What is Recreational Therapy? For your better health.

What is Recreational Therapy? For your better health.

Many different types of therapies address psychiatric conditions today. Moreover, recreational therapy is one type of treatment that can yield many benefits. Specifically What is Recreational Therapy? When it comes to mental health treatment, recreational therapy is a treatment employed by many facilities in your community. In fact, recreation therapy uses a wide variety of
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Heart Health

Heart Health

Studies estimate that 90 percent of all cardiovascular disease is preventable. Adding regular exercise and healthy eating to your day can have major impacts on the heart. February is Heart & Stroke month in Canada, encouraging everyone to start making heart-healthy changes. People are not buildings. We build and rebuild ourselves every day. So, there
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Who Should get Travel Insurance?

Who Should get Travel Insurance?

We hear from Canadians all the time about their cousin, friend, or aunt so-and-so who went on a vacation without insurance and were just fine. We’re sure that’s true, but insurance isn’t there for the times the vacation goes fine and dandy. On the contrary, Health Risk is there for when the plan goes terribly,
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Emergency Medical Travel Insurance

Emergency Medical Travel Insurance

We hear about many Canadians who travel out-of-province and internationally without health insurance. Often, things go according to plan: they come home healthy, and everything is fine. Sometimes, they aren’t so lucky. Emergency medical travel insurance protects Canadians who are travelling outside of their province from the medical costs of illness and injury. Our emergency
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Kick off new decade with mental health…our goal for 2020:

Kick off new decade with mental health…our goal for 2020:

Mental health resolutions for a less-divisive, healthier 2020 … It’s that time of year, aka, the start of a new one, when we assess areas … consulted psychologists to learn how we can best align with our New Year … along with resources, By and large, physical health is still more straightforward and (often) more tangible than mental health,
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2020 Employers taking a closer look at mental health

2020 Employers taking a closer look at mental health

Advocating for better mental health at work often starts by offering the right benefits to employees. In this post, explore some popular options. Reasons Companies Should Promote Mental Health at Work: One in five people in Canada experience mental health problems and this number is on the rise. Last week marked the Mental Health Week, a
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Mental Health…..Work-related risk factors for health

Mental Health…..Work-related risk factors for health

An estimated 264 million people suffer from depression globally, one of the leading causes of disability, with many of these people also suffering from symptoms of anxiety. A recent world-wide global study estimates that depression and anxiety disorders cost the global economy US$ 1 trillion each year in lost productivity. Unemployment is a well-recognized risk
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Our guide to travel insurance…

Our guide to travel insurance…

The snow is flying and temperatures are dropping. So you don’t need a calendar to tell you it’s time to head south. Well, if that’s what you’re planning—be assured that you’re going have plenty of company if 2019 travel patterns to date are any guide. Though some of Canada’s TV networks were questioning the dearth
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Winter Travellers: Expect the Unexpected With Some Mexican Hospitals

Winter Travellers: Expect the Unexpected With Some Mexican Hospitals

Planning a winter vacation to one of Mexico’s popular destinations: Cancun, Los Cabos, Mazatlán, or Puerto Vallarta? The warm weather, the beaches, the R&R…What’s not to love about vacationing at a Mexican hotspot? Not to be a downer, but Claims at TuGo has noticed an increasing number of negative customer experiences with medical emergencies in Mexico—both during
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