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, 2017Drinking alcohol can increase your risk of certain diseases and conditions. When it comes to women and alcohol, there are some benefits but also significant risks. Find out what they are.
February 1, 2017Turning 150 is a big deal. Celebrate Canada’s birthday by trying out 150 games and sports!
January 26, 2017Side effects of cancer treatment can be serious. Being active after treatment is very beneficial and can help raise your energy levels.
January 19, 2017You can make your gym sessions more fun and productive with one key ingredient: Music.
January 17, 2017The first step in accomplishing any goal is having the idea to do it.If quit smoking has been something you’ve been thinking about, congratulations! You are already on your way to getting where you want to be. Maybe you’ve tried to quit before and remember how hard it is.The important thing is you have set the intention to quit and you are trying.
January 12, 2017New Year, New You! Keep it simple and achieve your physical activity goals this year with the three R’s of habit building: reminder, routine, reward.
January 5, 2017Don’t leave your physical activity behind when you fly away to your well-deserved beach vacation.
December 15, 2016We all know someone we look up to as “super healthy”. How do they do it? What’s their secret? We asked questions and here are the answers.
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.