By the time we turn 40, many of us will begin to lose muscle mass. Fortunately, there are steps that can slow – or even reverse – this aging condition.
Dr. Angela Nguan has the lowdown on why your skin ages, what effects the sun can have and how to keep your skin happy.
“Don doesn’t believe he would still be alive if he didn’t visit Copeman Healthcare when he did.” 78 year old LifePlus client, Don Vaughan, shares his journey from heart attack to weightlifting champion with the help of his Copeman care team.
Mental perceptions and habits play a significant role in our quality of life, and are considered by many experts the single most important indicator of well-being.
As we age our health needs change, including our dietary needs. Registered Dietitian, Anya Skornyakova, outlines the main dietary priorities for those 65 and over.
Why should we start or continue exercise at the age of 65 or older? Kinesiologist, Nadine Sinnen explores what research says about our physical body, exercise and aging.
To prevent prevent common illnesses and fight immune aging, those 65 or older are encouraged to visit their Copeman Family Health Nurse (or Nurse Practitioner) to discuss these top 3 vaccines.
Your biological age can speed up or slow down, depending on biological and environmental events in your life. But how can you tell how old you are, biologically?
Immune-aging accelerates aging; it may also damage your brain. Dr. Sherman has 5 tips to help slow down the process.
Why does one person remain vigorous into his 80s and another dwindles at 70? How can we protect ourselves against premature aging? Here are 5 proven strategies.
Alzheimer’s Disease is now so common that almost all of us have experienced a family member slowly succumb to the condition. Could this also happen to you?
Like many in our generation, as my husband and I plan for retirement and slowly learn to live as empty nesters, we are sandwiched between aging parents who need care, and children who continue needing help in adulthood.
We all go through physiological and psychological changes as we age. With these changes, support, communication, and understanding helps us feel better.
The following guidelines are designed to help men understand key health issues at each stage of life and the impact that aging will have on their health.
For true wellness we must consider the brain as a separate and very special organ – an organ that is assessed and enhanced in unique ways that fall outside the realm of primary care.
Research supports careful management of hypertension for brain health. It is also helpful to monitor psychological health and treat symptoms of depression.
Canadians spend $280 billion per year on life insurance, but less than 3% of that on preventive health services to improve their chances of living longer.
Osteoporosis can be prevented and managed through pharmacologic interventions, nutrition and physical activity. Our focus in physiotherapy is to promote physical activity.
Heart and brain diseases are highly age-related, and share risk factors. As the population ages, the prevalence of heart and brain disease is set to increase