Health Care specialists gather in Halifax for Falls Prevention Conference

For most of us, a fall damages only dignity, but for seniors a fall may mark the end of indepdenance.

 

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Here come the household robots

With health care costs rising and the seniors population increasing, efforts are being made all over the world to develop safe, efficient robot companions to help seniors live independantly

 

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Released Aug Sept. 20 2014

Hoarding can be dangerous, but help is available

You probably know at least one hoarder, though the problem is often concealed until it gets out of hand.

 

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Released June 3 2014

Learn the signs of elder abuse

Elder abuse is rapidly increasing. Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15, a good time to learn the signs of elder abuse and how to prevent it.

 

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Released April 20 2014

It's never too late to stop learning

with sidebar on colleges offering courses for seniors

Earle Wagner has been an avid reader since his childhood in West LaHave, N.S., in the early 1930s, a time when finishing an education was a luxury.

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Released March 25 2014

Keep your brain healthy

Can Alzheimer’s disease be prevented? There are no guarantees, but these suggestions, presented as part of national brain awareness month in March, can maintain brain health and reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease

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Released Feb 17 2014

Affordable detector can prevent poisoning this winter

It was only when his three year old daughter vomited and fainted that Nicholas Gerald suspected something was poisoning his family last December. He and his wife and two daughters lived in the basement of the seniors home they run near Quebec City.

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