Health News Resources

  • The flu shot is important, this is why

    Now more than ever it is important to protect yourself, and others, from getting the influenza virus (flu). Some of the symptoms of COVID-19 are similar to the flu which makes it difficult to tell the difference based on just symptoms alone. Your best defence against the flu this season is to get the flu shot.

  • What the world can teach us about home care

    It’s a fact that our population is aging faster than we can build facilities. But why build them at all? What if we could provide quality care in people’s homes, where many Canadians want to age? And what if we could do this at reduced costs to Canadian taxpayers?

  • Proper foot care 101

    It is vital that we take care of our feet in order to maintain optimum health and independence. We have put together tips on how to maintain healthy feet and strategies to avoid foot complications in the future.

  • Heart health and aging: what you need to know

    As your body ages so does your heart. Taking proactive steps to support your heart health will help you stay strong and healthy for many years to come.

  • Do you know these surprising health facts?

    With new studies and reports being released daily it can be hard to keep track of what’s new in health and wellness. To help you stay on top of your health knowledge we’ve put together 10 health related facts that just might surprise you.

  • Prostate cancer: knowledge, prevention and early detection

    There’s nothing hairy about prostate cancer, other than the truth – 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. Thanks to Movember and Prostate Cancer Canada, loads of information about screening, prevention and treatment are at the fingertips of men all over North America.

  • Flu season is fast approaching!

    With cooler months ahead, the yearly influenza (the flu) will soon be making its dreaded appearance. Continue reading to find out more about the flu.

  • Get help with cancer care

    If you, a family member or a friend have been diagnosed with cancer you may be feeling worried, scared or even lost. Here are a few helpful tips to remember during your health care journey.

  • Helpful links to various health care organizations

    If you or your loved one are looking for organizations that can help you navigate your current health care journey, please see the following helpful links.

  • March is National Kidney Month!

    Early detection is important because kidney disease can be slowed or prevented when detected early enough. You should consider speaking to your doctor about a simple blood test that can check your kidney function, especially if you have one or more of the following at risk factors