50+ Health

About This Health Centre

As we age, our health needs change. Explore this health centre for information and advice to help you make the right choices about food and nutrition, physical fitness, bone and joint health, and age-related disease and injury prevention. For additional health information, please talk to your Costco Pharmacist.

50+ Health


Pain is an unfortunate part of life. Even though everyone encounters it, our experience, sensitivity, and tolerance to pain vary greatly. One person may suffer from small aches while another will tolerate walking on a broken ankle. Still, everyone needs pain relief now and then. This month, we take a look at some of the conditions that may cause you pain and what you can do to find pain relief.

Can pain-free be drug-free?

As effective as drugs can be, you don't always need them to "kill" the pain. more...

Does twisting make you shout?

If you're one of the thousands of Canadians with a "bad" back, you'll benefit from our advice, which aims to get you back on your feet. more...

Not tonight, I've got a headache

Your head's killing you, and all you can think about is wishing the pain would stop. And you're not alone - headache is one of the most common pain conditions that people suffer from. more...

When joints go bad

When it comes to arthritis pain, age has very little to do with it. Even young people can get this disabling condition. Has arthritis got you aching for relief? Learn more about easing the discomfort. more...


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