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How to prevent age-related muscle loss

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.

why your skin ages and what you can do about it

Why your skin ages and what you can do about it

Dr. Angela Nguan has the lowdown on why your skin ages, what effects the sun can have and how to keep your skin happy.

It's never too late to change your lifestyle Going for weightlifting gold – at the age of 78

It’s never too late to change your lifestyle: Going for weightlifting gold – at the age of 78

“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.

How to embrace aging & thrive in the process

How to embrace aging & thrive in the process

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.

Nutrition beyond 65: Four dietary tips to meet your needs

Nutrition beyond 65: Four dietary tips to meet your needs

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.

Is exercise the secret to longevity

Is exercise the secret to longevity?

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.

Over 65? Top 3 vaccinations you need to get now

Over 65? Top 3 vaccinations you need to get now

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.

You are only as old as your telomeres

You are only as old as your telomeres

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?

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Is your immune system aging your memory? 5 ways to slow immune-aging

Immune-aging accelerates aging; it may also damage your brain. Dr. Sherman has 5 tips to help slow down the process.

5 strategies for slowing aging

5 strategies to help slow down the aging 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.

Genetic Risk and Alzheimer’s Disease: Should You Worry?

Genetic risk and Alzheimer’s disease: Should you worry?

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?

Generation S: the sandwiched generation

Generation S: the sandwiched generation

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.

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Taking Menopause out of the closet – sage wisdom for men & women of all ages

We all go through physiological and psychological changes as we age. With these changes, support, communication, and understanding helps us feel better.

Men's Health Beyond the basics

Men’s Health: Beyond the basics

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.

wellness begins with a healthy brain

Wellness begins with a healthy brain

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.

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Brain Health: just one more reason to manage hypertension

Research supports careful management of hypertension for brain health. It is also helpful to monitor psychological health and treat symptoms of depression.

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Premium Healthcare Services—The “Other” Life Insurance

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.

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Exercise: Keeping Your Bones Healthy

Osteoporosis can be prevented and managed through pharmacologic interventions, nutrition and physical activity. Our focus in physiotherapy is to promote physical activity.

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The Connection: Heart & Brain Health

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