Elderly

Elderly

Elderly and able?

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Ella Haley
Ann Hauprich
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Vol 9, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores the health problems of growing older. Discusses mental health and aging. Challenges for elders without community support. 

Rachel’s story: an excerpt from silver threads

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Doris Marshall
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Vol 8, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This story shares one woman's experience of growing old. Describes and analyses the economic, political, social and physical forces that affect all of us as we grow older. 

Best practices: treatment and rehabilitation for seniors with substance use problems – gender differences

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English
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Meilleures pratiques : Traitement et réadaptation des personnes aînées ayant des problèmes attribuables à la consommation d'alcool et d'autres drogues - différences entre les sexes
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Online
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines sex and gender as it relates to seniors’ substance use. Finds that older men have more substance use problems but older women are more prone to accidents as a result of substance use.

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Long-term care homes legislation : Lessons from Ontario

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Bev Baines
Edition: 
Vol. 10, N. 1
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Fall/Winter 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Looks at why gender matters when discussing long-term care homes using the Ontario Legislature's 2007 Long-term Care Homes Act as an example.

Seniors and aging: sexual activity

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English
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Paper
Online
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Health Canada
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the benefits of maintaining sexual activity as we age, and looks at the challenges and health risks.

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ISBN 0662439791
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Series: It's Your Health

What are ways to prevent falls and related fractures?

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English
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Online
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National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
Publication Date: 
2006
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Bethesda, MA

Looks at ways seniors can prevent falls and minimize broken bones.

22 ways to put more spring in your step (Arabic)

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Arabic
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Online
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Go For Your Life
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2004
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Australia

Encourages physical activity in older women and men, and provides tips and suggestions, in Arabic.

22 ways to put more spring in your step (Chinese)

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Chinese
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Online
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Go For Your Life
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Australia

Encourages physical activity in older women and men, and provides tips and suggestions, in Chinese.

22 ways to put more spring in your step (Greek)

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Greek
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Online
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Go For Your Life
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Australia

Encourages physical activity in older women and men, and provides tips and suggestions, in Greek.

22 modi per dare piu elasticita ai vostri passi

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Italian
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22 ways to put more spring in your step (Italian)
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Online
Publisher: 
Go For Your Life
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Australia

Encourages physical activity in older women and men, and provides tips and suggestions, in Italian.

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