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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.

It’s Colon Cancer Awareness Month!

March is colon cancer awareness month. Otherwise known as colorectal cancer, most seniors know someone who has been affected by this disease. It’s the...

9 Ways Seniors Can Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day celebrations are not just for the Irish or for the young. Traditional activities for St. Patrick’s Day tend to involve lots...

Martial Arts for Seniors

Martial arts aren’t just for the young. They are a good choice for seniors, especially martial arts which are low impact and involve discipline....

Healthy Aging At Any Age

Whatever our age, we all want to age well and healthy aging starts with maintaining a healthy body and mind. Managing your health so...

7 Ways To Plan On Being An Independent Senior

It’s never too late to start thinking about how you will remain an independent senior. Outside of a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or other severe illness,...

Opioid Addiction in Seniors

Opioid addiction is becoming more common in seniors. Along with the most often prescribed medications such as blood thinners and beta blockers, there are...

How to Volunteer With Seniors

There is lots of information and advice for seniors on how they can help in their community by spending their time volunteering. But how...

It’s Refired, Not Retired Day!

Refired, Not Retired! This is a special day for all of those who are retired to celebrate living their lives to the fullest. Stop...

Unbelievable The Tax Dollars Spent on Prisons Verses Senior Care

Times are changing for our seniors and some of the changes aren’t very good. Long-term care in Canada and especially in Ontario falls under...

Seniors Paying it Forward

For many seniors, the day they turn 65 is the day things change and they suddenly realize they are old. They also realize that...