Healthy Aging: Is 60 The New 40?

Healthy Aging  Is 60 the new 40?  Part 3 Determinants of healthy aging In my previous blog, I provided some disturbing statistics about the health of Canadians.  Diabetes, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol levels are alarmingly high and can contribute to heart disease, diabetes and other chronic diseases.  But if you can modify the…

Is 60 the New 40? Healthy Aging -Part 2

We know that healthy aging is a lifelong process for preserving and improving your physical and mental well-being. The choices we make today may impact on our future health. So how healthy are Canadians?  We have good overall longevity A man who is currently 65 can expect to live another 17.4 years. A woman who…

Healthy Aging. Is 60 the new 40?

Part 1 Healthy aging is a lifelong process of optimizing opportunities for improving and preserving all aspects of your health whether it’s your physical well being, enhancing your social and mental wellness or transitioning successfully through various stages in your life. Healthy aging can delay or minimize the severity of chronic diseases and disabilities in…