sandwich generation, caregiver, burnout, stress, self-care

Episode017. The Sandwich Generation

By Christina Prevett / March 23, 2017 / 0 Comments

Our Sandwich Generation is turning into a multiple layer sandwich! The Sandwich Generation refers to a group of individuals who are responsible for taking care of the generation or generations below them, as well as the generations above them. With the aging Canadian population and the Baby Boomers getting into their 70s, this group is […]

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diabetes, t2dm, exercise, healthy diet, gym

Episode016. Diabetes101

By Christina Prevett / March 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

Diabetes is a BIG Deal! As  I was getting ready to record this podcast, I looked at the updated statistics for diabetes in Canada and in the US. In Canada, 11 million individuals, or 29% of the population has some type of diabetes! In the US, 29.1 million or 9.3% of the population has diabetes! […]

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Episode015. Frailty … what does it even mean?

By Christina Prevett / March 9, 2017 / 0 Comments

Frailty is a hot topic with aging Canadians Our doctors discuss frailty amongst each other but we rarely provide insights to our clients about what we mean when we say that a person is frail. Frailty can be a big concern. Persons who are considered frail are vulnerable. If you get nothing else from the […]

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baby boomers, ageism, clinic, gym, language

Episode014. Why We Love Working with Baby Boomers: Ageism and the Aging Adult.

By Christina Prevett / February 26, 2017 / 0 Comments

At STAVE OFF, we work with a lot of Baby Boomers With our aging Canadian population, we are really starting to realize how important staying active, eating well, and managing our health overall can be for us. More and more research has been coming out talking about the importance of healthy habits to reduce risk […]

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sit, sitting, sedentary behavior, kingston

Episode013. We Doth Sit Too Much!

By Christina Prevett / February 19, 2017 / 0 Comments

We know that sitting has been dubbed as the new smoking but is it true? If you are like a lot of us, sitting is a BIG part of your day. Between desk jobs, Netflix and other sources of entertainment, we have plenty of chances in our days to spend time sitting. Sitting has been […]

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stress, cortisol, response, physiotherapy, health

Episode012. I'm Stressing Out!

By Christina Prevett / February 12, 2017 / 0 Comments

In our go-go-go society, we have more stress than ever before! Being constantly connected via telephones and social media, we never step away. We are always checking in to other peoples lives and comparing them to our own, checking email and worrying. I truly believe we spend a good portion of our day … WORRYING. […]

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