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It is estimated that 5-10% of the elderly population is faced with food allergies – but that the prevalence is underestimated and undertreated in seniors. Reactions from a food allergy can be very serious, and contact with even trace amounts of offensive foods can be life-threatening.

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The benefits of occupational therapy for Canada’s seniors: occupational therapy is a method of helping people lead independent and productive lives by allowing them to recover or develop skills needed to complete daily tasks. It has been known to be quite beneficial for seniors who feel as if they are no longer able to meet day-to-day challenges, both physically and mentally.

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The importance of identifying and preventing alcohol abuse in Canada’s seniors: According to the NCADD, between 6 and 11 percent of elderly hospital admissions are due to alcohol or drug related problems.

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Studies indicate that Irritable Bowel Syndrome may affect up to 20% of the population, and that 10% of elderly people are affected. Learn what causes IBS in seniors and steps you can take to help your elder loved one manage their IBS symptoms.

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Helping Canada’s seniors protect their kidneys and maintain kidney health: According to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, estimated 2.6 million Canadians have kidney disease, or are at risk.

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