Health Checks - There's A Whole Lot of Living Left to do

Health Checks - There's A Whole Lot of Living Left to do A health and wellness expo on October 29th for adults to seniors. We are having speakers, screenings, displays and activities. Great information to see what is available in Brandon.

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National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE)
12/16/2020

National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE)

During the #COVID-19 pandemic, many people may be feeling anxious, confused, and scared. Do you, or an older adult you know, need emotional support or simply someone to talk to? Our newest program, TALK 2 NICE, is a free phone outreach support service connecting older adults to social workers and social work students. To learn more, give us a call toll-free at 1-844-529-7292 or visit us at www.nicenet.ca

3-digit suicide prevention hotline gets green light from House of Commons | CBC News
12/16/2020
3-digit suicide prevention hotline gets green light from House of Commons | CBC News

3-digit suicide prevention hotline gets green light from House of Commons | CBC News

A national three-digit suicide prevention hotline is a step closer to becoming a reality today. On Friday the House of Commons voted unanimously in favour of a Conservative motion calling on the federal government to act immediately to set up a national 988 number that consolidates all existing suic...

Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health
12/16/2020

Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health

The Mental Health Commission of Canada has developed an excellent resource on "How to Give Back (or Reach Out) this Holiday Season" Click the link to viewhttps://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/sites/default/files/2020-12/covid_19_holiday_tip_sheet_eng.pdf
#mentalhealthawareness #seniorsmentalhealth

Active Aging Canada
12/14/2020

Active Aging Canada

Français version suit

What seniors need to know to stay protected this flu season

During the flu season, you do everything you can to avoid getting sick. You wash your hands, eat healthy foods, now you wear a mask, and many of you always get your flu shot.

As a follow up to our last article about the flu vaccine, we wanted to address some concerns that older adults across Canada shared with us.

Stay healthy this winter and make an appointment to get your flu shot. Read more https://www.activeagingcanada.ca/participants/get-active/vaccinations.htm
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Ce que les personnes âgées doivent savoir pour rester protégées pendant cette saison de la grippe

Pendant la saison de la grippe, vous faites tout ce que vous pouvez pour réduire votre risque de tomber malade. Vous vous lavez les mains, vous mangez des aliments sains et vous vous faites toujours vacciner contre la grippe.

En guise de suivi à notre récent article sur le vaccin contre la grippe, nous avons tenu à aborder certaines préoccupations que des aîné(e)s de partout au Canada nous ont adressées.

Pour demeurer en bonne santé cet hiver, prenez rendez-vous pour obtenir votre vaccin contre la grippe. Pour en savoir plus long, cliquez sur lien https://www.activeagingcanada.ca/fr/participants/soyez-actifs-et-actives/vaccinations.htm.

Age Friendly Brandon
12/12/2020

Age Friendly Brandon

If you had a medical emergency and couldn't speak for yourself, who would speak for you and make decisions about your care? Would they know what to do? Resource information is available @ www.advancecareplanning.ca

Prairie Mountain Health
12/10/2020

Prairie Mountain Health

Let them know you are thinking about them by sending "well wishes" to your loved ones in our PMH hospitals or long term care homes. To send your message visit: http://ow.ly/jzwK50zhDiT

For lonely seniors, friendship is just a phone call away | CBC Radio
12/10/2020
For lonely seniors, friendship is just a phone call away | CBC Radio

For lonely seniors, friendship is just a phone call away | CBC Radio

Many Canadian seniors say the feel lonely and isolated. A call-in program for senior offers people over 55 a chance to connect with friends and participate in group activities and one senior says it saved her life.

Online Research with Surveys and Polls | SurveyMonkey
12/09/2020
Online Research with Surveys and Polls | SurveyMonkey

Online Research with Surveys and Polls | SurveyMonkey

Conduct and analyze online research projects on your own with a survey or poll from SurveyMonkey. Check out our templates and types and get started for FREE.

Proper Progression of a Strength Exercise
12/08/2020
Proper Progression of a Strength Exercise

Proper Progression of a Strength Exercise

In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series. This video discusses the proper progression of doing strength...

Canadian Frailty Network
12/08/2020

Canadian Frailty Network

Wondering how to stay healthy, active and connected this holiday season? We've come up with a few tips to keep in mind. Visit http://ow.ly/O9sf50CB0ax. #FrailtyMatters

Frailty in the Spotlight on ZoomerTV - Canadian Frailty Network
12/02/2020
Frailty in the Spotlight on ZoomerTV - Canadian Frailty Network

Frailty in the Spotlight on ZoomerTV - Canadian Frailty Network

Filmed on September 25 in Toronto, this episode features nutrition, activity and frailty experts as they address the important issue of frailty and give great advice on reducing your risk of developing frailty. Thank you to our expert guests below: John Muscedere, CFN Scientific Director & CEO Hal J...

Canadian Frailty Network
12/02/2020

Canadian Frailty Network

As winter approaches, and with continued isolation staying #Active can become more difficult. Don't know where to start? Check out our short videos from Canadian icons @bodybreak! It's never too late to start and every little bit counts. #AVOIDFrailty http://ow.ly/9YDT50CuR9l

Canadian Frailty Network
12/02/2020

Canadian Frailty Network

DYK that more than half of senior #caregivers reported they would have liked to have received financial support, government assistance or tax credit @StatCan_eng. Let the federal government know that caregivers matter by filling out our digital postcard.
http://ow.ly/OyHY50CyI6b

Prairie Mountain Health
11/30/2020

Prairie Mountain Health

We are in this together. Respect the guidelines and focus on the fundamentals. For more information visit: http://ow.ly/JSpn50CvWEI

November if Financial Literacy Month!
11/28/2020

November if Financial Literacy Month!

November is Financial Literacy Month.

Check out this excellent infographic. “10 Things you should know during times of financial uncertainty" #seniors #FinancialLiteracyMonth

Canadian Frailty Network
11/28/2020

Canadian Frailty Network

Check out our new FAQ tip sheet about #vaccinations, including the #flu shot. Find it here: http://ow.ly/RgXu50CnZS3 CanAge

Mental Health Awareness Foundation of Canada
11/28/2020

Mental Health Awareness Foundation of Canada

An outreach program from the CRA to help older adults understand all of the benefits and tax savings to benefits.  Pleas...
11/28/2020

An outreach program from the CRA to help older adults understand all of the benefits and tax savings to benefits. Please see the below poster.

Want to understand more about the Canada Revenue benefits and credits specifically geared to older adults - register for this FREE Virtual Workshop by emailing [email protected].

Prairie Mountain Health
11/26/2020

Prairie Mountain Health

November is Falls Prevention Month

Reduce the risk of anyone suffering a fall, by wiping up all spills immediately. #prevent-falls #BeReadyBeSteady

Install handrails on both sides of all steps and stairways. Learn more about reducing Seniors' Falls: https://youtu.be/sXlRtqAcfj4

Age Friendly Brandon
11/25/2020

Age Friendly Brandon

November is Falls Prevention month and Prairie Mountain Health is reminding Manitoban’s to take extra caution when outside this winter.

For more information, contact:
Nancy Tregunna, Innovations and Quality Improvement Specialist, Co-Lead of Regional Falls Prevention Committee Prairie Mountain Health
Phone: 204-622-6231
Email: [email protected]

11/24/2020

Just a reminder that if you fill out a survey on our website you can enter a draw to win a gift certificate. Our October winner received a $50 gift card from the Co-op and our November draw is happening soon!🎉.

Age Friendly Brandon
11/22/2020

Age Friendly Brandon

ANOTHER GREAT VIRTUAL WORKSHOP....

Brandon's Women's Resource Centre will be offering a series of free online workshops with Registered Dietitian, Sophia Khan.

Register for any of the workshops depending on your interest and availability.

To register, please call us at 204-726-8932 ext. 101,
or email [email protected].

University of Manitoba Centre on Aging
11/18/2020

University of Manitoba Centre on Aging

Join the Centre for our next Webinar
Dr. Ruth Barclay will present "Changes in outdoor walking and physical activity in older adults during COVID-19 restrictions"
Dec. 3 | 2:30–3:30 pm | via WebEx
Registration and full details: https://bit.ly/32WUfKH

World Health Organization (WHO)
11/17/2020

World Health Organization (WHO)

COVID-19 has a wide range of symptoms. Find out more here ⬇️

The rules for socializing and visiting grandparents in Manitoba under new restrictions
11/12/2020
The rules for socializing and visiting grandparents in Manitoba under new restrictions

The rules for socializing and visiting grandparents in Manitoba under new restrictions

As cases of COVID-19 have continued to climb throughout the province, the message from Manitoba's top doctor has been to limit contact outside your house and that message continues to be the same as the province approaches red or critical restrictions.

Please check out some virtual activities to do during this time of code red.
11/12/2020
UM Virtual Community Events – November and December 2020

Please check out some virtual activities to do during this time of code red.

The University of Manitoba offers a wide range of virtual events for the community. We have something for everyone: from conversations to presentations, competitions to celebration

11/12/2020
Prairie Mountain Health

Prairie Mountain Health

Effective Thurs. Nov. 12 the province including PMH has moved to the critical level on the Pandemic Response System. This means a change to visitation guidelines at our PMH hospitals. More details visit:http://ow.ly/alJY50Ch62j @ebrandonca @cityofdauphin Town of Swan River

Prairie Mountain Health
11/02/2020

Prairie Mountain Health

PMH region has been elevated to the RESTRICTED LEVEL (orange). For all the details on what this Public Health order means visit: http://ow.ly/XXkf50C9aWS @cityofdauphin Town of Swan River City of Brandon - Local Government

Prairie Mountain Health
10/28/2020

Prairie Mountain Health

Virtual care has been defined as any interaction between patients and/or members of their circle of care, occurring remotely. What does this really mean for you? Take the free online quiz here http://ow.ly/kN2g50C3XFd #conquersilence #safetoask #pmhpatientsafety #CPSW2020

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