How good diabetes management can help seniors reduce risks and stay healthy

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The risk of type 2 diabetes increases with age, and seniors account for nearly half of Canadians with diabetes. Screening is important for prevention and early diagnosis. Self-management education and support from a diabetes care team can help you control diabetes and reduce the risk of serious health complications.

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The benefits of an independent living retirement lifestyle

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One of the keys to a happy retirement is selecting which senior living option is best suited for your needs. An independent living lifestyle is a great fit for someone who does not require personal support or care, but may benefit from the many conveniences of living in a retirement community. Older adults living in independent retirement accommodations generally do not receive personal care services, but may enjoy dining options, general housekeeping and laundry amenities, and a host of activities and outings to support an active and vibrant lifestyle.

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Residence Spotlight: Chartwell Parkway

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A quaint, boutique-style seniors’ community situated in friendly Pickering, Ontario, Chartwell Parkway Retirement Residence is tucked in a quiet neighbourhood that’s minutes away from the city’s vibrant and growing city centre, which boasts a number of local amenities—from shopping plazas and restaurants to public transit. Well known in the Durham Region for its strong community reputation and homey atmosphere, Chartwell Parkway offers its residents a rewarding and engaging lifestyle, where individual needs are adapted and met by a team of dedicated and caring staff.

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Chartwell Retirement Residences and the National Hockey League’s Ottawa Senators announce exclusive partnership

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November 1, 2016 [Ottawa, Ontario] – As part of our ongoing commitment to Making People’s Lives BETTER, Chartwell’s 27 retirement residences in the Ottawa and Gatineau regions have announced an exclusive partnership with the Ottawa Senators Hockey Club. Together, both organizations officially kick off their partnership at the 13th annual Canadian Armed Forces Appreciation Night on November 1st, during which a number of Veterans from Chartwell retirement homes, along with their guests, are invited to the National Hockey League’s first age-friendly suite, the “Chartwell Suite” at Canadian Tire Centre.

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