Non-drug approaches to managing dementia

January is Alzheimers’ month 3 simple ways to manage challenging behaviours associated with dementia Original article posted here Dementia can be a devastating diagnosis. The characteristic problems with memory, thinking, language and judgment are a challenge,...

Older adult abuse workshops

The NWT Seniors’ Society hosts workshops to spread awareness and knowledge around the risk of abuse for elders. Please feel free to contact us for more information, to book a workshop, or to contribute to the...

Older adults remembering veterans

Bowmanville older adults remember the veterans Original article by Jennifer O’Meara, published November 6th, 2018 CLARINGTON — To honour the courage and sacrifices of those who have served Canada during times of war and conflict, the Bowmanville Older Adult...

Eye and ear care helps brain care?

Want to keep your brain sharp? Take care of your eyes and ears Original article written by Allison Aubrey October 22nd, 2018 By age 40, about 1 in 10 adults will experience some hearing loss. It happens so slowly and gradually, says audiologist Dina Rollins....

Rebuild muscle with whey protein?

New Study Shows that Whey Protein is the Best Way for Older Adults to Rebuild Muscle Researchers found that whey protein supplementation expedited muscle recovery following inactivity in seniors while collagen protein did not. Original article provided by Whey Protein...

Sleep to live longer and healthier?

Sleep yourself to a longer, healthier life Original article by Mario Garrett on September 30th, 2018 Sleep is the best medicine. Although older adults need as many hours of sleep as younger adults – between seven to nine hours each night – we often hear the commonly...