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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.

The Natural Health Benefits of Garlic

One of the earliest treatments for disease and maintaining health was garlic. It has been used since the beginning of recorded history and was...

Should You Volunteer When You Retire?

For many seniors, retirement is filled with hours spent on hobbies, travel to other countries and more time to spend with friends and relatives....

Spring Hobbies for Seniors

Spring may be here but in many areas it still feels like winter. It won’t be long until the last of the snow melts...

The Effects of Resilience on Aging

More than exercise, eating well and good genes, resilience will have the most impact on how well you age. Resilience is the ability to...

Type 2 Diabetes Risks

Many seniors develop type 2 diabetes and aren’t aware of it. Once known as adult onset diabetes, type 2 diabetes affects the way your...

Learn About Senior Tax Deductions

Tax season is here. Some seniors have their income tax prepared by a tax preparation company For those who do their own taxes make...

Oral Health as You Age

Growing older doesn’t mean losing all of your teeth. You aren’t necessarily condemned to a future of wearing dentures that are whiter than white....

International Women’s Day March 8th, 2018

International Women’s Day has its origins from early in the 20th century. Women advocated for equal rights as they began to join the work...

Senior Nutrition: Eating Right as you Age

March is National Nutrition Month. Most think of nutrition as eating food that keeps you healthy but it’s more than that. Nutrition means providing...

Senior Homelessness and Poverty

The number of homeless seniors in Canada and other “wealthy” countries is rising. As of 2016 those over 50 accounted for more than 41...