News

  • Hunan Province wants Wellness

    Wellness Institute at Seven Oaks General Hospital hosted a visit today by a delegation of high officials from the People’s Government of Hunan Province led by His Excellency Mr. XIANG Lili, Vice Governor.

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  • City Councillor Devi Sharma Visits Renovated Therapy Pool

    Wellness Institute welcomed Councillor Devi Sharma today to recognize her contribution to the therapy pool expansion and renovation project.

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  • Resolve to Invest in Yourself

    If you are fearful your “resolution” to get fit and lose weight in 2017 will set you up as a target for ribbing from friends and family, allow me to suggest calling it what it really is: making an investment in yourself.

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  • Wellness Wins 2016 ICAA Award

    A Wellness Institute campaign to make the case for healthy, active aging has won an international award.

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  • Wellness in the Times

    Local paper reports on the Next 20 for Wellness.

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  • Wellness Working to Support Better Diabetes Education

    Family physicians get a look at a new comprehensive program for diabetes

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  • Report to the Community

    The report to the community highlighting the impact the Wellness Institute has had on health and well-being in the last 20 years

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  • Healthy Aging Helps to Reduce Healthcare Costs

    As our population ages and demand for healthcare increases we need to invest in strategies to prevent illness to avoid rising healthcare costs and ensure services are there when needed.

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  • Healthy Aging is a Lifelong Investment

    Healthy aging isn’t just for the old. Starting at age 25 we lose approximately 10% of our functional mobility – strength, balance and cardiorespiratory fitness – per decade.  More and more of us have sedentary jobs and we need to plan activity to have an active lifestyle. Some experts contend that sitting is the new […]

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  • Healthy Aging Isn’t Rocket Science, But It Is Science

    Despite ever prominent stories and studies on ways to improve your health, people still struggle with making the choices that will improve the quality and length of their life.

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  • Healthy Aging Never Gets Old

    In 1996 Seven Oaks General Hospital recognized the growing need to address the health challenges of an aging population by opening the Wellness Institute. The Wellness Institute has since grown to over 6500 members and is internationally recognized as a world leader in medical fitness. For the 1400 members who have been attending faithfully for […]

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  • Wellness working to support better diabetes education

    The Wellness institute is announcing the development of a comprehensive new program for modern and effective diabetes education including individual exercise prescription to launch within a year.

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  • Successful Weight Loss in a Fast-paced, Fast Food Society

    Losing weight can feel like swimming upstream. You are forced to go against the norm in a society that has normalized unhealthy eating and abnormally sedentary lifestyles. Our modern conveniences coupled with the highly processed foods at our fingertips have contributed to a society with more than one in four Canadian adults having obesity. The […]

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