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Preventing injuries among seniors : staying safe and active


When reaching retirement age, staying active for as long as possible is a completely natural desire ! You may want to continue to move around, enjoy the activities you love and, above all, maintain maximum independence. However, the risk of accidental injury among the elderly is a reality that needs to be considered. Falls represent…

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Elder abuse : an essential guide to prevention


Elder abuse is a subject that is still somewhat taboo but so important, because it represents a sad reality that should not be ignored. Whether it’s violent behavior, neglect, or simply inappropriate words, elder mistreatment can be of many types. Each of them has harmful consequences for the elderly person who is a victim of it.…

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Age-related diseases: some resources close to you


Did you know that, according to recent statistics, Canada is home to almost 10,000 centenarians ? While the majority of seniors consider themselves generally happy and healthy, the fact remains that an aging population implies new realities. As we age, risk factors for a number of chronic conditions increase. Thankfully, solutions exist to deal with…

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Multiple sclerosis in seniors: a day-to-day challenge


Known as an unpredictable disease, often punctuated by ups and downs, multiple sclerosis in seniors represents a real daily challenge for many. To live better with this health condition, it is useful to understand what multiple sclerosis is and the impact it can have on elderly suffering from it. At Visavie, our team is dedicated…

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5 types of dementia: how to recognize them


5 main types of dementia: what are they? As we age, it is normal to be concerned about some health conditions. Dementia is certainly on that list. Thankfully, solutions exist to help people living with any form of dementia maintain maximum well-being and quality of life daily. By a better understanding of these different cognitive…

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Hypertension in seniors: Understanding to prevent


High blood pressure in seniors: better understanding for better prevention Did you know that hypertension, commonly known as high blood pressure, is one of the main reasons for medical visits year after year? And that it is unfortunately the leading cause of many cardiovascular diseases? High blood pressure in seniors is a serious issue that…

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The benefits of dancing for seniors


The 7 benefits of dancing for seniors Having fun, moving your body, and expressing yourself; there is certainly no age limit to the many benefits of dancing. A popular activity among the retired population, it is an excellent way to stay active. The benefits of dancing for seniors are numerous and increasingly well known. Whether…

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L’isolement social chez les aînés est un enjeu sérieux. Heureusement, le travailleur social peut intervenir dans la prévention et la prise en charge.

Social isolation among seniors : How can social workers help ?


Social workers : their role in preventing social isolation of seniors Social isolation among seniors is a real issue requiring serious attention. Thankfully, solutions exist to help address this concern. Social workers, through their actions in everyday life, play a crucial role in the prevention and management of problems related to loneliness among the elderly…

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