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Antiquated Thinking About Old Age Hinders Canada

“Antiquated thinking about old age hinders Canada’s economic and social development,” by Thomas Klassen, York University, Canada Governments in Canada define working age as being between 15 and 65, but this misrepresents the lives of Canadians. The 2016 census found … Continue reading

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Is The ‘Midlife Crisis’ A Real Thing?

“Is the ‘midlife crisis’ a real thing?”  by Nick Haslam, The University of Melbourne Middle age is often seen as life’s pivot point. A hill has been climbed and the view over the other side is unsettling. As Victor Hugo said: … Continue reading

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Ageing Gracefully 101: Everything You Wanted To Know

Ageing: Are you ageing with a “bad” attitude? That is a relative word, “bad,” and not one of my preferred. Labelling is not an activity that I like to indulge in. No situation or experience is really “good” or “bad,” … Continue reading

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The Ageing Face Of Homelessness In North American Cities

Homelessness. “The ageing face of homelessness in North American cities” by Sarah Canham, Simon Fraser University In Vancouver last month, more than 400 volunteers walked around, carrying clipboards and wearing bright yellow buttons that read “Homeless Count.” They were out on … Continue reading

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Why Age Gives West African Women More Autonomy And Power

“Why age gives West African women more autonomy and power” by Marijke Verpoorten, University of Antwerp and Sahawal Alidou, University of Antwerp Several studies, covering about 58 countries across the world, found that as women get older they are more … Continue reading

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Straight Talk About Ageing And How Two Health Issues Affect Your Sex Life

Straight. Real. That is what Daughters of Sheba has always been about. Now that we are an official nonprofit organization, we will still keep it real. Wrote about this many years ago but it bears repeating. Until reading a particular … Continue reading

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Enabling Better Ageing: The 4 Things Seniors Need, And The 4 Things That Need To Change

Enabling better ageing: The 4 things seniors need, and the 4 things that need to change by Don Drummond, and Duncan Sinclair Canada’s population is rapidly ageing, but is it ageing well? In our November 2020 report “Ageing Well,” we … Continue reading

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The Surprising Reason Eating Less Meat Is Linked To A Longer Life

The Surprising Reason Eating Less Meat Is Linked To A Longer Life: A Smelly Toxic Gas by Rui Wang High-protein diets are having a moment. In any grocery store you can now buy a protein bowl, pick up a protein … Continue reading

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