The end of summer brings shorter days, rain and cooler temperatures, reducing outdoor activities. The seasonal change can take a toll on your morale and your physical energy. Here are a few tips to keep body and mind in shape.
Close to 50,000 Canadians experience a stroke each year, and two-thirds do not make it to the hospital in time to receive the treatment they need to minimize its effects. These stats alone should be enough motivation for Canadians to better understand the signs of a stroke and take them seriously.
Alzheimer’s disease is a debilitating disorder that remains a mystery to the medical community. Even with millions in funding and research, a cure has yet to be found. In fact, the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease is on the rise.
One of the most difficult times in life is when a loved one is dying, has a critical illness or is at risk of death. Caring for your loved one takes constant care, which can jeopardize your job and financial stability. You only have a finite amount of time you can take off work without needing to take a leave of absence.
Did you know that tens of thousands of children in Québec require speech therapy? Most people don’t. However, the waiting lists for in-school speech therapy are extremely long, and many children must wait for months or even years for proper care.
When was the last time you went to the eye doctor? If you have kids, when was the last time you took them to get their eyes checked? Even if you have good eyesight and do not currently wear glasses or contact lenses, it’s still important to have your eyes checked regularly by an optometrist, and it’s even more important for children to have regular checkups.