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The link between physical activity and mortality risk in older adults

A study led by researchers at the National Cancer Institute found that recreational pursuits that incorporate physical activity, including walking, swimming and playing tennis, may lower older adults’ risk of death from any cause. That includes cardiovascular disease and cancer, which the World Health Organization notes are two of the leading causes of death across …

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Benefits of Knitting

Did you know that knitting has positive effects on both your physical and your mental health? Whether you’re a lifelong enthusiast or a curious beginner, these benefits are sure to convince you to break out your needles more often! In Chateau Glengarry, we promote knitting activities and have nurtured some skilled knitting experts. 1.Knitting fosters …

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The risk of dehydration among seniors

Did you know that seniors are more susceptible to dehydration? This is because aging causes the body’s thirst signals to weaken, thereby increasing the risk of not drinking enough. In addition, the kidneys become less effective at conserving water when eliminating waste. Plus, mobility and memory problems can make it harder for older adults to …

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