Aging

Aging

The health of senior women

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Author: 
Women's Health Bureau
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Women's Health Bureau
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses health issues specific to senior women and provides statistical information on the status of older women's health in Canada. This fact sheet also profiles Health Canada Initiatives dealing with senior women's heatlh.

The healthy boomer: a no-nonsense midlife health guide for women and men

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Peggy Edwards
Miroslava Lhotsky
Judy Turner
Publisher: 
McClelland & Stewart Inc.
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a complete health guide for people in their forties and fifties facing the physical and personal challenges of midlife.

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AGIN.E39 1999
ISBN 0771030509
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Includes bibliographical references and index. --- Review, Network Spring 2000: This comprehensive guide to midlife health was written especially for Canadian men, women and couples in the thoes of midlife(!). The authors - a family physician, a psychologist, and a health promotion consultant - draw on interviews, the latest research, and their own expertise to provide decision-making tools, accurate information, and practical advice on midlife topics from menopause in men to healthy eating, even spiritual well-being.

Before the change: taking charge of your perimenopause

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Ann Louise Gittleman
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HarperCollins
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
San Francisco, CA

Provides a detailed understanding of perimenopause and its symptoms, as well as a comprehensive guide to taking care of yourself during this transition period.

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ISBN 0062515373
MENO.G55 1997
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Includes bibliographical references and index. --- Review, Network Fall 2000: Before the Change provides a detailed understanding of Perimenopause and its symptoms, as well as a comprehensive guide to taking care of yourself during this transition period. Emphasis is placed on the Changing Diet Plan, a hormone-regulating diet meant to recognize that the food we eat evokes a hormonal response, making it one of the most effective medicines available.

The NACA position on women's life-course events

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National Advisory Council on Aging
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Health Canada, Division of Aging and Seniors, National Advisory Council on Aging
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents the six main categories of life-course events and experiences that have the greatest impact on women's senior years.

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AGIN.N38 1993
ISBN 0662599055

1999 and beyond: challenges of an aging Canadian society

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National Advisory Council on Aging
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Health Canada, Division of Aging and Seniors, National Advisory Council on Aging
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Outlines the issues, challenges and opportunities facing public policy makers and all those interested in the issues raised by the aging population.

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AGIN.N38 1999
ISBN 0662279859

Go gray! Reflections and experiences of women growing older

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Adriana Gómez
Deborah Meachum
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Latin American and Caribbean Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Santiago, Chile

Gathers a selection of reflections, studies and experiences of women and women's groups addressing the topic of menopause and women growing older.

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AGIN.G66 1999

Yukon Council on Aging

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Older women (50+)
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Forms a non profit organization dedicated to enhance the quality of life for Yukon Seniors and Elders by lobbying all levels of governments.

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867-668-3383
Email Address: 
ycoa@yknet.yk.ca
Fax Number: 
867-668-6745
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1 866 582-9707
Street Address: 
4061B - 4th Ave
City: 
Whitehorse
Province: 
Yukon Territories
Postal/ZIP Code: 
Y1A 1H1
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url (http://users.yknet.yk.ca/yukonseniors/) does not appear valid, changed to current link

Principles of the national framework on aging: a policy guide

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The Federal/Provincial/Territorial Ministers Responsible for Seniors
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Ministers of Public Works and Government Services Canada
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents policy questions to support discussion and assessment of the impact of current and proposed policies and programs on seniors.

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AGIN.P75 1998
ISBN 0662265971

How are health reforms affecting seniors? A participatory evaluation guide

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National Advisory Council on Aging
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Division of Aging and Seniors, National Advisory Council on Aging
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an evaluation tool to assist seniors' groups, service providers and others in evaluating the impact of health reforms.

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HERF.N38 1998
ISBN 0662832604
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<p>Includes bibliographical references.</p>

Aging: exploring the myths

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World Health Organization, Ageing and Health Programme
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Older people are often viewed as a homogeneous group from mainly industrialised countries, who no longer contribute to their families and societies, and may even be a burden. The truth could not be more different. The majority of older people prove these notions wrong every day, it is an example that has inspired the WHO to focus on ageing. This brochure outlines how the principles of Active Ageing help maintain health and creativity throughout the lifespan and especially into the later years.

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