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Our top product picks for 2022

Our top product picks for 2022

To help you get started on your health and wellness journey for 2022, we’ve put together our selection of top picks from our most popular product c...

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Should you invest in a seated elliptical machine?
Healthy living

Should you invest in a seated elliptical machine?

Wondering if a seated elliptical is right for you? This quick guide will help you decide!   What is a seated elliptical? A seated elliptical is a ...

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How to stay active throughout the winter months
Healthy living

How to stay active throughout the winter months

It’s sometimes said that getting older means slowing down and taking it easy, but the opposite is actually true. Staying active as you age is one o...

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Essentials to include in your home health care kit
Home safety

Essentials to include in your home health care kit

Keeping a well-stocked home health care kit is important in order to provide first aid and monitor your health long term. Your kit should be easil...

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Tips for adapting your home’s entry to help you age in place
Home safety

Tips for adapting your home’s entry to help you age in place

According to the recent National Home Modifications Survey, 78% of Canadians want to age in their own home, but only 26% believe they’ll be able to...

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5 Tips on Bathroom Safety & Fall Prevention
Home safety

5 Tips on Bathroom Safety & Fall Prevention

About a third of Canadians over 65 fall at least once each year. Falls account for 85% of injury-related hospitalizations among this age group and ...

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5 ways to stay more connected with the people you love
Home safety

5 ways to stay more connected with the people you love

In today’s fast-paced world, it can be difficult to stay in touch with friends and family. Whether that’s because you’re spending more time at home...

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Should you invest in a seated elliptical machine?
Healthy living

Should you invest in a seated elliptical machine?

Wondering if a seated elliptical is right for you? This quick guide will help you decide!   What is a seated elliptical? A seated elliptical is a ...

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How to stay active throughout the winter months
Healthy living

How to stay active throughout the winter months

It’s sometimes said that getting older means slowing down and taking it easy, but the opposite is actually true. Staying active as you age is one o...

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Living with Incontinence
Healthy living

Living with Incontinence

According to the Canadian Continence Foundation, around 10% of Canadians are living with incontinence – that’s around 3.5 million people. Several c...

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Keep moving forward.      How to maintain mobility as you age
Healthy living

Keep moving forward. How to maintain mobility as you age

According to Statistics Canada, 24.1% of Canadians over 65 struggle with their mobility, which can have a knock-on effect in multiple other areas o...

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How to help avoid sleep disruption when the clocks go back
Healthy living

How to help avoid sleep disruption when the clocks go back

The fall time change is usually considered to be something positive – unlike the change to Daylight Savings in the spring, in the fall we gain an h...

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Simple ways to stay active throughout the year
Healthy living

Simple ways to stay active throughout the year

Staying active as you age is one of the most important things you can do to maintain your physical and mental health, as well as your quality of li...

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How to exercise with limited mobility
Healthy living

How to exercise with limited mobility

Regular exercise has been referred to as the silver bullet for good health. It has myriad benefits for your mental health, flexibility, blood circu...

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5 ways to help age with strength, confidence, and independence
How to age in place

5 ways to help age with strength, confidence, and independence

The topic of aging is rife with misconceptions, with many people believing that memory problems, ill health, and chronic pain are part and parcel o...

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Managing caregiver stress and burnout
Caregiver support

Managing caregiver stress and burnout

According to a 2018 survey by Statistics Canada, one in four Canadians provide care to a family member or friend. Many caregivers (47%) reported ca...

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Where to start when seeking medical advice and support
Caregiver support

Where to start when seeking medical advice and support

Getting the right health advice is a key part of maintaining your lifestyle and keeping your health on the right track. As we age, it becomes even ...

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