7 Ways to Stay Strong and Healthy as We Age

Written by Team Optimity 2 min read Fact: Canadians are living longer than ever before. Another fact: Older people are still experiencing age-related health complications at a similar age of onset as the previous generation. Lesser-known truth: While people are living longer, they are living longer with underlying health complications.  The health problems older people … Continue reading 7 Ways to Stay Strong and Healthy as We Age

Myth or Fact? You Can Get Cancer From Sex

By David McLay 3 min read Most of us grew up hearing some myths and misinformation about sex. I’ve been grown up for some time, but I recently came across a new one: You can get cancer from sex. Both cancer and sex are too important to leave shrouded in myth, so I investigated. In … Continue reading Myth or Fact? You Can Get Cancer From Sex

All About Flu Shots – What You Need to Know

Written by Cara Rosenbloom 3 minute read Washing hands, eating a balanced diet, getting enough sleep and being physically active are steps you can take to prevent the flu. The other important action is getting a yearly flu shot. Maybe you’re wavering. Perhaps you’re wondering if you really need the flu shot and if it … Continue reading All About Flu Shots – What You Need to Know

5 Essential Skills for Managing Diabetes

Written by Team Optimity 3 minute read November 14th is World Diabetes Day, making this the ideal time to talk about a disease that affects about 11 million Canadians. Being diagnosed with diabetes means you will probably have to make some lifestyle changes, and that can be scary. But rest assured, with the right diet, activity … Continue reading 5 Essential Skills for Managing Diabetes