Wednesday, September 30, 2020

How Physical Activity Benefits the Mind

Physical activity has many benefits. It not only reduces the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure (also known as hypertension), and helps you...

Preventing Falls

Did you know that falls are the leading cause of injury among older adults? As a result, Fall Prevention Month is recognized every November...

World Alzheimer’s Day

There are approximately 750,000 Canadians (and at least 44 million people worldwide) living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. There are two...

Dr. Ghahary’s Healthy Aging Tips

Getting older is something we have no control over; aging, unfortunately, is just a natural part of life. Of course, there are many aspects...

The Common Signs of Aging

Aging is something that happens to all of us. In fact, the aging process begins as soon as we’re born. What you might not...

The Importance of Caregivers

When a doctor isn’t immediately available, a caregiver is often the second most important person in a patient’s life – particularly if they are...

Ear Problems

Our ears are some of the most sensitive parts of or body – they are responsible for controlling our balance and allowing us to...

Caring for Geriatric Patients in Canada

As of 2014, nearly 16 percent (just over 6 million) of Canadians were made up of geriatric patients aged 65 or older. By 2030,...

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

Dr. Ali Ghahary, a family physician in Vancouver, is adept in treating chronically ill and geriatric patients, including those suffering from dementia. Dementia is a...