Dr. Elaine Chin. The average age for menopause is 51, since menopause generally lasts between seven and 14 years, millions of postmenopausal women are coming into management and top leadership roles at age 54, while experiencing mild to severe symptoms such as depression, anxiety, sleep deprivation, and cognitive impairment, to name a few. If you are menopausal – do not suffer in silence. You get no medals for it.
Dr. Elaine Chin. Going ‘viral’ with over half a million accounts reached is an abstract concept for many of us who have healthcare careers and post for the purpose of getting important evidence-based information out to people. Recently I posted a Cancer Awareness Series. The risk of BBQ foods went ‘viral’. I’m ‘at risk’ for colon cancer because of my family history.
While it is true that memory decline can occur as we age, it is not a universal or inevitable experience. Research has shown that there are many factors that contribute to age-related memory decline, including genetics, lifestyle choices, and certain medical conditions.
This summer we’ve become all too aware of a spike in closures of emergency departments and intensive care units across Canada. This has not only affected smaller hospitals in rural communities. For the first time, many teaching hospitals have been impacted, including the Toronto General Hospital – one of the world’s top 10-ranked hospitals. This scares me. Frankly, it should scare all of us.
The pandemic has impacted everyone differently. Prioritizing the types of benefits that reduce the impact of chronic conditions and investing in targeted wellness programs have proven return on investment. Dr. Elaine Chin, explains the role of organizations in reducing COVID-19-related health issues in the Plans & Trusts September/October 2022 issue.
Companies have long invested in leadership training, but Dr. Elaine Chin, pioneer in precision medicine, says it’s time to invest in health training, too. Rotman Management Magazine asked questions to Dr. Elaine Chin on this hot topic.
If you have an office job, you’ve likely spent much of the past two years working remotely. And if you’ve been working remotely, you’ve likely enjoyed it. But now you’re likely feeling pressure from your bosses to come back to the office, either gradually or all at once. Maybe you’ve already been ordered back.
Dr. Elaine Chin is presenting a wellness session based on her book Welcome Back! How to Reboot Your Physical and Mental Well-Being at the 13th Annual World Pension Alliance and Transatlantic Conference virtual event hosted by Australia this year.
Evidence is telling us in no uncertain terms that working women are doing worse than their male counterparts when it comes to caring for their own health needs.