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Chris Draper

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Chris is a blogger and avid reader of many genres and is particularly interested in how aging affects our lifestyles. She enjoys music, spending time with her family, both young and old and volunteers part-time as a caregiver to those with chronic pain issues.

Celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday

The official celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday starts on June 21st and runs until July 1. This year Canada is celebrating one HUGE birthday...

June is ALS Awareness Month

June is ALS Awareness month. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as ALS, is a group of neurological diseases. They involve the neurons which are...

Father’s Day Gifts for Senior Dads

Father’s Day is just around the corner and many of us are looking for unique, thoughtful gifts for our senior dads. We may be...

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: June 15th

Abuse and neglect of the elderly is a worldwide problem. The totals run into more than 2 million cases each year. Almost 10% of...

Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, a month dedicated to spreading information about Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is often misunderstood or confused with other...

June is Cataract Awareness Month

June is Cataract Awareness Month and your sight matters! Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in the U.S. and the leading cause...

The Facts on Osteoporosis: What You Need to Know

Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones causing low bone mass and deteriorating bone tissues. It has no symptoms and causes no pain. Most...

National Cancer Survivor Day is June 4th

National Cancer Survivor’s Day is an annual, worldwide celebration. It is held on the first Sunday of June. This is a time to celebrate...

Fun Summer Activities for Seniors

The temperature is rising and the sun is shining. Summer will soon be here and seniors are looking for things to do outdoors. Whether...

Seniors Can be Cyber Savvy

A lot of jokes are made about seniors and their use or technology or in some cases, non-use of technology. Many seniors are portrayed...