The proportion of seniors in the Canadian population is expected to double by 2025. During the month of September, Jack Nathan Health will be sharing health wellness tips for seniors. Stay tuned! #SeniorsHealth
If you are a senior, look for ways to keep yourself healthy, strong and flexible. Staying healthy is an important way for you to keep your independence.
Eating well and staying active are two very important steps you can take to lower your risk of chronic disease and enjoy a long and healthy life. More nutrition tips, visit our wellness blog.
Some fat is essential in the diet. Choose olive oil, canola oil, soy oil, non-hydrogenated margarines. For more tips on nutrition, visit our wellness blog.
Tip 10: See your doctor! It is important to have a yearly physical exam. Your doctor can take tests to catch problems early so that you can take proactive measures. Click here to find a Jack Nathan Health Clinic near you.
You can prevent falls by making the needed adjustments to your home and lifestyle, and by making sure you eat well, stay fit, and use whatever devices will facilitate your daily life while keeping you safe. Take action!
Don’t be shy. Ask for help with tasks that you feel you can’t do safely. Your safety always comes first!
It’s especially important to maintain regular oral hygiene habits and visits to a dental professional. As one ages, you can expect to make a few small changes in the way you clean your teeth and mouth. Click here, to find a Jack Nathan Health Dental clinic near you.
Physical activity plays an important role in your health, well-being and quality of life. Remember to consult with your doctor before making any dramatic changes to you routine. For more tips on how to stay active, click here.
Staying active and involved with life also helps to reduce stress, boost mood and keep relationships strong. Socialize through work, volunteer activities, travel, hobbies, family and friends. Be open to new experiences.
Quitting smoking is the best thing you can do to improve your life and health. For more Smoking Cessation tips, visit our blog today.
Remember to always consult with your physician regarding any vaccines and to report any changes in your health and wellbeing. Click here to find a Jack Nathan Health Clinic near you.