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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.

A SAD Reminder

As we continue to experience winter and the holidays are over, many people experience a form of depression called Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD. SAD...

Check Out These 7 Great Ways For Senior Learning

As you age, learning new skills preserves the health of your brain. The act of learning itself improves cognitive functioning and keeps you sharp....

Should Seniors Stay Active In Their Communities? Absolutely!

Many seniors and those of retirement age become bored after awhile. They may have health problems which keep them isolated or may not know...

Senior Savings In the US

One of the perks of growing older is the long list of savings for seniors. Much like in Canada, once you reach senior citizen...

How To Spend Less As a Senior and Save Money!

If you live in Canada and you are a senior, taking advantage of the offered senior discounts can help seniors save money. The age at which...

There is Help For Senior Loneliness

Researchers have found increased evidence that links loneliness to physical illness and to functional and cognitive decline. The effects of loneliness on your health...

One Size Doesn’t Fit All Seniors

Just as in your 40’s and 50’s, where you see different people in different states of health, the same goes for those in their...

Great Tips To Help Seniors Manage Lupus

        Like other chronic diseases, Lupus can start at any time in your life. Since it is an inflammatory disease, managing the symptoms when you...

Grandparenting From A Distance

With families spread out across the country or even in other countries, distance is creating challenges for grandparents who are trying to get to...

Keeping Busy Post-Retirement

Keeping busy once you retire can seem difficult, especially at first. If you’ve retired from a job, you will probably miss the schedule and...