Age is the greatest risk factor for developing dementia, and the number of rural older adults is rising in Canada. As the rural population ages, there is an increasing need for knowledge on brain health and cognitive health promotion within a rural context. This WellSpring issue takes a look at ways to support brain health from the perspective of rural older adults. Authors: Juanita Bacsu, Shanthi Johnson. (WellSpring | June 2020, Volume 31, Number 06)
Balance exercises can help you maintain your balance and your confidence. If you are an older adult, balance exercises are especially important because they can help you prevent falls and maintain your independence.
We've added 10 more chapters to our popular Physical Activity Counselling Toolkit, as well as updated the original 10 resources.