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We want to share the latest research in the area of aging so all of us can improve our understanding of healthy aging. It is through understanding that we can then take action toward enhancing our lives.

 

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Ontario's Seniors Care Strategy

Dr. Samir Sinha was appointed in May 2012 by the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care to lead the development of a Seniors Strategy for Ontario. Dr. Sinha was tasked to develop a report and recommendations by consulting broadly with service providers, older Ontarians and their families, LHINs, municipal leaders, associations, consumer groups, and other stakeholders. The thoughtful guidance and expertise shared by all stakeholders who participated in the consultation process helped to shape and influence Dr. Sinha's final report Living Longer, Living Well.

Click here to read the full report.


Click here for excellent guidance from the Mayo Clinic to help you ensure the safety and well-being of your aging parents:  7 warning signs of health problems. Concerned about your aging parents' health? Use this guide to gauge how your aging parents are doing — and what to do if they need help.

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Mount Sinai’s Dr. Samir Sinha shares 10 Myths and Realities about Aging

Dr. Samir Sinha, Director of Geriatrics and Provincial Lead, Ontario’s Seniors Strategy dispels some common myths about aging. How many did you get correct?


The World Health Organization Reports on Sugar Consumption

Nutrition experts warn us to limit our intake of added sugars but they are everywhere — in breakfast cereals, baked goods, even pasta sauces.
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The World Health Organization is again urging people to lower the amount of sugar they eat.

The Geneva-based global health agency says people should restrict their intake of sugar to no more than 10 per cent of their daily calorie intake, but getting it down below 5 per cent would be better, Click here to read the Toronto Star article published on Mar. 5, 2014.