Many people use the new year as a way to wipe the slate clean and to embark on a mission to improve their health and well-being. New Year’s resolutions have a bad reputation for being cliché and doomed to fail. This year, try setting small, frequent, and attainable goals so you have a full-year resolution plan to keep you on track of your goals.
As Closing the Gap recognizes the third year of Fall Prevention Month, we continuously strive to raise awareness of this important health risk that the elderly and physically limited populations face every day. Fall prevention is a collaborative effort between family members and the healthcare community. Together, we can make sure that our parents, grandparents, and family members are safe no matter where they are. Here are some important things we can all do to help lower the risk of falling.
Breast cancer affects 1 in 8 Canadian women, and chances are, you know someone that has been affected by this disease. The best way to show your support is to learn about breast cancer and get screened early. Through education and prevention, Canadians can significantly help reduce the number of new diagnoses each year.