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Wellness Information Tips

 

Research by Health Canada shows regular and moderate exercise can cut age declines in half and reduce the risk of all diseases by 50 percent, but only 14 percent of Canadians 65 and older are sufficiently active, according to the National Population Health Survey.

Dr. Sandy O’ Brien Cousins of the University of Alberta gives reasons behind the finding in Ageism and Active Living, an easy – to – read, 6 – pager that offers strategies for action.

For a copy, visit: www.uwo.ca/actage. Click on: ALCOA Research Update (April, 2005).