Resistance

Life is a progression of change and resistance to change. We want to change in areas where we feel it could promote growth, agency and well-being; we resist changes that we believe will strip us of these things. Resistance is our natural defense system against the...

Ways to Improve Your Sleep Habits

As you age, the kind of sleep you get changes pretty dramatically. This is obvious from a very young age; consider how much babies sleep, how much teenagers sleep, and how much you slept as an adult. The amount of sleep we get tends to decrease as we age, in part...

Caring For Your Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis happens when you have lower than normal bone mass, or that your bone loss occurs at a higher rate than normal. It is an age-related disease, meaning that the older you get, the higher your risk of osteoporosis is. The condition is tricky to diagnose, as...

Managing Your Cholesterol

High cholesterol is a condition which occurs when too much cholesterol begins to form in your arteries.  When this occurs, fatty deposits build up in your blood vessels, which can cause arteries to clog. Clogged arteries mean the heart has to work harder to pump...

Caring for Your Arthritis

Over 15% of Canadians have some form of arthritis, and the rates of arthritis condition skyrocket in the senior demographic; one in three senior men and half of senior women report some form of arthritis. While arthritis can mean any condition which affects the...