Navigating Change Healthy Aging for Women

It was my privilege to speak with Bernadette Wagner, Founder of Prime Time for Women, as a part of her Navigating Change series. We discussed my latest book, The New Woman’s Guide to Healthy Aging, and the many ways that women can take charge of their wellbeing and age healthfully. : https://lnkd.in/ebE7dBG. #healthcare#interview#womenshealth

The Four Pillars of Healthy Aging

The new year is a chance for new resolutions. Or perhaps what we really need is a refresh of previous plans, resolutions, and goals that we have made many times before. Why haven’t we succeeded? Were we too ambitious, too hopeful, too unrealistic to maintain the road forward. I think that, as we contemplate where…

Healthy Aging: Maintaining them bones

November was Osteoporosis Month in Canada, which is designed to bring awareness about a disease that is characterized by bone loss and a subsequent weakening of the skeleton. Often called “the silent thief,” there are no symptoms of osteoporosis until one experiences a fracture as a result of the loss of bone. If you are…

Winter: How to beat the seasonal blues

BY Mallory Hendry 31 Oct 2019 Share As Canada’s weather plummets from pleasant autumn chill to the sharp bite of winter, employee moods – and productivity – can drop right along with it. “When the weather turns cold and the days grow shorter and darker, it’s easy for energy in the office to decline,” says…

Healthy Aging: What is the best advice when it comes to Aspirin?

In order to understand whether we should be using Aspirin to prevent a cardiac event, it is essential to understand the difference between primary and secondary prevention. Primary prevention is for people who are healthy, not at risk of a given event and are choosing to do something to try to prevent an episode. In…

Highlighting the role of vaccines in preventing HPV-related cancer

Employers Cancer Cares Summit @BenefitsCanada Alethea Spiridon  | March 22, 2019 Since human papillomavirus can have a significant impact on the health of the working-age population, it’s necessary to talk to patients and employees at to look at the health benefits of vaccines, said Dr. Vivien Brown. Brown, a family physician and vice-president of medical affairs at…