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What you need to know about dental care after 60

Lots of things get better with age. Unfortunately, our dental health generally isn’t one of them. According to a recent survey by Statistics Canada, older Canadians typically have more problems with their teeth than their 20 to 39-year-old counterparts do.1 As we age, our dental health risks increase in several areas.

Diabetes 101

Did you know almost three million Canadians live with diabetes every day – that’s 10% of our population. There are three types of diabetes: Type 1, Type 2 and gestational.

More about the Ontario Drug Benefit program

The Province of Ontario has a program for residents 65 and older called the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) program. Below are some frequently asked questions to help you understand what this drug program means to you.

OTIP and OTF celebrates outstanding Ontario teachers

OTIP and the Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF) have recognized three outstanding Ontario teachers with the OTIP Teaching Award for excellence.

How to prevent wind damage to your home

High winds can be a dangerous, and costly, instance of extreme weather. Though none of us can control the weather, there are some actions that home owners can take to help minimize their potential losses in the event of a wind storm.

This Fall, focus on gratitude

Fall is a season of change, from the colours of the trees to the weather, but Fall also brings a very special holiday, Thanksgiving. It’s a time to show gratitude while spending time with loved ones and enjoying a delicious dinner. Did you know that there are health benefits to being thankful and showing gratitude in your daily routine?

Stop! What to do when you see flashing lights on the road

Whether you’re a new driver, or are seasoned on the road, seeing flashing lights out of the corner of your rearview mirror can be a little nerve-wracking. Brush up on the steps you should take the next time: you encounter a vehicle with flashing lights while driving:

5 reasons you should consider unplugging

Between texts, emails, phone calls, calendar alerts and notifications from multiple social media platforms, being connected can seem like a full-time job. So much so that it’s easy to forget that an off switch even exists.

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