The Four Pillars of Healthy Aging

The new year is a chance for new resolutions. Or perhaps what we really need is a refresh of previous plans, resolutions, and goals that we have made many times before. Why haven’t we succeeded? Were we too ambitious, too hopeful, too unrealistic to maintain the road forward. I think that, as we contemplate where…

Healthy Aging: What is the best advice when it comes to Aspirin?

In order to understand whether we should be using Aspirin to prevent a cardiac event, it is essential to understand the difference between primary and secondary prevention. Primary prevention is for people who are healthy, not at risk of a given event and are choosing to do something to try to prevent an episode. In…

Boosting your brain health–here’s what you need to do

Brain health and healthy aging go hand in hand. We all want to live a long life, but with quality to our days, not merely quantity. This means taking action now to protect our brains so that as we age, we sustain the ability to remember, learn, engage, maintain a clear mind and enjoy life.…

HPV Vaccine can eliminate cervical cancer as a public health issue

  Protect your children, yourself & your partner October 1-7, 2018 marked the second annual HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) Prevention Week in Canada. As Chair of this educational week, initiated by the Federation of Medical Women of Canada, we focused on the need for both education and awareness of this common virus and how we…

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Healthy Aging: New Years’ resolutions that endure

For some, the new year starts on Jan. 1. But for others, including myself, the feel of September – the first days of school, the changing of the leaves, the warmth of Rosh Hashanah and the depth of Yom Kippur – truly signals the coming of the new year. Maybe after having spent so long…

Dr. Vivien Brown

OPTIMAL BRAIN HEALTH MEANS HEALTHY AGING

Optimal Aging Means Good Brain Health, Especially For Women By Dr. Vivien Brown  Published by http://www.youareunltd.com/   Healthy aging is a lifelong process. We want to optimize opportunities for improving and preserving all aspects of health: physical, social and mental wellness and independence. We all want to live a long life, but also, a life…