Search Resources (English): Aging and health

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Dementia among seniors

Study that finds the total expectation of life for women is 26% greater than that for men, but women's expectations of life with dementia and of life in institutions are more than twice the corresponding expectations for men.

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Published: 1996
Healthy aging in Canada: a new vision, a vital investment, from evidence to action - a background paper

A background paper prepared for the Federal, Provincial and Territorial Committee of Officials (Seniors). Describes a new vision for healthy aging in Canada and suggests five key focus areas for action.

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Published: 2006
Elderly and able?

This article explores the health problems of growing older. Discusses mental health and aging. Challenges for elders without community support. 

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Published: 1987
Take control of menopause: do the right thing, eat the right thing

This article asks what women have to look forward to about aging in our society. Explores ways that women can nurture themselves and each other in midlife. Shares a new approach to health problems related to menopause. 

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Published: 1990