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What parents of anxious children should know

Having a child that has anxiety can bring stress and uncertainty to your life as a parent. Knowing what kind of adjustments you should make in your home and parenting to help your child cope with their anxiety and become the best they can be for some can be an uncertain and difficult path to navigate. If your child has been diagnosed with anxiety here are some key tips to help you navigate the path ahead from Worrywisekids and the Anxiety and Depression Association of America.

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For seniors: 11 ways to prevent falls at home

What is the most common cause of injury among older Canadians? Falls. According to Statistics Canada, every year approximately 85% of injury related hospitalizations for seniors are due to falls. But, as a senior, removing yourself from activities that keep you active to reduce the chance of a fall may be more detrimental than helpful. Keeping active helps maintain the parts of your physical health that help prevent falls like strength, balance and confidence.

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Top behaviour strategies for parenting ADHD children

Parenting a child with ADHD offers challenges. But you may not be able to find solutions for the challenges you face as a parent of a child with ADHD in a run-of-the-mill parenting guidebook. The impulsiveness, hyper-activeness and distraction of your child means they can need a lot of attention. Not to mention, behavioural problems need to be dealt with in the right way, which can be difficult to know how to do. To help you on your parenting journey the Centre For ADHD Awareness Canada has four strategies to guide you while parenting a child with ADHD:

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Your guide to food after a brain injury: how and what to eat to help your brain heal.

Rehabilitation is usually a big focus when you’re recovering from a brain injury. But feeding yourself well so you have the fuel you need for rehabilitation efforts is important.

However, knowing how and what you should be eating after a brain injury isn’t always obvious. BrainLine, developed expert tips to help those in Traumatic Brain Injury recovery eat the right way on their rehabilitation journey:

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