50+ Health

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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


Over 4 million Canadians have some form of arthritis. In fact, it's one of the leading causes of long-term disability in Canada today. Appropriate treatment, as well as learning how to manage this chronic condition, can go a long way to help. Find out about the differences between the most common forms of arthritis and what you can do to help manage the symptoms.

Arthritis: a term for many disorders

Did you know that there are several different types of arthritis? Learn about the most common forms and their symptoms. more...

Don't let arthritis keep you down

There's no question that arthritis can get in the way of work and play, but here are ways to enjoy an active life. more...

Easing the discomfort

Arthritis can be a painful condition, with symptoms ranging from mildly irritating to severely interfering with daily life. Get the most out of your pain relief options. more...

Kids get arthritis too

Contrary to what many people think, arthritis doesn't only target adults or seniors. Juvenile arthritis can strike children of any age. more...


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