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Senior Health Articles

Important senior nutrition information and foods that promote heart health in Canada’s seniors. The American Heart Association estimates that 66% of cardiovascular disease deaths occur in people age 75 and older, so senior heart health should be a focus for senior caregivers!

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Helping Canada’s seniors understand colorectal cancer and the importance of cancer screening: studies show that nearly 60% of colorectal cancer patients are 70 years of age or older, and it’s estimated that this number will only continue to rise.

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The importance of cancer screening for Canada’s seniors and elders: Seniors over 65 years of age account for 60% of newly diagnosed cancers, and 70% of cancer-related deaths occur among seniors.

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According to Health Canada, Heart Disease is the number one killer in Canada. Seniors need to know signs of a heart attack and how to keep hearts healthy. Learn more about types of heart attacks and warning signs for senior heart problems.

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Regular eye exams are even more important as you reach your senior years. A comprehensive dilated eye exam by an optometrist or ophthalmologist (eye doctor) is necessary to find eye diseases early, when treatment to prevent vision loss proves most effective.

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