Workshop 3 – Taking Steps to a Healthier Lifestyle
In this session, you will:
- identify fears you have about your health as you are aging
- select one area of your health needing change and one action to address this
- determine ways to stay motivated
- contemplate two futures and make a choice
Jeopardy Health Quiz
2-1-1 Community Information Centre of Ottawa
Connects people to the right information and services, helping people to find the right health, community, and social services. Call 211 or use the contact information
Members of your healthcare team
Great people to ask to provide you with information and resources on maintaining or improving your health. The Canadian Patient Safety Institute offers “Tips and Tools for Talking to Your Healthcare Team.”
Information can be found at:
Provides a wealth of health information, some of it very informative and up-to-date while other information may not be as reliable. “Evaluation of Health Information on the Web” is published by Dalhousie University and can be found at the link to the right. This will assist you in finding reliable information.
Health Link BC
You can trust the information provided by government-sponsored sites. Health Link BC provides a list of information and resources on a wide range of health topics.
The Four Tendencies by Gretchen Rubin
Personality types based on motivation: how do you make yourself do what you want to do?
Take The Four Tendencies free quiz online: https://quiz.gretchenrubin.com/
Seasonal Affective Disorder: How to Buy a SAD Lamp
Distilled Non-Alcoholic Spirits
SeedLip can solve the dilemma: what to drink when you’re not drinking. Based on the distilled remedies from The Art of Distillation (1651). Sugar and sweetener-free, 0 calories. Mix with tonic/soda
Odawa Native Friendship Centre
Offers various programs and services to Indigenous people of all ages. PROGRAMS: for children, lifelong care, healthy living, community justice, and recreation. Can also help connect you to other useful resources and programs.
Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health
Creates and delivers services to prevent ill health, treat illness and provide support and aftercare. PROGRAMS: Clinic (holistic health), healthy living, housing support, workshops & recreation.
This information was correct at the time of producing. It may change without notice.
Call 2-1-1 for up-to-date information.