Tag: health

Guest editorial: Prioritizing physical activity in the daily lives of seniors

Physical activity is medicine: Discussing benefits and tips to being active as we age The benefits of physical activity for older adults are as multiple as the options for activity available. For instance, exercise is proven to have physical, cognitive, social, and emotional benefits [i]. Likewise, engaging in physical activity has demonstrated a positive effect […]

Why B.C. needs a truly independent Seniors Advocate

“Now is the time to revisit the question of the office’s independence” By Mike Klassen Earlier this year the BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) board met and, after a lengthy deliberation, voted to support a resolution calling upon the provincial government to introduce legislation at the earliest opportunity to establish an independent Seniors Advocate as […]