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The pause: positive approaches to perimenopause and menopause
Shows women how to transform this time of hormonal transition into some of the most productive and fulfilling years.
Published: 2000
A report on the sexual and reproductive health needs of a sample of young men, young African Nova Scotian women and women over 5
Examines the sexual and reproductive health needs of young men, young African Nova Scotian women, and older women. Highlights the socio-demographic characteristics and the sexual and reproductive health status of these groups.
Published: 2001
A fresh look at an old test: I'm over 50 so do I still need a Pap? (Spanish)  
http://www.cancercare.on.ca/pdf/ocsp_spanish_over50.pdf
Presents information, in Spanish, about the Pap test for women over 50 years of age. Describes what a Pap test is, who should get one, when it is the best time to get one, and why it is important. (See Details)
The menopause self help book
Provides information to help women manage menopause and turn it into a significant transition into a new phase of a woman's life.
Published: 1998
But we still have to work: the labour market situation of women workers - 45 years of age and over  
http://www.nwrg-grnf.ca/Women45.htm
Finds that women aged 45 and over face considerable barriers to getting or keeping jobs, including outdated technological skills, changed or increased baseline criteria for entry-level positions, and employer biases against middle-aged women. Provides recommendations for changes in government policies and programs that call for increasing public awareness of the value of older women workers. (See Details)
Published: 2003
A fresh look at an old test: I'm over 50 so do I still need a Pap? (Tagalog)  
http://www.cancercare.on.ca/pdf/ocsp_tagalog_over50.pdf
Presents information, in Tagalog, about the Pap test for women over 50 years of age. Describes what a Pap test is, who should get one, when it is the best time to get one, and why it is important. (See Details)
Hot flashes, warm bottles: first-time mothers over forty
Presents a guidebook that addresses the unique concerns of older first-time mothers.
Published: 2001
The new truth about menopause: straight talk about treatments and choices from two leading women doctors
Describes current evidence for treatments for menopausal symptoms, heart disease and osteoporosis since the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study.
Published: 2003
A fresh look at an old test: I'm over 50 so do I still need a Pap? (Tamil)  
http://www.cancercare.on.ca/pdf/ocsp_tamil_over50.pdf
Presents information, in Tamil, about the Pap test for women over 50 years of age. Describes what a Pap test is, who should get one, when it is the best time to get one, and why it is important. (See Details)
Transitions through the perimenopausal years: demystifying the journey
Addresses the changes that women face, first, between the ages of 40 to 55 during the perimenopausal years, and then beyond, preparing women for a long and healthy life. Also available in video/DVD.
Published: 2004