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Health & Wellness

Be aware of elder abuse

In April, 2002, the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA) proclaimed June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day following the United Nations’ International Plan of Action on Ageing.

This plan recognized the importance of addressing and preventing abuse and neglect of older adults.

Speaker touts ‘Eat Clean’

Tosca Reno’s “Eat Clean” event here Friday brought renewed vitality and inspiration to the Fort Frances community and residents of Rainy River District, as well as area First Nations’ people.

Guests enjoyed Reno’s friendly rapport, encouragement towards healthy lifestyle changes, and the “Eating Clean” approach.

Kids have stress, too

All children, even very young children, experience stress. All children also benefit from an increased ability to deal with stress and can learn ways to do this.

Research shows that up to 90 percent of illnesses are related to stress.

Having too much stress can make it more difficult for children to concentrate, to learn, and to get along with others.