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Medical Questions
To speak to a nurse about a medical or health-related issue, call Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000. If your situation is a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or 911

Ontario’s leading web destination for trusted health information, services and advice for healthier living. Operated by Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

Alzheimer's Care
Help in living with Alzheimer's Disease, whether you yourself have it, or are caring for someone who does. From the Alzheimer Society of Canada.

Arthritis Canada
Arthritis Canada addresses the issues in living well with arthritis: coping strategies, exercises, pain management, as well as medical information. Practical and supportive.

Elder Abuse
Facts about elder abuse for your loved one.

Canadian Cancer Society
Information about The Canadian Cancer Society; many aspects of cancer including warning signs, early detection methods and treatment; how you can get involved in the fight against cancer; the latest cancer research results.

Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Canadian Diabetes Association

Canadian Hearing Society

Canadian Hemophilia Society

Canadian Liver Foundation

Canadian MedicAlert Foundation
What is MedicAlert, who needs it, articles, fact sheets, press releases.

Canadian Opthalmology Society

Canadian Red Cross
National Red Cross News, events, publications, volunteering, donating.

Caregivers' Association of Ontario
Comprehensive online information for informal and formal caregivers

Centres for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC)
Promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada

Dental Care Tips for Seniors
Natural teeth, dentures, oral self-exams. Dental advice to keep a smile on your face, from New Brunswick Health Services.

Epilepsy Canada

A regional crisis line for French-speaking women available 24/7 offered by our non-profit organization Oasis centre des femmes. The line is available to French-speaking women victims and survivors of violence in South Central and Southwestern Ontario. Also offers counseling, advocacy, workshops and various other services in our downtown center. Call 1-877-679-2229 or 416-657-2229.

Fitness Tips
Dozens of useful articles on fitness and exercise. All useful; many specific to seniors issues. From the Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute.

A friendly, easy-to-use gateway that offers information and online resources focused on mental health, elder care, and aging well.

Health Canada's Aging and Seniors Web Resource
From the federal government comes this site full of informative and interesting resources for Canadian senior citizens. In both English and French.

Health for Seniors
Handling common health problems for seniors: sleeping, constipation, depression, blood pressure, diabetes, exercise. From New Brunswick Health Services.

Health News for Seniors
The latest news stories on health issues of interest to Canadian seniors. Canoe website.

Healthy Eating During the Prime Years
Great article with the details of what we need to eat and why.

Hip Replacement
A personal account of recovery from a total hip replacement; tips on what to do and what not to do; coping skills to manage more effectively after hip surgery.

Home Safety Guide for Seniors
Health Canada information about keeping your home safe and yourself healthy.

Huntington Society of Canada

Kidney Foundation of Canada

Leukemia Research Fund of Canada

The Lewy Body Disease Association
LBD is a neurological disorder that includes symptoms associated with Alzheimer's disease, clinical features of Parkinson's disease, fluctuations in cognitive performance and, finally, visual and/or auditory hallucinations.

Lymphoma Research Foundation Canada

Medicare information and resources from Health Canada.

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

National Eating Disorder Information Centre

North American Chronic Pain Association of Canada

Ontario Lung Association
Lung health information, medical research, community services and events, volunteer opportunities.

Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Ontario Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (416)978-1716

Osteoporosis Society of Canada

Parkinson Foundation of Canada

Pulmonary Hypertension Society of Ontario

Sleep/Wake Disorders Canada

Archive of articles about various sleep disorders

Thyroid Home Page
Provides thyroid patients and their families with accurate and helpful information about thyroid disease.

Veterans Services and Programs
Veterans Affairs Canada information on health care services and benefits, and the eligibility requirements. Disability pensions and allowances are also covered.

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