On this page find helpful tools, exercises, and links to help you tap into your Fountain of Health™!

Take our online quiz or try out one of the other useful Fountain of Health™ tools and exercises below:

Fountain of Health Tools

Use this exercise to reflect on your beliefs.
Mindfulness and Optimal Aging, with David Whitehorn, PhD, MSN, (Age 74). Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University and Director, Atlantic Contemplative Centre.
A video of a real family whose father develops depression.
Five key Fountain of Health messages and actions you can take for optimal aging (downloadable/printable PDF form)
Write your goals down on this printable form to help you achieve them.
Getting the mental health care you need as you age is very important. This booklet describes common misconceptions about getting mental health care help and describes a typical mental health visit.

Other Tools

The Self-Assessment Kiosk is user-friendly, flexible, anonymous resource that allows users to measure up to 18 domains of mental and general health using valid questionnaires.
Your Brain Matters 5 steps to brain health and preventing dementia. See the video, take a quiz, or try out BrainyApp.
Join a global mindfulness community that supports and guides a daily mindfulness practice.
An online and downloadable Cognitive Behavioral Therapy workbook with exercises to address negative thought patterns and behaviors.
Free Brain Health Assessment from Baycrest.

Helpful Links

A Doctor-Professor answers the question "What is the single best thing we can do for our health" in a completely new way.
A national organization in support of Canadians living with mental illness and their families.
A national resource for seniors mental health, with clinician and patient and family guidelines on topics such as: depression, suicide, delirium and dementia.
Hello Brain provides easy-to-understand scientific information about brain health.
This website offers resources and tools to support physical activity and active living to promote independence and well-being.
See the full Guidelines, or the shorter Handbook with log books with examples of ways you can incorporate physical activity into your schedule. Use the blank logs at the back of the handbook to track your own progress!
This site offers a wealth of healthy aging information based on scientific evidence, both for the public and clinicians.
Access federal and provincial information about the services, benefits, programs and initiatives available to seniors in your province.
Visit Canada's centre of excellence on memory and aging.

FoH Publications

Please visit the Fountain of Health Research page.

What's the evidence?

Click here to find research papers and references showing the scientific evidence to back up each of the five key Fountain of Health™ areas for optimal aging

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