday, January 28th, the Ministry of Health announced a confirmed case of the coronavirus case in B.C., identified in the Vancouver Coastal Health region. The latest count as of Friday, February 6th, there are now 4 confirmed cases in B.C. The first patient,...
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14 Jan 2020
It may surprise you to know that the fastest-growing demographic for medical cannabis use is for seniors. Since 2014, according to a publication by Schauer et al., in the American Journal Preventative Medicine in 2016, there has been about a 700% growth with adults over the age of 50 utilizing...
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06 Jan 2020

I Need Care! What Is Out There? Part 2

The Health Care System can be confusing and difficult to navigate.  When you suddenly find yourself or someone you know needing care, you may become flooded with questions and concerns about what should you do, what is available, what is the cost and what does it all mean? Should you...
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12 Dec 2019

I Need Care! What Is Out There? Part 1

The Health Care System can be confusing and difficult to navigate.  When you suddenly find yourself or someone you know needing care, you may become flooded with questions and concerns about what should you do, what is available, what is the cost and what does it all mean? Should you...
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02 Dec 2019

Heart Disease Causes – What To Watch For

As we age, the physiology of the heart may begin to change in significant ways. Though many syndromes and factors are genetic, those with healthier lifestyles are less at-risk. However, an average person should always be observant when it comes to the heart. Understanding the signs of heart disease causes, cardiac...
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13 Nov 2019
Dementia symptoms can be a difficult problem to approach. Sometimes, it's hard to know exactly what to do in situations where a patient becomes volatile, distressed, or cognitively displaced. Since dementia is an umbrella term that covers a wide range of symptoms and behaviours, there are always many perspectives to...
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