Best Activities for a Healthy Mind and Body

No matter your age, exercise is vital to your well-being. It keeps you strong, flexible and stable and is an important element of independence and longevity. “Physical activity creates new pathways in the brain and strengthens old pathways” says Delmanor LivingWell™ coach Karen Hatch. If fitness is new in your life, start slow, says Hatch. […]

Delmanor’s LivingWell Virtual Gentle Fitness & Strength Classes

During this time of staying safe and isolated indoors, Delmanor Prince Edward resident Rudy began to miss the daily exercise classes held in the LivingWell Centre. In an effort to stay active and refrain from sitting too much, Rudy began participating in the gentle fitness classes plus strength classes which are offered through Delmanor’s  Resident […]

The Wynford Walkers World Tour

Delmanor Wynford Residents are excited about the upcoming Summer Olympic Games in Japan. In order to support our Canadian athletes, residents decided to take up a physical challenge of their own. To kick off the new year, the Delmanor seniors decided to start counting their daily steps with the goal of reaching the steps required […]

Drug Interaction Seminar at Delmanor Northtown

A great way to begin any New Year is to start by being healthy! There are an abundance of vitamins, foods, natural products, prescription and non-prescriptions drugs that are available to us today. It is no surprise that drug interactions have become a growing concern. Abby, a fourth year pharmacy student who has a strong […]

Active Aging with the Hula Hoop to Health Workshop at Delmanor Northtown

Our health is truly our greatest treasure. At Delmanor Northtown, Residents took healthy living to a whole new level. While celebrating “Active Aging Week”, Residents participated in many active and wellness oriented programs, including the “Hula Hoop to Health & Fitness” Workshop with registered Kinesiologist Judy Chu. Judy Chu is a Fitness & Health Specialist, […]

Dancing into Autumn at Delmanor Northtown

Did you know that research has shown that dancing improves strength and muscle function in seniors? It also helps to improve balance and flexibility that lead to better stability and fewer injuries. Seniors that dance have shown to have improved cardiovascular health which helps to decrease their chances of developing heart disease. Dancing is fun […]

Optimizing Brain Health at Delmanor Northtown

When asked, almost everyone likes the idea of living a healthy life and optimizing their brain function. Delmanor Northtown welcomed Judy Chu, a registered Kinesiologist, adult educator, student mentor, community volunteer, and fitness & health specialist. Retired from Baycrest Center after many years, Judy understands first hand the common fear of aging and the desire […]

Steps to LivingWell

In our August LivingWell article we talked about snacking throughout the day and the importance of choosing your snacks wisely. Here’s how you can stay within your daily calorie budget. Studies show the benefits of eating breakfast-including helping you lose weight. People who skip breakfast actually eat more calories overall (usually from sugary and fatty […]

Steps to LivingWell

Since you need fewer calories as you age, it might be tempting to skip meals or cut snacks to keep your weight in check. But if you miss breakfast, go too long without eating, or snack on sweets, you may not only set yourself up for diet disaster but speed up the aging process as […]