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Sixty is the new forty: Enjoying a healthy, active lifestyle

Sixty is the new forty: Enjoying a healthy, active lifestyle

When you hear people say 60 is the new 40, it simply means that nowadays, retirees are enjoying active lifestyles and staying healthier longer. If you’re a retiree and looking for a way to maintain a healthy lifestyle as you age, you could consider purchasing a home in a land-lease community. When you own a land-lease home, you are part of a […]

A new outlook on type 1 diabetes

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A new outlook on type 1 diabetes

For the 300,000 Canadians living with type 1 diabetes (an autoimmune condition where the pancreas stops producing insulin), consistent monitoring of glucose levels and lifelong insulin injections are required to survive. However, innovations in diabetes management like Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) mean that a type 1 diagnosis no longer needs to be something daunting or […]

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Is this side effect normal?

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Is this side effect normal?

We’re all familiar with the possibility of side effects when we take prescription pills. But did you know that other health-care tools can also cause concerns? For example, medical devices— everything from pacemakers to prosthetics to bandages—have also been linked to adverse reactions. Canadians rely on medical devices to maintain and improve their health and well-being. Canada has one of the best regulatory systems in […]

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Government of Canada releases Canada’s first dementia strategy

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Government of Canada releases Canada’s first dementia strategy

Government of Canada press release – Dementia is having a significant and growing impact in Canada, with more than 419,000 Canadians aged 65 years and older diagnosed with dementia. Two-thirds of those diagnosed are women, and as our population ages, the number of Canadians affected by dementia is expected to increase. Dementia affects not only […]

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Niagara Health receives international recognition

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Niagara Health receives international recognition

Niagara Health press release – Receiving international recognition with 17 Leading Practices that hospitals around the world can use to improve quality and safety in their organization was one of the highlights celebrated Tuesday, June 25/2019, at Niagara Health’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). Accreditation Canada and Health Standards Organization recognized Niagara Health’s team for 17 […]

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Niagara Health announces Awards of Excellence recipients

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Niagara Health announces Awards of Excellence recipients

Niagara Health press release – An Emergency Department Physician is the 2019 President’s Award of Excellence recipient for consistently exceeding expectations through personalized service to patients, families, and colleagues. Dr. Melanie Senechal was presented with Niagara Health’s top award for extraordinary performance at our Awards of Excellence ceremony on June 25 at our St. Catharines […]

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