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...

Older women and heart failure risks

Walking tied to lower risk of heart failure in older women Original article written for Reuters Health by Lisa Rapport September 5, 2018 (Reuters Health) – Older women who exercise may be less likely to develop heart failure, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers...

Combining child care and elder care

A new project shows combining childcare and aged care has social and economic benefits Original article published September 2nd, 2018 on The Conversation by Anneke Fitzgerald, Katrina Radford, Lalitha Kirsnan What happens when you bring a group of older residents to...

Measuring poverty and older adults

How do we measure poverty? Original article by McMaster Optimal Aging Portal dated August 15, 2018 Five generations: that’s how long on average it’s estimated it takes for a descendant of a poor family in an Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development...

Northern Conversations

Northern Conversations Live Better Longer You are invited to gather on Saturday September 1 from 12-5 PM at the Aboriginal Wellness Centre in Yellowknife (accessed by a short trail that starts from the parking lot behind the far corner of the Field House) for...