August 10, 2013Many older adults who drink have consumed alcohol for many years, but others start, or increase their drinking, later in life because of life-altering events.
August 3, 2013Alcohol use is closely tied to both physical and mental health. Here are some resources and ideas that can help you learn more about the impact alcohol has on seniors' health.
August 3, 2013Did you know that as we get older, our bodies process alcohol more slowly and we become more sensitive to the effects of alcohol?
August 2, 2013Many long-term smokers may have been smoking for decades, starting when it was fashionable and when people were less aware of the harmful effects...
August 2, 2013Stay fit for health and independence as you age: Check out the Community Park Equipment or our Move for Life DVD.
August 2, 2013The workplace has an influence on the health of its employees. Learn more about the free programs available to employers to create a healthy workplace.
August 1, 2013If alcohol is having a negative impact on you, your family, or others, there are people and programs to help you. You can also think about making lifestyle changes to support your own health and well-being.
June 14, 2013Employees who are healthy and happy, and a company that is successful? If this is your goal, a workplace wellness program can help make it a reality. Learn about our free and effective programs.
March 3, 2013Research shows that drinking alcohol can contribute to chronic diseases, including cancer and some heart conditions.
February 25, 2013Women may be living longer, but they continue to face major health challenges and may not even be aware of them.
March 31, 2015Resilience helps your child develop the ability to bounce back from difficult situations and prepares them for challenges they will face in life, like the decision to take part in underage drinking.
March 31, 2015A night out on the town can be fun, but when alcohol is involved, the risks of harm can increase. To minimize the risks to themselves and others, help young people make informed decisions about where to go, and teach them to pay attention to their surroundings.
January 13, 2017There are two main elements to well-being: feeling good and functioning well. To feel and function better, there are things you can do – the Five Ways to Well-being.
October 4, 2016Positive social relationships promote well-being and mental wellness.
October 3, 2016Regular physical activity helps you feel better, reduces stress, anxiety and depression, and protects you against cognitive decline.
September 30, 2016We feel good when we contribute to other people and our community. Helping, sharing, giving and team-oriented behaviours contribute to self-worth and positive feelings.
October 2, 2016A state of mindfulness - attentiveness to and awareness of sensations, thoughts and feelings - enhances well-being. Allow yourself the time to pause and savour the moment.
October 1, 2016Learning throughout life improves self-esteem, helps keep you active and builds social connections.
January 12, 2017Alcohol has both immediate and long-term effects on your body. Learn about how alcohol affects your behaviour and your body.
January 12, 2017Alcohol impacts everyone differently. In small amounts, alcohol can be beneficial. Read more to find out what moderation means.
December 8, 2016Embrace winter with some good, old fashion fun. A day tobogganing can create fond memories the whole family will never forget. Plus, everyone will get plenty of exercise! Read more.
December 1, 2016Walking is your answer to staying active while juggling a busy December. Avoid the holiday rush, pace yourself and walk through them.
November 24, 2016All adults should be active, but how do you know if you’re working out hard enough? Here’s a breakdown of the three intensity zones and how to know if you are in them.
November 17, 2016You can achieve more than self-defence with martial arts. See how they benefit both physical and mental health.
November 10, 2016Snow sports are fast and fun. Keep it that way all winter long with these tips to build your endurance and prevent injuries.
November 3, 2016Sandwiched between your thigh and shin, the poor knee is often the site of injury. Learn how your knees work, about common injuries and how to prevent injuring your knees.
October 27, 2016When you’re trying to choose a fitness class to join, what qualifications should you look for in the instructor? Here are five points to consider before signing up.
October 20, 2016Going to the gym for your first time can be intimidating. It doesn’t have to be! Here are some tips to make sure you have a great experience.
October 13, 2016Change of season means change of wardrobe, right? Don’t forget to change your hiking gear according to the season too!
October 6, 2016Have you heard of plyometrics? Learn about these training exercises, how to do them, and jump aboard to get started.