"Taking Steps Towards Better Brain Health" The link between brain health and exercise is getting clearer with each passing day as more research throws light on the magic of movement. Cardiovascular exercise such as running cycling and brisk walking is not only good for your body but can also slow cognitive changes in the brain. A recent study done by the Mayo Clinic now has new evidence of an association between cardiorespiratory fitness and brain health particularly in grey matter and total br
5 Key Tips to Aging Well Key No. 1. Measure success differently Our society lauds different temporal successes like the amount of someones wealth status and power. It also glorifies physical beauty and strength. Pursuit of these things is behind many of the teachings and values our mentors taught us. There is nothing wrong with being wealthy powerful beautiful famous and strong but these are fleeting phases of life. Key No. 2. Stop comparing yourself to others Comparing ourselves to others
'Elderly hours' Several grocery stores in Canada are opening their doors early for seniors to give them an opportunity to shop with fewer customers around amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Several grocery stores in Canada are opening their doors early for seniors and those with other health concerns to give them an opportunity to shop with fewer customers around amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Health officials have identified the elderly and those with other medical concerns as the most vulnerable to th
COVID-19: 4 tips to help the elderly stay connected. 1. Learn the new technology FaceTime Zoom Skype Facebook Twitter Snapchat and lots more. All sorts of online options exist to talk with family and friends. And you dont have to be tech-savvy. Doing the basics is easy and for most people fun. If setting up an account is daunting ask a neighbor niece or nephew for help and a quick tutorial. 2. Stay active in the community from home It may sound counterintuitive. How can you remain a part of
How people older than 65 can do more to protect themselves from COVID-19. While much of the advice for the elderly is similar to that offered to younger people here are a few more precautions that can be taken What if you need medications? The Canadian Pharmacists Association is recommending that all people going to pharmacies to pick up medications be screened over the phone before arriving. If possible get a healthy family member to pick up medication or order from a pharmacy that offers de
Senior Nutrition Fitness and Healthy Lifestyles The content of this module helps the students appreciate the importance of sound dietary practices good nutrition and appropriate exercise in the lives of our maturing population. It familiarizes the students with the basic principles underlying seniors wellness and life-style issues and enables them to discuss these matters with clients while at the same time incorporating them into their own aging process as role models. To learn more about thi
Senior Housing Options This module helps students awareness and understanding of the full range of housing options available to seniors. The gerontological concept of aging in place is developed in the context of the almost universally expressed desire of seniors to remain in their own home as long as possible. This discussion incorporates such features as Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) the campus concept group home care care facilities and home-sharing. Professionals advising seniors and
The sweet treats that can help prevent bone and hair loss prunes might be one of the most important foods for healthy aging. If you didnt already know prunes are actually just dried plums. Though they contain a decent amount of sugar they are also packed with fiber which slows down the absorption of sugar into the bloodstream. The fiber can also help combat constipation and other digestive conditions like hemorrhoids which are common in older adults. It also helps increase beneficial bacteria
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Course Title: Ethics In Senior Business: This module examines ethics as a pervasive core element of qualitative practice in all professional disciplines and its special importance to CPCAs. The various value systems and attitude sets which are the basis for ethical professional practice are presented in detail. Students are taken step-wise through The Professional Code of Ethical Standards of Age-Friendly Business (AFB) and they are required to sign an agreement to abide by this Code as a condi