Aging and Your Heart

The Effects of Aging and Your Heart Health As you age, your body begins to change the way it works. For example, as you get older your heart cannot beat as fast during physical activity or in times of stress compared to when you were younger. As you age the walls of...

High Blood Pressure and Heart Health

High Blood Pressure and Heart Health Many doctors comment that their patients have hypertension, the medical term for high blood pressure. So, what does this mean exactly? Blood pressure is a measure of the pressure or force of blood against the walls of your blood...

Keeping Seniors Safe This Summer

Keeping Seniors Safe This Summer Now that summer is officially here, most seniors are beating the heat by staying inside or sitting in the shade. One important health behaviour that most seniors overlook is the amount of water they are drinking. Latiece Washington, a...

Supporting Aging Hearts

June is Seniors’ Month in Ontario and a time to celebrate the contributions and achievements that older adults have made to the Thunder Bay community. It is also a time to reflect on the health and social issues impacting older citizens, including their heart health....