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The month of February is host to arguably the most romantic holiday, so it may come as no surprise that February is commonly referred to as the month of love. We mean, who wouldn’t love a holiday where the most …

In Canada, one attempt to define the boom came from David Foot, author of Boom, Bust and Echo: Profiting from the Demographic Shift in the 21st century (1997). He defines a Canadian boomer as someone born from 1947 to 1966, the years that more …

It can be tricky when it’s impossible to pop in every day, but there are still lots of things that you can do to ensure they are safe and supported. Our changing lifestyles and work demands mean that many of …

Older Canadians are popping a lot of pills, but the medications can be doing more harm than good. What are the risks and how can you avoid them? As we get older, we are likely to take more medication.  Multiple …

This video of two older adults trying to figure out their computer’s webcam was an internet sensation a few years ago. It’s a charming and funny video, but it also highlights the growing popularity of technology among seniors. There are …

Although the holiday season can be a happy and joyous time for most of us, many older adults and seniors find the season hectic, confusing and even depressing depending on their mental, physical and emotional conditions. The good news is …

There’s no shortage of opinions these days about social networks and the decline of its in-person social connections but the internet can also be a positive force, especially for older adults.  The Brain and Social Connectedness: GCBH Recommendations on Social …

17
Oct

New research in Canada is showing that our elderly population is growing increasingly lonely and isolated. As spouses and close friends die, and children grow and have their own lives to manage, many older Canadians are finding themselves painfully lonely. So much …

05
Oct

Dementia Care Dos & Dont’s: Dealing with Dementia Behavior Problems

Mid-to-late stage dementia and Alzheimer’s disease often presents challenging behavior problems. The anger, sadness, paranoia, confusion and fear that people with the disease are experiencing can result in aggressive and sometimes violent speech or actions. Understand and learn which strategies are …

14
Jul

The Road Ahead: Driving Devices for People with AMD & Low Vision

Many of us take our ability to drive for granted. By enabling your mobility, being able to drive can significantly improve your quality of life. Driving makes it easier to visit your friends and loved ones, find better jobs, make …

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