Pre-Diabetes Management

Diabetes is becoming increasingly common. According to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 29% of people are affected by either diabetes or pre-diabetes in their lifetime. As we age, we are also more likely to be diagnosed. This week, we discuss what pre-diabetes is and what you can do to prevent pre-diabetes from turning into Type 2…

Quitting Smoking

Changing lifestyles can be difficult for anyone at any age, but quitting for older folks can present a unique set of challenges. Sometimes we think to ourselves “I’m too old for that” – the same may go for smoking. Perhaps you’ve tried to quit before. Perhaps you’ve been smoking for so long, it’s become habitual…

Protecting Senior Skin from Winter Damage

As we age, we become increasingly prone to skin issues such as eczema, flaking and even skin cancers. A little sunshine is good for us, especially during the winter time where it seems so scarce. But during those winter months, it’s important to remember that UV rays can still peak through the clouds and do…