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5 ways to “Fit-in 15”: setting fitness goals - CCA

5 ways to “Fit-in 15”: setting fitness goals

Author: CCA Date: Nov 22, 2017 Category: Healthcare, Healthy Aging

Do you? Want a more energized lifestyle? Need help finding time to be active? Want to get started with little or no expense? If you answered yes to any of these questions then there’s a fair to good chance you would benefit from our Fit-in 15 online tool. Fifteen minutes a day can be the

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Fall Prevention Quiz: Learn Your Risk - CCA

Fall Prevention Quiz: Learn Your Risk

As we age the impact of a bad fall can become more serious. Recovery times become longer and some injuries, such as hip, wrist, and pelvic fractures can have a lasting impact on quality of life. Older Canadians have a higher risk of falling than most. Every year, one in three Canadians over age 65

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9 tips to watch your step: don’t let a fall get you down! - CCA

9 tips to watch your step: don’t let a fall get you down!

As we age, our risk of falling increases. Falling puts at risk for serious injuries, including broken bones and muscle damage. There are many choices that you can make that will reduce your risk of falling and protect your independence. Check-out these tips for simple things you can do to stay safely on your feet:

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3 things to know about fear-avoidance (and how it’s tied to chronic pain) - CCA

3 things to know about fear-avoidance (and how it’s tied to chronic pain)

It’s just a simple thing…until it isn’t. Everyone experiences pain at some point in their lives, however, a small number of people continue to experience long-term pain. When somebody has experienced pain for more than three months, they are often diagnosed with “chronic pain,” which is as pain that persists long after the initial injury,

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7 tips for smart hiking - CCA

7 tips for smart hiking

Hiking is a great way to get exercise outdoors; socialize with friends, family, or coworkers; and celebrate Canada’s parks this summer. In every case, it’s always a great idea to hike smart. Here are some quick tips to add to your checklist for a hike that is safe, smart, and fun! Know the trail, and

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