Alzheimer Society of Canada Behind every person with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, there are hundreds of people dedicated to helping. The Alzheimer Society is the leading not-for-profit health organization working nationwide to improve the quality of life for Canadians affected by Alzheimer's disease and other dementias and advance the search for the cause and cure. Active in communities right across Canada, the Society has programs and services near you.
Canada's Food Guide Learn about Canada's food guides and how they can help you make healthy food choices. Also access history, labelling, advertising and copyright information for our guides.
Canadian Mental Health Association - Support for Families and Caregivers Founded in 1952, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario, is a non-profit, charitable organization committed to making mental health possible for all.
Drug and Health Products Information Health Canada plays an active role in ensuring that you have access to safe and effective drugs and health products. The Department strives to maintain a balance between the potential health benefits and risks posed by all drugs and health products. Our highest priority in determining the balance is public safety.
Government of Canada - Benefits of Physical Activity Physical activity plays an important role in the health, well-being and quality of life of Canadians. People who are physically active live longer, healthier lives. Active people are more productive, and more likely to avoid illness and injury.
Government of Canada - Public Health Agency of Canada (Seniors) - Information on Aging and Seniors
Government of Canada - Safe Food Handling for Adults 60+ Most people who get food poisoning can have a full recovery. But for older adults, serious longer-term problems can be more common.
Health Canada (Senior Healthy Living) Canadians are enjoying longer life spans and better health than ever before. The proportion of seniors in the Canadian population is expected to double by 2025. Health Canada is proactively conducting research and planning to better understand the needs of Canadian seniors and to ensure that programs and services respond to Canada's demographic aging.
It's Your Health It's Your Health (IYH) is a joint publication produced by Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada that provides information you can trust on a wide range of health and safety issues. Read more about It's Your Health.
Just Clean Your Hands - Public Health Ontario - Launched by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) in 2008, the multi-faceted, evidence-based Just Clean Your Hands (JCYH) program was developed to help reduce health care-associated infections and the spread of infection by providing focused education and tools for promotion, evaluation and auditing to health care providers.
MedEffect - Health Product Safety MedEffect Canada provides consumers, patients, and health professionals with easy access to: Report an adverse reaction or side effect; Obtain new safety information on drugs and other health products; and Learn and better understand the importance of reporting side effects.
Mesothelioma - is a rare and aggressive cancer that develops in the protective lining around the lungs, abdomen, and heart. It is caused by exposure to asbestos and can take 20-50 years to develop.
North Simcoe Muskoka Specialized Geriatric Services – COVID Information - http://www.nsmsgs.ca/42/COVID-19/
Simcoe Community Transportation Portal - www.ctlink.ca - A partnership of trusted transportation providers, helping Simcoe County's vulnerable get the transportation they need and helping seniors and people with disabilities get transportation to COVID-19 vaccines and other non-urgent medical appointments.
VON Simcoe County Exercise Programs on You Tube - https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=von+simcoe+county+smart+program