Aging and health

Take control of menopause: do the right thing, eat the right thing

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Carolyn DeMarco
Edition: 
Vol 11, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article asks what women have to look forward to about aging in our society. Explores ways that women can nurture themselves and each other in midlife. Shares a new approach to health problems related to menopause. 

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
Edition: 
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. 

Healthy aging in Canada: a new vision, a vital investment, from evidence to action - a background paper

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English
Translated Title: 
Le vieillissement en santé au Canada : une nouvelle vision, un investissement vital; des faits aux gestes
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Public Health Agency of Canada
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

A background paper prepared for the Federal, Provincial and Territorial Committee of Officials (Seniors). Describes a new vision for healthy aging in Canada and suggests five key focus areas for action.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Dementia among seniors

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English
Translated Title: 
Démence chez les personnes agées
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Online
Author: 
By Gerry Hill
William Forbes
Joan Lindsay
Ian McDowell
Publisher: 
Statistics Canada
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Study that finds the total expectation of life for women is 26% greater than that for men, but women's expectations of life with dementia and of life in institutions are more than twice the corresponding expectations for men.

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Includes bibliographic references.

British Columbia Seniors’ Healthy Living Secretariat

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Policy development

Has a broad stewardship role for implementation of the British Columbia Seniors' Healthy Living Framework across government and with other important partners. Builds upon successful programs that support older people, makes sure information on these programs is easy to find and understand and forges innovative partnerships with others who play an important role in the lives of older people – such as local government, business and community organizations.

Primary Telephone: 
250 387-6121
Secondary Telephone: 
604 660-2421
Email Address: 
EnquiryBC@gov.bc.ca
TTY/TDD: 
604 775-0303, 1 800 661-8773
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1 800 663-7867
City: 
Victoria
Province: 
British Columbia
Country: 
Canada
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